Archive for the ‘Energy Efficiency-Renewables’ Category

Clean Fund closes largest PACE Bond under CaliforniaFIRST Renewable Energy Program

November 18th, 2014 | Posted in: Clean Tech-Energy-Utilities, Energy Efficiency-Renewables | 0 Comments

Congratulations to HB+D client, Clean Fund (, for closing on the California Statewide Communities Development Authority CaliforniaFIRST Limited Obligation Improvement Bonds for the CaliPaso Winery ( in Paso Robles, California.  The transaction represents the largest PACE deal funded under the CSCDA CaliforniaFIRST program to date and leadership in energy efficiency financing by CaliPaso Winery and […]

Congratulations to HB+D client, Clean Fund, for closing a “Watershed” energy efficiency securitization and PACE commercial financing.

June 21st, 2014 | Posted in: Blog, Clean Tech-Energy-Utilities, Energy Efficiency-Renewables, Real Estate | 0 Comments

Clean Fund’s purchase of bonds represents the first known securitization of commercial energy-efficiency loans, and it may be the event that finally unlocks institutional capital for efficiency finance. Now that the securitization concept is proven, it’s only a matter of time before big money throws its weight behind energy efficiency. Former U.S. Vice President Al […]