CE+BFI Releases Financing Model Document on Qualified 501(c)(3) Bonds
May 20, 2014 by Lew Milford, Toby Rittner

CE+BFI examines Qualified 501(c)(3) bonds as a mechanism for communities with 501(c)(3) organizations seeking to undertake significant clean energy projects.

Clean Energy Finance through the Bond Market: A New Option for Progress
April 16, 2014 by Devashree Saha, Lew Milford, Mark Muro, Robert Sanders, Toby Rittner

Clean Energy Group, the Brookings Institution and the Council of Development Finance Agencies have just released a new paper on a powerful but underutilized tool for future clean energy investment: state and local bond finance.

Anatomy of the Deal – NYSERDA Energy Efficiency Bonds
September 6, 2013 by Lew Milford, Toby Rittner

NYSERDA recently issued bonds through a highly innovative structure to finance and refinance loans under the Green Jobs-Green New York program. This bond issuance marks a monumental accomplishment for the clean energy and bond finance industries.

Reduce Risk, Increase Clean Energy: How States and Cities are Using Old Finance Tools to Scale Up a New Industry
August 8, 2013 by Lew Milford, Robert Sanders, Toby Rittner

This paper identifies several financing strategies at the state and municipal level that can be adapted and implemented to accelerate the clean energy finance revolution in other states and cities, and at the federal level.

Clean Energy and Bond Finance Initiative: An Action Plan to Access Capital Markets
August 1, 2012 by Lew Milford, Robert Sanders, Toby Rittner

The objective of the Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative (CE+BFI) is to define and implement a new role for development finance in clean energy federalism, a potential game changer for scaling up clean energy capital in the country.