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The California Roots of PACE Financing

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The ECOreport recently published an excellent story on the rise, fall and rise again of PACE programs. Property-assessed-clean-energy or PACE got it’s start in Berkeley, California when the then mayor’s Chief of Staff, Cisco DeVries, put the pieces together for the idea in 2007. PACE is a special tax assessment to help finance solar or other […]

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Are PACE Programs The Best Way To Pay For Solar

There has been quite a bit of press lately about Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs for solar energy installations.  For those who do not have equity in their homes and therefore can not get a “secured” loan, a PACE loan is often a better way to go than an unsecured loan.  PACE loans are at around 9% […]

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