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Search Results: U.S. DOE Energy (DOE)\State Energy Program (SEP)
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Nicolo Pinoli, Public-Private Partnerships: A (brief) look at existing programs in OregonMembers only Login
Nicolo Pinoli explained public-private partnerships in Oregon in relation to federal and state tax credit programs, loan programs and grant programs.
Energy Investment Partnerships Webinar: Measuring Impact & Data Collection
The fourth and final EIP webinar focuses on evaluating successful EIPs, identifying the necessary data to collect to demonstrate successful and positive impact, and how EIPs can create lasting, powerful movements towards boosting bourgeoning clean...
Perspectives on Energy Investment Partnerships
To close out the Energy Investment Partnerships Webinar Series, Rima Ouied from the U.S. Department of Energy will provide closing remarks and reflect on the opportunity that states have for building new partnerships to finance and deploy clean...
Measuring Success in the States
Sandy Fazeli from the National Association of State Energy Officials will present ways some states have financed and already seen success with energy programs on the state levels
National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection StudyMembers only Login
This executive summary is a companion to the full National Offshore Wind Energy Grid Interconnection Study (NOWEGIS) report and primarily discusses the conclusions and recommendations of the study. Key results and observations are included. Electric...
Oregon Department of Energy - Energy Loan ProgramMembers only Login
The State Energy Loan Program (SELP) offers low-interest loans for projects that: save energy; produce energy from renewable resources such as water, wind, geothermal, solar, biomass, waste materials or waste heat; use recycled materials to create...
Leveraging State Funds in Energy Efficiency Financing
Chuck Clinton of NASEO covers a wide variety of state-level energy efficiency finance tools, including QECBs, SEP, and on-bill financing.
Ohio Energy Loan Fund Guidelines and Application ProcessMembers only Login
This Notice of Funding Available was issued by the Ohio Department of Development and provides the program guidelines and application process for loans through the state Energy Loan Fund.
Federal Affairs Focus: Federal Energy Finance Programs
Erin Tehan profiles four distinct federal financing programs supporting energy efficiency and renewable energy in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012.
Revolving Loan Funds and the State Energy ProgramMembers only Login
The Department of Energy has published this list of steps and best practices for using the DoE's State Energy Program funds to finance a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF).
DOE Guidance on State Energy Programs on Revolving Loan Funds and Loan Loss Reserves Members only Login
This document contains guidance from the Department of Energy on the use of State Energy Program funds to operate revolving loan funds. The paper discusses federal restrictions on the use of these funds.
Brookings-Sizing the Clean EconomyMembers only Login
This comprehensive report by Brookings provides an in-depth look at the "Green Economy" and explores various policy changes that could encourage growth in this sector.
State Energy RLFs -- Overview and TrendsMembers only Login
This report from the National Association of State Energy Officials covers state revolving loan funds, particularly with regards to newly created or altered with ARRA funding. The report offers an overview of RLFs and provides summaries of the...
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,...
Revolving Loan Funds (RLF)
This paper from the National Renewable Energy laboratory describes the basics of how a revolving loan fund works and how to setup a revolving loan fund for energy efficiency projects. The appendix contains a variety of resources related to RLF best...
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