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Renew Financial Commends President Obama and FHA for Launching Initiative to Support Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)

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Renew Financial CEO Cisco DeVries created the concept of PACE and administers one of the nation’s largest PACE programs, CaliforniaFIRST Oakland, CA – Today, the White House and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released statements indicating that they are preparing new…

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White House Announcement Means ‘Today Is a Very Big Day for PACE’

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Greentech Media – An improved PACE program is just one of many energy initiatives announced by Obama today in Las Vegas. Some barriers to popularizing the property-assessed clean energy (PACE) program across the U.S. were cleared today with an announcement made by…

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PACE Will Be Available To All Americans

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The Eco Report – In 2007, the City of Berkeley came up with an innovative program to hasten the adoption of solar technology. Homeowners could finance installations through their property taxes. Scientific American called it one of the top 20 “world-changing” ideas…

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Expansion of Berkeley financing program to ease costs of seismic retrofitting

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015 City property owners can now apply for monetary support for seismic retrofitting — in addition to energy sustainability improvements — after a recent expansion of a city financing program. Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, financing…

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Why the mission matters to us

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“Our mission is to develop innovative financing designed to transform America’s economy to clean energy.” – Renew Financial Mission matters to Renew Financial. That should not come as a surprise. Any good business these days has a mission statement and…

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New Partnership Helps California Businesses Get Solar Power for Less

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Renew Financial, a leading clean energy finance company, and SolarCity recently announced a partnership that creates a unique financing option for small and medium-sized businesses that combines low-cost SolarCity-structured financing with Renew’s PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program through the CaliforniaFIRST…

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Renew Financial Backs Nearly $70 Million in PACE-Financed Home Improvement Projects During Inaugural Year of CaliforniaFIRST Program

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OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 6, 2015 — Renew Financial, a leading clean energy finance company, today celebrates a total of $236 million in financing applications submitted resulting in $68 million in energy efficiency projects either funded or under construction during the first year…

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Can SolarCity Crack the Code on Small Commercial Solar?

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When it comes to solar installations on small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the 30-kilowatt to 500-kilowatt range has been a no-man’s land for solar installers. According to Lyndon Rive, SolarCity’s CEO, it’s been “difficult to service this market cost-effectively,” despite…

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The solar leap of faith: SolarCity, small business and the new math

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With all the bullish news about solar — installations are up 76 percent in the residential market and each week it seems another large corporation announces plans to go renewable — businesses not yet in the solar camp may be wondering…

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SolarCity wants small businesses to go solar

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SolarCity says small- and medium-sized businesses have been left out of the rooftop solar revolution — and that is about to change. The nation’s largest solar installation and financing company on Tuesday introduced a rooftop solar lease for small businesses…

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