Canada Dives into EE Financing

Financial Innovation Is Spreading to Energy Efficiency in Canada

GreenTech Efficiency, August 13, 2014

According to a recent international scorecard, the U.S. and Canada rank thirteenth and ninth respectively for energy efficiency, out of sixteen major global economies.

The scorecard compared policies and programs in each country, and scored them on the efficiency of their buildings, industries and transportation networks.

Although there’s plenty of room for improvement in those areas, Canada and America are indeed seeing progress — particularly in energy efficiency financing. A number of innovative third-party financing mechanisms have emerged that are helping these two countries scale up deal flow.

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