Nebraska lawmakers pass PACE bill

Robert Walton of UtilityDive reports today that

  • Nebraska lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed a measure allowing for Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, a move which could help alleviate heavy up-front costs for some energy efficiency projects, Midwest Energy News reports.
  • Senator Heath Mello (D), who sponsored the bill, introduced similar legislation a half dozen years ago but the proposals received little interest, with banking lobbyists opposed to the arrangement.
  • The legislation includes a $5 million cap on any single PACE bond, but allows for municipalities to fund larger projects following a referendum.

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December 15 Webinar on the Future of PACE in NJ

More than 140 people viewed the December 15 Webinar on the Future of PACE in New Jersey. In case you missed it, here’s a recording :


And here are the separate audio track and the slides:


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