Press Release

Tampa Bay Families Embracing Hurricane Resiliency, Clean Energy Home Upgrades with Local PACE Programs

October 17, 2019


Ygrene completes more than 1,300 hurricane resiliency projects across Tampa Bay

(Tampa, Fla.) – Ygrene Energy Fund, Florida’s leading provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, today highlighted the thousands of PACE projects completed across the Tampa Bay area helping families drive down energy consumption and make hurricane resiliency improvements to their homes and businesses. Ygrene has provided financing to complete more than 3,000 PACE projects in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota counties.

 

“With more than 3,000 PACE projects completed across seven counties, it’s clear that PACE is working in Tampa Bay,” said Mike Lemyre, Ygrene Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. “Ygrene could not be prouder to have partnered with thousands of families across Tampa Bay to help finance and complete hundreds of energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements, and more than 1,300 projects to improve the strength and hurricane resiliency of their homes. The growth of PACE in Tampa is great news and a testament to the true value of this essential public policy in Florida.”

 

 

 

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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.

 

About Ygrene

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.