efficiency financing

Energy Efficiency Financing Options for Supermarkets

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 […]

JUMP Initiative

DOE’s JUMP Initiative Calls for Innovation in Energy Efficiency

Innovation challenge for crowdsourced ideas for energy-efficiency in residential buildings NREL, May 20, 2016. Image credit: geralt The Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with industry partner CLEAResult, will launch a Call for Innovation as part of the DOE JUMP initiative during the Bay Area Maker Faire in San Mateo, Calif., on May […]

Adidas

Financing Energy Efficiency: Adidas Going Beyond Simple Payback

Ari Michelson, ERS, for Zondits. May 15, 2016. Image credit: sbl0323 Energy efficiency projects are usually easily justifiable in terms of their environmental impact and lifetime cost savings, but they often fall victim to companies’ blanket policies requiring that all capital projects meet aggressive simple payback targets. This simple payback criterion does not account for the […]

CleanFund PACE Financing

A Zondits Interview: The CleanFund Advantage for Commercial 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. […]

efficiency loan program limitations

OpEd Explores the Limitations of a New Efficiency Loan Program

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 […]

NYCEEC

A Zondits Interview: NYCEEC Loans Make Clean Energy Projects Happen

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 […]

submetering

The Key Market Dynamics Shaping Customer Adoption of Electricity Submetering

Global Revenue from Electric Submeters is Expected to Total $16.3 Billion from 2015 to 2024, According to Navigant Research Business Wire, February 16, 2016 A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for electricity submetering, including the key technologies related to electric submeters and the competitive landscape, with global market forecasts through 2024. […]