In the November 2012 issue of Western City a publication of the California League of Capital Cities featured CEEP’s Sustainable Energy Utility model. Cities and counties are at the forefront in adopting strategies to invest in energy efficiency in ways that blend economic and environmental sustainability. Their efforts have produced net zero energy and green building codes, solar programs for agency and community buildings, property-assessed clean energy (PACE) financing and many other innovative initiatives. The magazine issue reports that cities and non-profit organizations can realize substantial utility cost savings, using the SEU performance guarantee which ensures that project investments result in savings to cover the cost of all retrofit work. All projects are financed through tax-exempt bonds.
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