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NRECA features How $martKY in America’s Electric Cooperatives

An excellent article, How $mart is Energy Efficiency?, was recently featured on the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)’s website America’s Electric Cooperatives. The article highlights How $martKY, an inclusive finance program offered by six Kentucky utilities for energy efficiency building upgrades. NRECA highlights the economic development…

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“A Huge Difference in Comfort and Cost”

The Alliance to Save Energy has raised the visibility of inclusive financing through its vast network by highlighting the story of Kassy Starr and her farming family in Arkansas. Kassy joined the HELP PAYS® program offered by Ouachita Electric, and with thanks to the upgrades…

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Join us for a series on inclusive financing in the new year!

Are you interested scaling up financing solutions for energy efficiency that can reach all market segments, including low-income communities? The Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance invites you to learn more about inclusive financing solutions for energy efficiency. Beginning in 2017, SEEA and Clean Energy Works is…

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California solicits comments on on-bill financing solutions to address barriers to low-income participation in the clean energy economy

In 2015, Senate Bill 350 mandated the California Energy Commission (CEC) to produce a Study of Barriers and Solutions to Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Contracting Opportunities Among Low-Income Customers and Disadvantaged Communities. The process of developing the report has been characterized by active stakeholder participation…

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Utility Dive recognizes co-op leadership on PAYS

Electric cooperatives are leading the way on inclusive financing, with customer-owned utilities in 4 states offering an opt-in tariff for investments in energy efficiency upgrades.  Utility Dive, a leading bulletin for the industry, recognized that leadership with a feature article on Pay As You Save…

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