CPUC Testing Investments in Energy Efficiency Programs

CPUC pilots testing self-supporting energy-efficiency finance programs

Fierce Energy, September 26, 2013

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has launched a suite of programs to expand residential and non-residential investment in energy-efficiency improvements.

The CPUC’s suite of energy-efficiency financing pilot programs includes an On-Bill Repayment pilot under which the energy-efficiency loan repayment obligation could transfer to the next utility customer benefiting from the upgraded structure.

The CPUC allocated $65.9 million to launch pilot programs designed to test market channels for attracting private capital to the energy-efficiency market through investment of limited and leveraged ratepayer funds.

Read More