The regional Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Toolkit was developed by the Mid-Atlantic PACE Alliance (MAPA) to share best practices, foster growth and increase program harmonization in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Click the title above or the image below to download.
Capital Providers, Property Owners, Contractors, Energy Professionals and Community Members welcome!
At the end of the month of July the Georgetown Climate Center released their “Equitable Adaptation Legal & Policy Toolkit”! This resource was designed to “help communities address the challenges of climate change and social inequality” in a way that’s easily accessible to local governments and policymakers! Find the Toolkit here.
“When it comes to renewable energy, companies want to develop it; investors want to finance it; and American consumers and businesses want to buy it, particularly since it’s often the most affordable electricity option and is not subject to the volatility of global fuel markets”
California grid regulators have approved a program which will allow Southern California Edison, the largest electricity supply company for SoCal, to spend over 400 million to install 38,000 electric car chargers in public sites and multifamily buildings!
With prices to install solar energy falling, the Climate, Environment and Resiliency group has partnered with the Virginia Local Energy Alliance Program to campaign for a bulk-purchase of rooftop solar panels and installation in Fredericksburg! While prices are yet to be determined for the current campaign, one resident that had panels installed prior stated that her household was able to pay them off in just five years!
Money from the state of Michigan is set to be allocated to victims of the Flint water crisis! Potentially anyone who was living in Flint between 2014 and 2016 could be eligible for a claim, with payments coming out early next year!
The C-PACE program is a financing tool to help promote energy efficient, water conservation, renewable energy, and other clean energy projects on existing buildings and new commercial developments. Commercial building owners, developers and others interested in learning more about the Town of Dumfries’ C-PACE program are invited to attend a virtual C-PACE workshop on Monday, October 5, 2020, at 3:00 PM. The link to the virtual workshop will be posted on the Town’s website next week.
It’s time that we rethink the definition of resiliency! C-PACE and other similar financing strategies can help make major changes in how entire communities adapt to climate change!