When creating a state and/or local financing program, it’s important to understand the major lending components and options, possible bonding options, risk assessment, and federal tax issues.
Introduces the five major components of a clean energy lending product: lenders, repayment, capital sources, credit enhancements, and security.
Focuses specifically on bonding options, including traditional tax-exempt and taxable bonds, and a suite of new bonding tools resulting from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Presents a table highlighting potential risks of unsecured lending products and clean energy finance programs.
Reviews the tax incentives for financing programs that provide funds to individuals or organizations for the purchase of energy efficiency or renewable energy equipment, systems, or products.