Energy Efficiency Financing

(Blog Post - 5/14/2019)
This is the fourth and final blog post in our series on recent developments in energy efficiency financing. Prior posts covered Energy Service Agreements, PACE Financing, and on-bill finance. Deep retrofits to existing buildings will be critical for...
(Blog Post - 4/18/2019)
This is the third of a four-part series of blog posts on recent developments and trends in energy efficiency financing. Prior posts covered energy service agreements and PACE financing. More rural cooperatives and cities are now paying for energy...
(Blog Post - 3/21/2019)
Property assessed clean energy (PACE), a popular, long-term financing tool for energy and water conservation projects, has grown quickly in recent years across the United States. The PACE market increased by 75% from 2016 to 2017, completing $251...
(Blog Post - 2/12/2019)
This is the first of a four-part series of blog posts on recent developments and trends in energy efficiency finance. Subsequent posts will discuss PACE financing and on-bill financing and financing deep retrofits. Energy service agreements (ESAs),...
(Document - 2/7/2019)
This is the third in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. This brief explores energy as a service (EaaS), a model that enables commercial customers to undertake...
(Document - 1/7/2019)
While governors across the country are setting innovative energy policies, energy efficiency can help them go even farther toward meeting state goals. Saving energy creates jobs, develops the workforce, grows state economies, improves public health...
(Blog Post - 5/11/2017)
President Trump’s position on clean energy has deviated from his predecessor’s, and the new political climate raises questions about how clean energy investment will fare in the future. After 100 days of the Trump administration, there is still some...
(Blog Post - 4/27/2017)
Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs have been an unqualified success story for consumers’ pocketbooks and the economy, helping to finance almost $4 billion in clean energy upgrades and create tens of thousands of jobs. Despite...
(Blog Post - 1/9/2017)
2017 will usher in a new administration and likely some changes in federal energy policy. Despite the uncertainty of such change, one fact is clear: financing of energy efficiency investments is more important than ever. States, cities, and,...
(Blog Post - 11/21/2016)
Given the importance of small businesses to our national economy, ACEEE has examined successful utility program practices in the small commercial segment. We find there are still significant energy efficiency opportunities. Our new paper describes...