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Show Me the Money! Raising Investment Funds for Clean Energy Programs & Working with Financial Institutions

Attracting funds to launch a clean energy program can be a challenge for any community leader, but for those without experience working with financial institutions it can be particularly difficult. This webinar provides an introduction for small local governments, economic development authorities, and non-profit organizations that wish to seek financing from private institutions to launch clean energy programs, including:

  • A review of different types of financing and lenders, including how they are likely to respond to the risks and opportunities associated with clean energy program funding
  • A step-by-step process for approaching lenders and additional resources for taking these steps.

Speakers include Peter Meyer of the E.P. Systems Group/Center for Climate Strategies, and Glenn Barnes and Jennifer Weiss of the Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina/Center for Climate Strategies. All speakers have many years of experience working with local and state governments to design and implement clean energy finance programs, including numerous Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) and State Energy Program (SEP) grantees.