Show Me the Money – How Financial Innovations Can Accelerate Smart Grid Benefits | Smart Grid Library

See on Scoop.itGreen Energy Technologies & Development

One of the most intriguing innovations in finance uses crowd-sourced funds to encourage large groups of retail investors like Joe and Jane to participate in renewable energy generation projects – not just large institutional investors.

Duane Tilden‘s insight:

[…] PACE loans remove the substantial upfront costs of energy efficiency projects and enable owners to upgrade and enhance the value of existing structures, save on energy costs, and create local jobs during the deployment phases of those projects.  By some industry estimates, the market for commercial PACE projects could exceed $180B.

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