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Large chain stores recognize the benefits of solar

Walgreens, which has installed 134 solar systems across the country and has plans for many more, says its solar program stems from the brand’s connection to healthful living and a bottom-line desire to stabilize energy costs. But it has plenty of company from other big-box

Farmington Hills considering PACE

FARMINGTON HILLS — The City Council would like to know more about the Property Assessed Clean Energy program and whether it could work in Farmington Hills, but council members have reservations about whether such a program would turn the city into a bank. The council

RFP by Brevard County, FL

The SCEC is currently assisting Brevard County with a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the selection of a Third Party Administrator (TPA) to administer a CPACE program.  The desired form and responsibilities will be outlined in the RFP which is expected to be released in

What is new in of Gulfport, Mississippi?

The company Ygrene will give a presentation to the Gulfport City Council tonight about providing third party administration services to the city for the Commercial Property Assessment Clean Energy (PACE) Program. The presentation will be at 5 p.m. (before the regular meeting) during a special

New Residential PACE Launch Is a Success in Southern California

The Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Financing Program, sponsored by the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG), was launched in Riverside County (CA) in September 2011 for commercial projects and three months later in December for homes.  HERO is shaping up as a success on

President Clinton on Efficiency, Solar, Wind, and Political Realities

Former President Bill Clinton capped the fifth annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, sponsored by Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), with Clintonian observations on the state of greentech. Renewable energy is vital, President Clinton said. But “it always begins with efficiency,” because that is