Those of us from rural areas know the special beauty of natural landscapes — and we know thechallenges of living in sparsely populated regions.
The effort to bring energy efficiency investment to scale accelerated in 2013, with some significant events that drove the pace.
It’s that time of year– time to look back at 2013. One energy efficiency deal stands out: In August, the New York State Energy Research and Development Agency quietly sold a pool of efficiency loans to investors.
When we take out a loan to finance a car, we’re left paying it off for years, even though the car’s value depreciates. But with a home energy-efficiency loan, the return on your investment can show in energy savings for years to come.
Joule Assets, an investment and financing firm specializing in energy reduction assets (ERAs) from energy efficiency and demand response, today released results from its first national energy efficiency financing and insurance survey. A white paper detailing the results can be downloaded here.
The recent multi-million dollar bond issuance for energy efficiency financing by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. (EFC) has been recognized as “Deal of the Year for Small Issuer Financing,” by The Bond Buyer, a leading public finance publication.