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A Green Bank Primer

16 May , 2017  

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Jeff Perkins, ERS, for Zondits Green banks are organizations created to stimulate private investment in clean energy projects. They can be public, public-private, or private and can have different objectives, products, and approaches depending on the mission defined at their creation. Interest in green banks is increasing, and they have been created in a number […]

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Inclusive Financing Removes Financial Barriers for Efficiency

7 Feb , 2017  

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Opening Energy Efficiency To All With Inclusive Financing Alliance to Save Energy, January 25, 2017 More than a third of US residents are effectively locked out of financing programs for energy efficiency, especially renters and those homeowners who can neither afford to pay upfront for efficiency upgrades nor take on debt.1  Similar barriers affect businesses […]

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Energy Efficiency Financing Options for Supermarkets

21 Jul , 2016  

Financing options boost the business case for energy-efficiency projects Supermarket News, July 20, 2016 Capture the ‘free money’ of on-bill financing [mks_pullquote align=”left” width=”300″ size=”18″ bg_color=”#8224e3″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]“Once the project is paid off, the store sees lower utility bills,” Tan said. “But the benefits of the new equipment start immediately. Along with reducing energy consumption and […]

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A Zondits Interview: The CleanFund Advantage for Commercial PACE Financing

21 Apr , 2016  

CleanFund PACE Financing

Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits. April 21, 2016. Image credit: kpgolfpro Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is a novel type of assessment financing meant for projects that benefit a single property. Zondits spoke with Ben Dodge of CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital to learn more about what PACE financing offers today for energy efficiency improvement projects. […]

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OpEd Explores the Limitations of a New Efficiency Loan Program

10 Apr , 2016  

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Energy-efficiency loans could cause homeowner headaches Ventura County Star, April 9, 2016. Image credit: Zauberin A new government-sponsored program enables homeowners to reduce utility bills and help save the environment. It sounds great, but there are several things you should consider before signing up. Fortunately, alternative programs are available that pose less risk to homeowners. The […]

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Finance, Interviews, Markets & Business

A Zondits Interview: NYCEEC Loans Make Clean Energy Projects Happen

16 Mar , 2016  

NYCEEC

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits. March 16, 2016. Image credit: hello_rayman Zondits spoke with the New York City Energy Efficiency Corporation (NYCEEC) on how their financing solutions move clean energy projects forward. What is NYCEEC? We’re a non-profit finance company that provides innovative financing solutions and technical expertise for projects that reduce greenhouse gases. Our loans […]

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