”Key Decision Points to Consider when Creating an Utility On-Bill Program”
Original Broadcast June 25th, 2015
Learn from programs that are successfully up and running! Utility on-bill programs are gaining momentum in the Southeast and many utilities are considering the use of this innovative finance mechanism to encourage investment in energy efficiency improvements. Join the Southeast Energy Efficiency Finance Network as we explore the key decision points that utilities need to consider when creating an on-bill program. Learn more about this important financing tool and gain insight from programs that are successfully up and running.
- Tammy Agard, EEtility Company
- Heather Braithwaite, Harcourt, Brown and Carey
- Chris Woolery, Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED)
All About Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds
Original Broadcast: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Learn about Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs), and the opportunity they represent for the Southeast! QECBs are bonds that enables qualified state and local government issuers to borrow money at attractive rates to fund energy conservation projects. A QECB is among the lowest-cost public financing tools because the U.S. Department of the Treasury subsidizes the issuer’s borrowing costs.
- Al Christopher Director, Division of Energy Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Geoff Culm, Banc of America Public Capital Corp
- Doug Lamb McGuireWoods
- Susan Rosenthal, Energy Programs Consortium
Introduction to Roanoke Electric’s Upgrade to $ave Program with CEO Curtis Wynn
Original Broadcast: Thursday, April 9, 2015
Roanoke Electric Cooperative CEO Curtis Wynn shares insights and experience of implementing the Upgrade to $ave program. Roanoke Electric is the first utility in the country to use the new federal Energy Efficiency & Conservation Loan Program to offer customers debt-free financing for investments in cost effective energy upgrades to their homes and businesses.
- Curtis Wynn, Roanoke Electric Cooperative