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Ygrene Energy Fund to plug HQ into Petaluma to power growth

A decade since a Sonoma County banker switched on what’s now known as property-assessed clean energy, or PACE, loans, this type of financing is forecast to become the nation’s fastest-growing. Read more →

Santa Rosa’s Ygrene Energy Fund names chief revenue, operations officers

Ygrene Energy Fund hired Stephen Tich as chief operating officer of the Santa Rosa-based originator of property-assessed clean energy, or PACE, loans. Read more →

Ygrene Adds HSBC, GE Capital Veteran Stephen Tich as Chief Operating Officer and Names Mike Cary as Chief Revenue Officer

C-level strength to focus on market growth and maintenance of industry’s most robust oversight standards SANTA ROSA, CA –– Ygrene Energy Fund, the nation’s second-largest administrator of PACE (property assessed clean energy) financing announced today that Stephen Tich has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer. Tich has held a number of senior leadership roles […] Read more →

Morningstar rates PACE loans high

Morningstar Credit Ratings said PACE loans present little risk of driving a borrower into a foreclosure, and could bolster property values and save the homeowner money in efficiency improvements. Read more →

Ygrene Energy Fund’s PACE funding program adopted by Berkeley

Ygrene stressed that it had been selected by 320+ cities and counties across California and Florida, making the firm what it described as the nation’s leading multi-state residential and commercial PACE provider. Read more →

City of Berkeley Chooses YgreneWorks to Finance Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Water Conservation Upgrades

Berkeley property owners join 23M+ other Californians with access to millions in financing for safe, affordable clean energy and climate resiliency upgrades SANTA ROSA, CA — Berkeley welcomed Ygrene Energy Fund’s award-winning YgreneWorks™ PACE (property assessed clean energy) program to help home and business owners finance a broad range of energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation […] Read more →

3 Misconceptions of PACE Financing

As financing of energy-efficient projects through property assessments becomes more widespread, concerns and misconceptions regarding its use and oversight have become more common. Morningstar Credit Ratings LLC explores three misconceptions it has heard from market participants regarding the residential property assessed clean energy (PACE) sector. Read more →

Hillsborough program would provide new way to finance energy-efficiency upgrades

Hillsborough County is close to creating a new way for property owners to pay for upgrades to make their homes or businesses more energy-efficient or hurricane-resistant. Read more →

4 Ways PACE Can Help You Land Commercial Projects

The property-assessed clean energy (PACE) model is an innovative mechanism for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on private property. Read more →

Energy Jobs: First Solar Bought Coatings Startup Enki, Plus Ygrene, Sempra, CPUC, SolarCity

Ygrene, a provider of residential and commercial property-assessed clean energy financing, named Rocco Fabiano as CEO. Read more →