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Recap of EIP Concept and Timeline
Toby Rittner, CDFA, gives a recap of the Energy Investment Partnership (EIP) concept, timeline, and first webinar in the series. He also describes the first Fact Sheet that was released and discusses resources to support EIP development
EIP: GC-HELP & GC-PACE
Chris Calvert, Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance, discusses the agency, energy efficiency & renewable energy services, and market focus.
Genevieve Sherman, Head of New Markets and Partnerships, at Greenworks Lending discusses the greenworks process, including prescreens, development and underwriting, and approval and closing.
Keeping PACE in Texas
Charlene Heydinger, Texas PACE Authority, discusses PACE in Texas and the PACE in a box model.
Roadmap to ResilienceMembers only Login
This report summarizes the outcomes of RE.invest, an 18-month predevelopment process with eight US cities and teams of leading private sector design, engineering, law, and finance experts. The results are examples of the types of projects made...
Energy Investment Partnerships Webinar Series - CAEATFA
Deana Carrillo, Executive Director, of California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority discusses existing programs and pilot programs that complement existing programs that support small business energy efficiency.
Six Stages of Solar BankabilityMembers only Login
In this paper, ABB examines the first five stages of solar development to see how the decisions made during the development process affect a project’s bankability. ABB then takes a look at a crucial sixth stage, customer enablement. This stage...
Leveraging the Partnership: HUD, DOT, EPA
This guide to federal programs is intended to help communities identify resources available to support their efforts to promote livable and sustainable communities. The Partnership agencies administer grants, programs, and technical assistance...
USDA Rural Development 2015 Progress ReportMembers only Login
The USDA Rural Development 2015 Progress Report details the tangible results across rural America that stemmed from investments by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development team in local businesses, community infrastructure,...
Economic Development 2.0Members only Login
Larry Kosmont of Kosmont Companies introduces Economic Development 2.0, a new way of understanding and implementing economic development to effectively combat sustainability and resource challenges.
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (CPACE)
Shelly Haack (Portland Development Commission), Sam Baraso (Multnomah County), and Sam Walker (Energy Trust of Oregon) discuss the process procedures behind PACE as it applies to commercial properties.
PACE Program OverviewMembers only Login
Paul Toth, President & CEO of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, presents the basic structure of the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, in addition to providing several case studies that illustrate best practices.
Green Bond Sector In-DepthMembers only Login
Moody's report on green bonds covers the global market segment, issuance trends and outlook, drivers behind green bond issuance, challenges to growth, first update to Green Bond Principles, and how Moody's rate green bonds.
REAP Guaranteed LoansMembers only Login
Christine Sorensen, Midwest Regional Community Economic Development Coordinator with the USDA Rural Development discussed an overview, the benefits, and comparisons of the REAP Program.
Yale CDFA April Webcast SlidesMembers only Login
The second installment of the Yale CEFF & CDFA Energy Finance Webinar Series focuses on innovative state and local programs successfully catalyzing clean energy. Speakers discuss the role of purchasing power agreements, PACE, and energy efficiency...