Nebraska lawmakers pass PACE bill to open up efficiency, renewable generation

By Robert Walton, Contributing Editor, Utility Dive

The legislation includes a $5 million cap on any single PACE bond, but allows for municipalities to fund larger projects following a referendum  . . . The market could take hold quickly in Nebraska, Midwest Energy News reports. Two lenders have already indicated an interest in helping fund projects: Pace Equity, focused on commercial projects, and Renovate America, which handles residential PACE loans. Read the entire article here.

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Robert Walton

Robert Walton has spent more than 10 years covering policy, regulation and business in Washington, D.C., with a focus on the natural gas and electric utility industries. In addition to a journalism degree from the University of South Carolina, he has a culinary diploma from the Art Institute of Washington and recently completed a 15,000-mile road trip shooting photographs across the United States.


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