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Austin’s Balancing Act: Solar Policy and Affordability

by Jahi Wise Austin Energy’s solar power purchase agreement in Webberville, Texas is a promising example of how private capital can be leveraged to address climate change, according to a paper published by the international Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Participants in the Webberville deal said local governments should make sure to set…

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Newsletter: Retail Investment Expands in Clean Energy Markets (12/17/2014)

The post below is an issue of the Clean Energy Finance Forum newsletter. To subscribe, use the form in the sidebar to the right. Features Retail Investment Expands in Clean Energy Markets Retail investment in clean energy is starting to flourish. Historically, investments in clean energy were only available to institutional investors. Recently, access has…

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Retail Investment Expands in Clean Energy Markets

by Randall Brown Retail investment in clean energy is starting to flourish. Historically, investments in clean energy were only available to institutional investors. Recently, access has become available to retail investors through new investment vehicles such as solar bonds. On Nov. 18, Clean Edge presented a webinar exploring this topic. The event, “Clean Energy Retail…

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Newsletter: What’s Unique about the Texas PACE-in-a-Box Toolkit (12/3/2014)

The post below is an issue of the Clean Energy Finance Forum newsletter. To subscribe, use the form in the sidebar to the right. Features What’s Unique about the Texas PACE-in-a-Box Toolkit Texas has developed a standardized, locally-oriented, distinctive approach to property-assessed clean energy (PACE). Read more… Financing the Next Generation of Resilient Power Clean…