The Top 10 Green Energy Financing Mistakes

When implementing solar and energy efficiency (‘green’) programs, local governments frequently spend the majority of their time debating and discussing the physical attributes of a program – how many megawatts of solar will be installed, which HVAC units will be replaced, etc. The actual financing of the project is too often considered an afterthought and arranged only at the end of the process, and sometimes may be dictated by the vendor.

Pension Obligation Bonds: A White Paper

This white paper is intended to inform and educate California employers who participate in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). Its content may not be applicable to municipal entities using other arrangements for funding employee retirement benefits.