Funding Source

Source of funding to implement the measure or a project

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Unit of Measure: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measure Source
Appropriated funds Funds derived from public sources. N/A
Bond Funds raised through issuing a bond N/A
Demand response or load management program incentive These are programs that provide incentives to curtail demand during peak energy usage periods in response to system reliability or market conditions. Agencies can participate in state and utility incentive programs in order to reduce their energy usage and control their energy costs. N/A
Energy efficiency and renewable energy program incentive Public purpose programs administered by utilities, state agencies, or other third parties and paid for by utility ratepayers, typically through a non-by-passable system benefits charge instituted as part of restructuring legislation or rules N/A
Energy services agreement An Energy Services Agreement (ESA) is a financial vehicle for funding energy efficiency where services are provided and/or equipment is installed and owned and operated by a vendor who then sells the saved power to the customer. N/A ICP
Grant A sum of money given by an organization for a specific purpose. N/A
Incentive Funding obtained through incentives to implement the measure or project N/A
Lease Financed through lease arrangement N/A ICP
Loan Funds obtained through loans either directly or through contracting mechanisms N/A
Operating funds Funds from operation and maintenance budgets N/A
PACE Property assessed clean energy (PACE) is a means of financing energy efficiency upgrades or renewable energy installations. In areas with PACE legislation in place, governments offer a specific bond to investors or in the case of the open-market model, private lenders provide financing to the building owners to put towards an energy retrofit. The loans are repaid over the selected term via an annual assessment on their property tax bill N/A ICP
Rebate Funding obtained through rebates to implement the measure or project N/A
Self financed Financed using internal funds N/A ICP
Tax credits Funding obtained through utility or state tax credits to implement the measure or project N/A
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