Online Resource Database
Most resources in the ORD are available to CDFA members only. CDFA members should login with their CDFA Account at the top of the page to access the full set of resources. Non-members are encouraged to join CDFA today
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New Clean Renewable Energy BondsMembers only Login
This Notice under § 54C(a) of the Internal Revenue Code provides related guidance on the following: (1) application requirements for requests for volume cap allocations; and (2) the method that the Department of the Treasury and the IRS will use to...
Energy Bond FinancingMembers only Login
Emmett Kelly of Frost Brown Todd details several energy bonds including Clean Renewable Energy Bonds, Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds, PACE Financing, and Solid Waste Facilities.
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...
Yale CDFA March WebcastMembers only Login
The first installment of the Yale CEFF & CDFA Energy Finance Webinar Series focuses on the impact that tested development finance tools can have on clean energy investment. Speakers discussed the role leveraged bond financing structures, non-energy...
Why Bond Financing?Members only Login
Toby Rittner of CDFA shares the importance that bonds play in the world of development finance, detailing the many different variations of this loan mechanism.
IRS Municipal Bond Report 2011Members only Login
In 2014, the IRS released this report on information for tax-exempt and direct payment bonds issued in 2011. The first section provides an overview of the market by State. The next section discusses direct payment bond programs and presents data for...
Renewable Energy - Start to FinishMembers only Login
Dan McRae with Seyfarth Shaw explores renewable energy projects from start to finish including: site location, development, financing, construction, and commercial operations. McRae also shares a variety of specific bond, incentive, and tax credit...
CESA Finance 101Members only Login
Lise Dondy and Rob Sanders with Clean Energy States Alliance(CESA) share a powerpoint from a Finance 101 webinar covering advantages and disadvantages of difference clean energy fund programs.
Renewable Energy: Start to Finish
Daniel McRae of Seyfarth Shaw LLP covers the full set of considerations necessary for renewable energy project development and finance, and reviews bond finance, NMTCs, and EB-5 financing.
Governmental and Private Activity BondsMembers only Login
This presentation by Linda Schakel discusses state and local government bonds as well as private activity bonds. Topics include qualified management contracts, types of bonds, volume cap allocations, 501(c)(3) bonds, and arbitrage rules.
CDFA Bond Finance Resource Center
The CDFA Bond Finance Resource Center is a one-stop hub for all of the resources, reports, headlines, and projects that CDFA collects and publishes related to bond finance. Find links to resource tags, market reports, original research, upcoming...
Financing Renewable Energy ProjectsMembers only Login
Lester Krone from Stern Brothers & Co. gives this presentation about the various options available for financing renewable energy projects. He discusses bonds vs. bank debt, credit requirements in today's market, credit enhancement, tax-exempt vs....
Energy Finance in ActionMembers only Login
The Energy Finance in Action panel included these presentations by David Rogers and Douglas Lamb. David Rogers reviewed several programs, including tax-exempt bonds, federal tax credits, and PACE. Douglas Lamb covered energy financing models,...
Renewable Energy Bond Financing ToolsMembers only Login
Emery McRill of McGuire Woods LLP gives this presentation outlining renewable energy bond financing tools. He reviews the legislative history of New Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (“New CREBs”) and Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (“QECBs”); gives...