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Search Results: New Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (New CREBS)
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Energy Investment Partnerships: Product Offerings & Market Assessment
Factsheet 2 of the Energy Investment Partnerships covers clean energy through bond markets, credit enhancements and capital markets, property assessed clean energy, and market assessment.
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.
New Clean Renewable Energy BondsMembers only Login
Doug Lamb of McGuire Woods shares info on the 2015 volume cap application and allocation procedures for the new clean renewable energy bonds.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: $1.4B in New Clean Renewable Energy Bonds AvailableMembers only Login
In the February 2015 CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast, the allocation of $1.4 billion in New Clean Renewable Energy Bonds was discussed by Doug Lamb of McGuire Woods LLP, John May of Stern Brothers & Co., and Anna Van Degna of Stifel Nicolaus & Company,...
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...
Ohio Air Quality Development AuthorityMembers only Login
Todd Nein outlines the methods used by the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority (OAQDA) in financing development projects.
California Energy Efficiency Financing Pilot ProgramsMembers only Login
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved a decision to have the investor-owned utilities implement energy efficiency financing pilots for both residential and non-residential properties. This presentation describes CAEATFA's role...
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...
An Explanation of Clean Renewable Energy BondsMembers only Login
Edwin Oswald and Michael Larsen from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe offer a comprehensive overview of Clean Renewable Energy Bonds. The paper provides information on the mechanics of CREBs, qualified issuers, allocation of national CREB volume...
Present Law and Background Information Related to Federal Taxation and State and Local Government FinanceMembers only Login
This document, prepared by the Joint Committee on Taxation, summarizes the provisions and discusses economic issues of allowing a deduction for certain State and local taxes, tax-exempt and tax-credit bond provisions, income tax, and the treatment...
California Energy & Bond Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
Michael Paparian with California Pollution Control Financing Authority shares financing innovations CPCFA has in place to incorporate as many tools as possible in order to maximize clean energy investments throughout California.
Tax-Subsidized Financing Options for Energy Projects and ProgramsMembers only Login
This guide from Orrick, Harrington & Sutcliffe LLP review bond finance tools supporting clean energy, including PABs, CREBS, and QECBs.
Clean Energy and Bond Finance Initiative (CE+BFI): An Action Plan to Access Capital Markets
This document from CEG and CDFA, the organizations behind CE+BFI, outlines the challenges facing clean energy development and how bond finance can provide a solution. The Action Plan specifies existing bond finance tools and the goals for the...
Tax-Exempt Bonds: Description of State and Local Government DebtMembers only Login
Steven Maguire with Congressional Research Service provides information about state and local government debt as it relates to tax-exempt bonds.
Economic Recovery through Bond FinanceMembers only Login
John Wooten of Wells Fargo and Lee McCormick of Community Development Associates provide a thorough discussion of tax-exempt bond finance structures and categories.
Bond Financing Mechanisms for Public and Private Energy Projects
This presentation by Douglas Lamb of McGuireWoods covers bond finance for energy projects, including GOs, private activity bonds, CREBs, and QECBs.
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.
Renewable Energy Bond Financing ToolsMembers only Login
Bond tools for renewable energy, including CREBs, QECBs, and solid waste facility bonds, are covered in this presentation by Michael Dow from McGuire Woods.
Hawkins Advisory: Revised IRS Form 8038-CPMembers only Login
This Advisory from Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP covers the revised IRS Form 8038-CP and emphasizes changes to the form's instructions, particularly the filing of forms for various types of bonds.
Bond Finance Mechanisms for Public and Private Energy ProjectsMembers only Login
This presentation by Michael Dow of McGuireWoods covers energy-related bond finance tools, including CREBs, QECBs, Solid Waste, and PACE.
Compendium of Best Practices in Energy Efficiency & RenewablesMembers only Login
This report covers the best energy policies, including a lengthy section on financing programs, from many states and cities. Each program type is illustrated by at least one case study. The report was produced by the Renewable Energy & Energy...
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....
Understanding Energy Development - Industry PerspectiveMembers only Login
Brian Yerger from AERCA Advisors give this presentation with an overview of the energy landscape in the United States. He discusses trends in energy financing, state and federal programs, the market for energy projects, and pricing models.
Bond Financing Tools Mechanisms -- New CREBs and QECBsMembers only Login
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) and Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) are covered in this presentation by Emery B. McRill of McGuire Woods LLP. Details include the legislative history, eligibility criteria, general characteristics,...
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...
Assessing ARRA Bond Programs –Implementation Success & ChallengesMembers only Login
B. Jonas Biery of Seattle-Northwest Securities Corp. details the successes and challenges of the ARRA bond programs in this presentation.
Direct Payment Subsidy Option for Certain Qualified Tax Credit Bonds and Build America Bonds
The Treasury Department has released interim guidance instructing municipal issuers how to issue qualified school construction bonds, qualified zone academy bonds, qualified energy conservation bonds, and new clean renewable energy bonds in the new...
New Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (New CREBs)Members only Login
Jones Hall gives a summary of the New Clean Renewable Energy Bonds program created under ARRA in this document. It was published before the HIRE Act of 2010 allowed for the option of Build America Bond-style direct pay subsidies to the issuer...
Renewable Energy Bond Financing Tools: Targeting New CREBs and QECBsMembers only Login
Emery McRill of McGuire Woods discusses the various bond financing options available for clean/renewable energy projects.
Treasury Allocates $2.2 Billion in Clean Renewable Energy Bonds
This update from Hunton & Williams discusses the allocation of $2.2 billion in New Clean Renewable Energy Bonds.
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