30 Aug '11, 8am

Tea Party Joins Dems to Save Solar PACE Funding!

Tea Party Joins Dems to Save Solar PACE Funding!

While we were all fuming during the ridiculous bra-waving by the GOP over whether we should pay our bills or not, a rather startling bit of actual legislation was being proposed in their Tea Party House, as revealed by Ethan Elkind at Legal Planet . For some reason, municipal bond financing for solar energy retrofits has the approval of twelve twelve! Republicans who’ve cosponsored a bill by a New York Representative, Nan Hayworth (R) (!) and California progressive Dan Lundgen (D) (duh) who put forth legislation to restore the ability of municipalities to offer PACE funding for solar panels and other clean energy retrofits. Under PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) local governments could finance efficiency and clean energy upgrades to properties via the sale of bonds, with property owners repaying the local government via property tax assessments. And it was popular: De...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/30/tea-party-joins-dems-...

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