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Energy Resources for State and Local Governments

Clean Energy Finance Tool

This tool is intended to be a starting point for state and local government staff interested in developing or revising a financing program to support energy efficiency and clean energy improvements for large numbers of buildings within their jurisdictions.

Download the Microsoft Excel version of this tool:  Clean Energy Finance Tool(1 pg, 670 K)

Based on information provided by the user about their objectives and resources, the tool will help users make informed choices about the best program(s) for their jurisdictions from among the following options:

  • Rebates
  • Revolving Loans
  • Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)
  • Credit-Enhanced Private Loans
  • HUD PowerSaver
  • On-Bill Repayment
  • Energy Efficient Mortgages
  • Performance Contracting
  • Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) / Solar Leasing