When Homeowners Don't Couple Energy Efficiency and Solar

How can programs motivate homeowners to make their homes energy-efficient before installing solar panels? And how can incentives support a whole-house retrofit approach that will optimize energy savings and prevent solar systems from being oversized? California, Wisconsin, New Jersey, and Austin Energy have been grappling with this challenge for … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency Loans Encounter Obstacles in the Secondary Market

By Kat Friedrich, Clean Energy Finance Center Guest Blogger, Energy Efficiency Markets March 13, 2013 Although connecting energy efficiency programs and private capital may seem like an ideal partnership, program managers from New York and Pennsylvania have found it is challenging to achieve competitive investment ratings for energy efficiency … [Read more...]