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Study shows PACE financing’s big impact in driving solar installations

Study shows PACE financing’s big impact in driving solar installations

April 6, 2018 at 10:06 am 0 comments

A federally funded analysis by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) offers evidence that the home-improvement financing option known as Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) has been “uniquely successful” as a driver of residential solar-power systems in California. Essentially, many of the systems installed via this financing vehicle simply couldRead More

Connecticut Green Bank’s PACEsetter award given to Direct Energy Solar

Connecticut Green Bank’s PACEsetter award given to Direct Energy Solar

March 19, 2018 at 10:32 am 0 comments

The Connecticut Green Bank awarded Direct Energy Solar and Durham Agricultural Fair Association the PACEsetter Outstanding Project Award for their solar project, a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) secured by Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE), at the Durham Agricultural Association Fairgrounds in Durham, CT.  The system is 188.65 kW andRead More

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Drive more commercial solar projects with these new documents from SEIA

January 3, 2018 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

Commercial solar has a ton of potential, and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) wants to make that potential clearer for customers and investors, today making two documents available to spur investment. The first document is a contract that combines the benefits of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with PropertyRead More

Three takeaways from SEIA white paper on financing C&I solar with C-PACE

Three takeaways from SEIA white paper on financing C&I solar with C-PACE

October 30, 2017 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

The commercial and industrial (C&I) sector remains the biggest opportunity for solar, but also the most frustrating to finance. We looked at some boutique financing concepts in our Sept./Oct. issue, and last week the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Alta Energy jointly released a white paper highlighting an underutilized financing tool: CommercialRead More

California beefs up consumer protection for PACE financing

California beefs up consumer protection for PACE financing

October 5, 2017 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into into law that provide a regulatory and consumer protection framework for Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. The companion pieces of legislation – AB 1284 and SB  – are the result of a year of development and negotiations among low-income consumer advocates,Read More

Solaria BIPV technology now available through CleanFund Commercial PACE financing

Solaria BIPV technology now available through CleanFund Commercial PACE financing

June 14, 2017 at 6:27 am Comments are Disabled

Builiding Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) just got a little more affordable. CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital, formed a financing partnership with Solaria Corp. to offer long-term financing for its building skin technology. By providing commercial building owners access to Solaria’s customizable product line, along with the benefits and flexibility of C-PACE financing, thisRead More

What to know about 2017 PACE financing consumer protection policies

What to know about 2017 PACE financing consumer protection policies

January 13, 2017 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing – a California home-improvement innovation that has become one of the fastest-growing forms of financing in America – is starting 2017 with robust consumer protections as the industry norm, including some which go well beyond any other form of consumer financing and actuallyRead More

HERO program ready to boost solar installs in Missouri

HERO program ready to boost solar installs in Missouri

December 1, 2016 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

More than 200,000 additional homes across Missouri now have access to the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program, which enables homeowners to make energy improvements and to pay for them over time through their property tax bills. HERO financing payments may have tax benefits, and many homeowners see immediateRead More

Soligent solar contractors can now access PACE financing through Ygrene

Soligent solar contractors can now access PACE financing through Ygrene

November 17, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

Ygrene Energy Fund, Inc., a provider of residential, multifamily and commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, and solar distributor Soligent have reached an agreement to expand their services and increase access to affordable materials and solar financing. What will this do? The partnership provides participating contractors access to Soligent’s Tier 1 pricingRead More

SEIA explores expanding C&I solar sector with new committee, report

SEIA explores expanding C&I solar sector with new committee, report

November 16, 2016 at 3:27 pm Comments are Disabled

The Commercial and Industrial (C&I) sector represents an extraordinary opportunity to deploy solar energy, but has experienced relatively slow growth due to a wide range of complexities in ownership structure, creditworthiness of the end-consumer, and other issues. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and an array of industry experts –Read More