Missouri project may open door to agricultural PACE financing

Written by Karen Uhlenhuth, Midwest Energy News


Property-Assessed Clean Energy funding, an increasingly popular tool for financing commercial energy upgrades, may be coming to agriculture. On Thursday morning, Show-Me PACE announced the completion of a comprehensive energy overhaul at a processor of free-range heritage hogs in southwest Missouri. The $4 million project is 10 times the size of the next-largest agricultural PACE project in the nation to date, according to PACENation, which tracks projects across the country. Click here to read more.

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PACE was named one of the top 20 “world-changing” ideas by Scientific American Magazine. 

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Nebraska has PACE-enabling legislation but no current financing programs.