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Keeping It in the Community: Sustainable Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Initiatives

Resource: Keeping It in the Community: Sustainable Funding for Local Energy Efficiency Initiatives

This report describes several local funding options and provides examples where each has been adopted. Options discussed include utility partnerships; licensing, service, or waste fees; energy or carbon taxes; systems benefit funds; bonds; and options to capture the value created by avoided energy costs to create self-sustaining funds through revolving loan funds or other mechanisms. (May 2012)

Source:
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

Sectors:
Energy Efficiency

Topics:
Curricular Materials, Innovative Practices & PartnershipsPolicy & Funding Sources