Category: Commercial

Upgrading the City's Buildings with Commercial PACE Financing

Selected Case Studies of C-PACE Projects in New York State

  We’ve posted a variety of examples of completed C-PACE financings in New York State (outside of NYC), ranging from $500,000 to more than $20 million, at C-PACE Case Studies. These are just some of the completed projects listed by New York State’s C-PACE Administrator EIC PACE. To learn more about how C-PACE can benefit…
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Sunday, September 12, 2021 0

C-PACE Now Available Across Much of Western New York

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) is available where a county or city has opted into EIC’s (Energy Improvement Corporation) statewide C-PACE program, including the cities of Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Schenectady, Troy, Niagara, and Ithaca (amongst others); and counties, including Albany, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, Wyoming, Yates, and most recently Monroe. This means that commercial property…
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021 0

Key Takeaways from the 2021 PACENation Summit

Interest in the PACE industry is clearly accelerating.  The excitement was palpable from the beginning at the PACENation Summit, with a strong emphasis right from the outset on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) from Summit Chair Kimberly Lewis. The PACE industry was one of the first to adopt a strong DEI policy, ensuring that access…
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Thursday, June 24, 2021 0

Monroe County Legislature Approves C-PACE

UPDATE: Monroe County’s C-PACE program is available immediately, according to a press release issued by Adam Bellow’s office on July 7: Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced that commercial building owners and developers in the county can now apply for financing to make energy upgrades through a program called OPEN C-PACE. https://www.monroecounty.gov/files/news/7.7.2021%20Open%20CPACE.pdf On June…
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Friday, June 11, 2021 0

Harnessing Private Capital to Bring Clean Energy to Rochester’s Commercial Buildings

  Our Possible Rochester initiative has taken another major step forward, with the launch of our community-oriented site, PossibleRochester.org. Our business-oriented site, PossibleRochester.com, which focuses on C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) as a financing mechanism for upgrading commercial properties to clean energy, has been operating since February when the city announced the launch of…
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Wednesday, May 19, 2021 0

Financing the Regenerative Economy with C-PACE

    Here’s a recording of our recent (4/1/2021) Sustainability Now interview:


Thursday, April 15, 2021 0

April 13, 7-8 pm:  Help Local Businesses Go Green—and Make Money Doing It!

  Want to have a significant impact on your community’s carbon footprint? Now there’s a simple way to do this, and—if you want—earn money doing it. The opportunity is to present commercial property owners with a compelling case for them to save money on energy by 30% or more, from Day 1, with no out-of-pocket…
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Saturday, April 3, 2021 0

Financing the Transition to a Regenerative Economy — Thursday, April 1, 2021 — 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, April 1, 2021 7:00 – 9:00 PM Eastern (US & Canada) Register for Financing the Regenaissance Financing the Regenaissance Followed by Q&A with Jonathan Cloud and Victoria Zelin Co-Founders of Possible Planet Co-founders of Possible Planet, Jonathan Cloud and Victoria Zelin are on a mission to finance the transition to a regenerative future by creating strategies…
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Wednesday, March 31, 2021 0

How Critical is it to Upgrade Our Buildings?

It’s One Thing We Can Do Right Away to Fight Climate Change Six sectors — electricity; food, agriculture & land use; industry; transportation; buildings; and other emissions — are causing the problem. So that’s where the opportunities to reduce emissions will come from too. For example, in electricity, increasing energy efficiency in buildings and industry, as…
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Friday, February 19, 2021 0

C-PACE Comes to Town

C-PACE is Now Available in Rochester The City of Rochester entered the New York State EIC-PACE program on February 5, 2021. This means that projects seeking PACE financing can now be submitted to the program. Contact us for assistance with this. What You Need to Know About PACE in Rochester In New York State, PACE…
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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 0