The property-assessed clean energy (PACE) model is an innovative mechanism for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on private property. PACE programs allow local governments, state governments, or other inter-jurisdictional authorities, when authorized by state law, to fund the up-front cost of energy improvements on commercial and residential properties, which are paid back over time by the property owners.
CaliforniaFIRST is a public/private financing program that allows you to receive upfront funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy and water saving improvements for your home or business. You simply use the funding to complete your projects, and repay it on your property taxes over the course of up to 25 years.
Ygrene Energy Fund is a leading provider of clean energy financing for residential and commercial properties throughout the United States. The award winning, privately funded YgreneWorksTM program provides immediately accessible financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation and, in certain areas, hurricane protection, electric vehicle charging stations and seismic upgrades. Ygrene is committed to making it easy for families to invest in their future and a healthier environment. Over the next five years, YgreneWorks is projected to create tens of thousands of local jobs and invest hundreds of millions into local economies.
MPOWER provides fixed-rate, no money down financing to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural and multifamily property owners who want to install energy efficiency and water conservation retrofits and renewable energy systems. The program was launched in 2010 and is open to eligible properties in Placer Countys six incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated areas, as well as the City of Folsom.