Green Energy Finance: Status and Trends

This FREE Policy Brief provides a snapshot overview on the current status and trends of the U.S. green energy finance market, including an account of the performance of the Delaware SEU and PennSEF programs. The Policy Brief estimates 2012-2017 green energy finance market volume at $54.8 billion, primarily from the issuance of green infrastructure bonds.

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Urban Energy Transformation through Solar City Strategies

This FREE Policy Brief explores three research papers written by FREE researchers on the solar city strategy. The three papers highlight the value of the ‘solar city’ concept in the context of city-wide deployment of solar photovoltaics (PV), explore its potential for six cities across the world, and provide early insight into the practicality of the idea.

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Realizing Infrastructure-scale Finance in the Green Bond Market: Scoping Trends

The green bond finance landscape is not only accelerating in terms of issuances but is also undergoing compositional changes such as the entering of municipal and corporate bond issuers in the market. This Policy Brief explores the development and characteristics of the green bond market – a new financing mechanism intended to support investment in sustainable activities.

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Sustainable Energy Organizations (SEOs): Evolution and Opportunity

This Policy Brief examines several organizations in the U.S. that are similar to an SEU and two that have adapted the SEU concept to different requirements and settings.

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Democratic Finance: Energy of the People, by the People, for the People

A full 37 years after President Carter’s speech, the White House is finally once again the owner of a photovoltaic (PV) system installation. To con- tinue on the road ahead, this Policy Note outlines a strategy that seeks to reconnect people to energy, redirect the U.S. towards a green energy econ- omy, and reposition the U.S. as a global leader in green energy matters.

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