Major Components of Lending

Image of a blue diagram showing an arrow labeled Lender pointing to a rectangle labeled Borrower. The rectangle labeled Borrower has a curved arrow labeled Repayment pointing back to the arrow labeled Lender. An arrow labeled Security also points to the rectangle labeled Borrower. A dashed arrow points to the arrow labeled Security and another arrow labeled Credit Enhancements. The arrow labeled Credit Enhancements points to the arrow labeled Lender. Another arrow labeled Capital Sources also points to the arrow labeled Lender.

The major financing components and how they interact

The major components of a clean energy financing program are described below, centered around the characteristics and source of capital.

The major components listed here apply to both residential and non-residential financing for clean energy improvements:

For more detailed discussion, download the Clean Energy Finance Guide to Residential and Commercial Building Improvements' Primer on Clean Energy Lending: The Major Components and Options.