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  • Investment Crowdfunding Used To Finance Green Infrastructure Pilot Project in Fairfax, VA

    Fairfax, VA, USA

    A green infrastructure pilot project in Fairfax, VA was struggling to find suitable financing. By utilizing investor crowdfunding, the project was able to proceed prior to public funding availability.

    Bonds & Loans
    Public Private Partnership
    Innovative Finance
    + 1
    Deputy County Executive
  • Crowdfunding Capital for Sustainable Wastewater P3 Project in Los Fresnos, TX

    Los Fresnos, TX 78566, USA

    Community-based capital from local investors is being raised to fund The Los Fresnos Project - a sustainable wastewater treatment P3 project proposed by Skillicorn Technologies. The project intends to turn the City of Los Fresno's...

    Innovative Finance
    Public Works Commissioner
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    Financing Renewable Energy Project with Crowdfunding in Holyoke, MA

    Holyoke, MA, USA

    ESG Clean Energy is raising community-based capital from local investors to fund the development of a renewable energy project in partnership with the local power provider. Community-level renewable energy projects can be difficul...

    Innovative Finance
  • Madison Water Utility replaces 8,000 lead service lines

    Madison, WI, USA

    Madison’s Lead Service Replacement Line program was the first of its kind in the country. It was aimed at replacing all lead service lines in the city, most of which were on private property, and included a reimbursement mechanism...

    Innovative Finance
  • Improving Efficiency of Leak Detection with Satellite Technology

    Prince William County, VA, USA

    Prince William County Service Authority (PWCSA) compared the use of satellite technology to traditional acoustic in detecting leaks in its water system. The results indicate that satellite technology can greatly improve the effici...

    Innovative Finance
    Prince William County Service Authority
  • LED Upgrades + Attendance, Encinitas Schools

    Encinitas, CA, USA

    Encinitas Union School District is piloting LED technology to quantify energy savings (and resulting financial savings) and to better understand non-energy benefits of LED technology, including impacts on student attendance.

    Performance Contracting
    Innovative Finance
    Savings as a Service
    School District
  • Solar Powered Trashcans in The City of Atlanta

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    Installation of solar powered trashcans throughout the City of Atlanta to help keep communities clean, advance environmental goals and support smart city efforts.

    Public Private Partnership
    Innovative Finance
    Advertising Revenue
    Public Works, Mayor's office of Innovation
  • Energy Efficiency Job Training, San Diego Schools

    San Diego, CA, USA

    The San Diego Unified School District piloted an internship program aimed at teaching students about sustainability—one of the fastest growing job markets in the United States—through real-world applications of energy efficiency t...

    Performance Contracting
    Innovative Finance
    Savings as a Service
    School District
  • LED LaaS, St. Rita’s Catholic School

    San Diego, CA, USA

    St. Rita’s Catholic school in San Diego, CA reduced overall energy consumption 62% and improved learning environments with no out-of-pocket cost using LED technology and Lighting as a Service.

    Performance Contracting
    Innovative Finance
    Private school - not a local government department
  • DC Clean Rivers Project

    The Clean Rivers Project is comprised of a system of deep tunnels, sewers and diversion facilities to capture CSO's and deliver them to DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Clean Rivers Project is also ...

    Innovative Finance
    Environmental Impact Bond