Affordable Clean Energy a Success with PACE Program in South Florida
September 20, 2019
More than 28,000 Ygrene PACE projects completed in South Florida
(Miami, Fla.) – Ygrene Energy Fund, Florida’s leading provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, today highlighted the incredible success of PACE to provide affordable access to hurricane resiliency, energy efficiency, and renewable energy home improvements across South Florida. Since PACE was established in Florida in 2011, Ygrene has provided financing to complete more than 28,000 PACE projects in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties.
“Across South Florida, Ygrene is working every day to help families improve the resiliency and energy efficiency of their homes and communities. In Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties, more than 28,000 projects have been completed to improve hurricane resiliency, increase energy efficiency, and provide renewable energy to homes and businesses,” said Mike Lemyre, Ygrene Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. “It is clear that families in South Florida value this voluntary financing option that is helping them be better prepared for the impacts of hurricanes and severe tropical weather and drive down their energy consumption.”
Ygrene is the only PACE financing provider to have earned designation as a Clean PACE Certified Partner and employs the industry’s strongest consumer protections in its work to expand access to clean and renewable energy in Florida.
Ygrene’s award-winning PACE program, with built-in consumer protections, is delivering greater choice for home and business owners by providing accessible and affordable financing for energy efficiency, resiliency, renewables, water conservation, storm protection and seismic upgrades. Recognized as one of the fastest growing asset classes in the country, PACE has proven to be a successful tool for supporting public policy initiatives, all without the use of public tax dollars or credits. By providing over $1.7 billion of private capital to more than 550 local communities, Ygrene has created tens of thousands of jobs and invested millions into local economies across the U.S. Learn more at ygrene.com.