This Guide is intended to help government staff understand and make decisions about clean energy financing programs for their jurisdiction. Financing strategies that states and communities can apply to both energy efficiency and renewable energy are covered. It is intended primarily for users with a limited financial background. The Guide describes:
- Financing program options
- Key components of these programs
- Factors for states and communities to consider as they make decisions about getting started or updating their programs
The Guide’s objective is to help government entities facilitate clean energy financing support in the commercial and residential sectors, with a secondary focus on helping state and local governments finance improvements to their own buildings.
Financing strategies that states and communities can apply to both energy efficiency and renewable energy are covered. The document is intended primarily for users with limited financial background.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Financing Programs (PDF)(57 pp, 495 K)