GreenFinanceSF Program Launches

San Francisco has officially launched the GreenFinanceSF program which allows businesses and homeowners to finance solar thermal systems through a special assessment on their property tax.   The $150 million loan program is the largest PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program in the country and allows financing of solar and other energy efficiency projects with little […]

San Francisco Sustainable Financing To Launch In Early 2010

San Francisco is joining the list of municipalities offering a PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing program.   The new initiative will be called San Francisco Sustainable Financing, or SF Squared (SF2) and will allow both residential and commercial building owners to finance solar water heating systems on their property taxes over a 20 year period. […]

Renewable Funding’s PACE Program Lands Investment Funds

Renewable Funding has landed $12.2 Million in its first round of financing as it launches its PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) solar funding programs.   Renewable Funding is a company that handles the administration and financing of the PACE  programs that allow local municipalities to finance solar hot water systems through the property taxes of houses […]

Sonoma County’s Energy Independence Program

Sonoma County’s Energy Independence Program is a new opportunity for property owners to finance energy efficiency, water efficiency and renewable energy improvements through a voluntary assessment. These assessments will be attached to the property, not the owner and will be paid back through the property tax system over time, making the program not only energy […]

Recovery Through Retrofit

Vice President Joe Biden recently announced that the federal government will be creating a program called Recovery Through Retrofit that will assist local governments in setting up solar financing programs like the Berkeley First solar financing program. Berkeley’s program eliminates the upfront cost of installing solar by setting up a tax district where the system […]

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Thermal For Low Income Housing

Low income housing building owners can currently garner very attractive CSI-T rebates

Storage Strategies

Issue of SolarPro magazine, featuring Justin Weil on cover and SunWater Solar article on solar storage

Solarbration for Solar Pool Heating

SunWater Solar was pleased to be part of the recent Solarbration event at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael CA..

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle

SunWater and UC Berkeley are working together to test this Toyota fuel cell vehicle

Advanced Solar Thermal Video

This video showcases solar thermal systems SunWater has recently installed