Key Resources

  • State Energy Loan Fund Overview
    This two-pager offers an overview of state energy financing programs, particularly revolving loan fund design and administration models in use by the State Energy Offices.
  • State Energy Financing Programs Database
    This webpage includes links to more information on specific financing mechanisms as well as a map-based database of loan programs operated by the State Energy Offices.

NASEO Publications

NASEO Partners

Additionally, many of NASEO’s partners offer informative and valuable resources on financing program design and implementation. Check out these organizations for more:

  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
    DOE’s State and Local Solutions Center includes a Financing Solutions portal with a wide range of resources on financing program design and implementation.

  • Energy Programs Consortium (EPC)
    EPC fosters coordination and cooperation among state and federal agencies in the areas of energy policy and program development, and has extensive resources on Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs), the Warehouse for Energy Efficiency Loans (WHEEL), and affordable multifamily housing.

  • Cadmus
    Cadmus delivers services and solutions that transform markets and behaviors, create social and economic value, and improve people’s lives. Its Energy and Green Building Financeteam works with governments, utilities, businesses, and nonprofits to develop programs that provide initial funding options and remove financial hurdles.

  • Harcourt Brown and Carey (HB&C)
    HB&C, a NASEO Affiliate, is a national consulting firm specializing in clean energy finance. Its clients include states, local governments, the federal government, utilities, and financial institutions.

  • Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE)
    NASEO Affiliate, CSE is committed to accelerating the transition to a sustainable world powered by clean energy. It does this through energy program design/implementation, technical consulting, workforce training and policy innovation. Its extensive suite of resources includes publications on clean energy financing at the state and local level.

  • Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA)
    CDFA’s mission is  to strengthen the efforts of state and local development finance agencies fostering job creation and economic growth through the use of tax-exempt and other public-private partnership finance programs. Its Online Resource Database has a wealth of information on energy finance.

  • Coalition for Green Capital (CGC)
    CGC’s mission is is to establish green banks at the state, federal, and international levels in order to minimize greenhouse gas emissions and maximize the deployment of clean electricity and energy efficiency. 

  • PACENation
    PACENation’s mission is to promote Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing by providing leadership and support for a growing universe of PACE market participants.