PACE Financing & Energy Efficiency Resources


clean energy florida

Looking for more information about the Florida Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program and other energy efficiency resources? Use the following helpful links and videos to learn more!


PACE Nation

PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) is a simple and effective way to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation upgrades to buildings. PACE can pay for new heating and cooling systems, lighting improvements, solar panels, water pumps, insulation, and more for almost any property – homes, commercial, industrial, non-profit, and agricultural … (continue to site)


YGRENE Florida

Ygrene Energy Fund is the nation’s leading multi-state provider of residential and commercial property assessed clean energy financing. The award-winning, privately funded YgreneWorks program provides immediately accessible financing with no upfront costs for energy efficiency, renewables, water conservation, and, in certain areas, hurricane protection, electric vehicle charging stations and seismic upgrades. … (continue to site)



Renew Financial was founded in 2008 by Cisco DeVries, who brought together a multidisciplinary team of experts in finance, technology, operations, and government policy to innovate the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing model. … (continue to site)


Energy Star

EPA’s ENERGY STAR Program was created to help identify the best ways to save energy. The little blue label says this product, this home, this building or factory is doing the right things to save. And offers the most comprehensive resource available for energy efficiency advice and information. … (continue to site)


U.S. Energy Information Administration

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment. … (continue to site)


Property Assessed Clean Energy Programs


On July 19, the U.S. Department of Energy released draft Best Practice Guidelines for Residential PACE Financing Programs. The original “Guidelines for Pilot PACE Financing Programs,” issued on May 7, 2010, have been updated to reflect the evolving structure of the residential PACE market, and to incorporate lessons learned from various PACE programs that have been successfully implemented since the original guidelines were issued. … (continue to site)


PACE Financing – Wikipedia

Property assessed clean energy (PACE) is a means of financing energy efficiency upgrades or renewable energy installations for buildings. Depending on state legislation, PACE can be used to finance water efficiency products, seismic retrofits, and hurricane preparedness measures. Examples of energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades range from adding more attic insulation to installing rooftop solar panels for residential projects and chillers, boilers, LED lighting and roofing for commercial projects. … (continue to site)


President Obama Announces New Actions to Bring Renewable Energy

President Obama is committed to taking responsible steps to address climate change, promote clean energy and energy efficiency, drive innovation, and ensure a cleaner, more stable environment for future generations. That is why at Senator Reid’s National Clean Energy Summit later today, he is announcing a robust set of executive actions and private sector commitments to accelerate America’s transition to cleaner sources of energy and ways to cut energy waste. … (continue to site)


Today is a Very Big Day for PACE

Some barriers to popularizing the property-assessed clean energy (PACE) program across the U.S. were cleared today with an announcement made by President Obama at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. PACE loan programs let homeowners finance energy-efficiency upgrades, such as adding insulation and water savings measures or installing energy-efficient windows or solar panels, to be paid back as a line item on the homeowner’s property tax bill. … (continue to site)


Property Assessed Clean Energy – Solar Energy Industries Association

Property-assessed clean energy (PACE) helps home and business owners finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for their property. PACE is a voluntary program in which a home or business owner will receive financing from a local government to cover the up-front cost of qualified energy improvements, and in exchange, will repay the up-front cost through a special assessment on their property tax over a period of years or decades. … (continue to site)