New Lessons on Driving Demand for Energy Efficiency Financing

In recent months there has been some exciting developments in energy efficiency financing opportunities. We are talking about Investment funds, capitalized at about $200 million. They are set to break into the potentially extensive market for energy efficient projects in the buildings sector. While capital flowing into the market is important, the critical next step is to drive demand for energy efficiency improvements and connect this demand with available capital.

The Small Lender Energy Efficiency Convening (SLEEC), organized by ACEEE and Energi has released a more detailed report that profiles successful, integrated efficiency lending programs, highlights perspectives on increasing lender participation, and explores substantive barriers to growing the market to its full potential.

To continue reading the blog post visit:
http://aceee.org/blog/2014/02/new-lessons-driving-demand-energy-eff

To read the report visit:
http://aceee.org/research-report/f1401

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