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Renew Financial partners with SolarCity to boost solar for commercial properties

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Renew Financial offering PACE financing for thousands of commercial properties as part of major partnership with leading national solar company, making solar affordable for tens of thousands of properties in California. National expansion of plan also likely. Read more in…

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IMT: WHEEL’s Up For Home Energy Efficiency Loans

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INSTITUTE FOR MARKET TRANSFORMATION – I have always been fascinated by the enormous potential private markets have to shape the future growth of the building energy efficiency sector. That’s why I was excited when earlier this month I heard that…

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Citi and Renew Financial issue ABS backed by energy efficiency loans

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Citi and Renew Financial issues US$12.58m ABS backed by energy efficiency loans (6yrs, 3.51%, A), as part of WHEEL, a Pennsylvania Treasury initiative ALT ENERGY STOCKS: Citi and Renew Financial issued US$12.58m of climate-aligned asset-backed securities. Although not labelled as…

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How Private Markets Can Bring Clean Energy Solutions to Your Home

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ROLL CALL: Americans’ interest in energy efficiency can be seen in the numbers: The vast majority of us believe in it. In one recent national poll: 87 percent said renewable energy is important to the country’s future. In another, 57…

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Renewable Energy Q&A with Cisco DeVries

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RENEWABLE ENERGY WORLD: Cisco DeVries compares his envisioning of PACE financing in 2008 to the excitement of the first peanut butter sandwich:  the ingredients were all there, and he had a Eureka! moment.  Easier said than done! To take this sweet allegory to its…

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IFR: Citi sells first Green ABS bond of consumer loans

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NEW YORK, June 18 (IFR) – The first real Green energy ABS bond that involves consumer loans directly, instead of solar panel leases or car purchases, was sold this week by Citigroup. The small US$12.58m 2.3-year deal, called RF 2015-1A,…

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Unlocking the “secret weapon” to energy savings

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By Cisco DeVries, godfather of PACE and CEO of Renew Financial. Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our generation, and we have a moral and ethical obligation to do something about it. Global warming is a reality…

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Citi and Renew Financial issue first ever unsecured energy efficiency ABS

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Environmental Finance – Citi and Renew Financial have issued the first ever asset-backed security (ABS) transaction comprised of unsecured consumer energy efficiency loans. The $12.58 million issue was entirely purchased by Calvert Investment Management, a US-based responsible asset management firm. Current WHEEL…

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Energy Effiency Markets: Quick Energy Efficiency News

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Quick energy efficiency news for this week… The Obama administration announced today that private investors have committed $4 billion to fund clean energy projects that reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The funding represents a doubling of the White House’s original $2…

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U.S. Homeowners to Benefit from Groundbreaking Home Energy Loan Financing Platform

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New National Public-Private Partnership to Transform the Home Energy Loan Market – Warehouse Facility to Facilitate $100 Million Medium Term Note Program San Francisco, CA – Homeowners across the United States will benefit from an innovative public-private partnership announced today…

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