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Fee waived for financing water conservation measures May – October 2016

April 27, 2016

In its ongoing commitment to water conservation, the Placer County Board of Supervisors waived the fee associated with its Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program (mPOWER) for water saving measures. The action waives the $500 residential and $1,300 commercial fee for project applications that include $1,500 in water conservation measures received  …   Read More »

mPOWER Placer has highest funding month since program inception

December 21, 2015

mPOWER funded more than $2.3 million in energy efficiency and conservation measures for Placer County residents in November 2015, making it the highest funded month in the past two years. Many property owners sought to take advantage of the residential solar tax credit which requires project completion and payment before December 31 in order to be claimed  …   Read More »

mPOWER financing reaches $35 million

November 23, 2015

Board of Supervisors continues support of program On November 17th, the Placer County Board of Supervisors were presented with an mPOWER program update, which showed that more than $35 million in mPOWER clean energy projects have infused the Placer County economy, with a monthly average of $1.2 million.  In October,  54 residential projects and one  …   Read More »

Fee Waiver for Water Conservation Measures Deadline Approaches

October 23, 2015

mPOWER reminds residential and non-residential property owners that the fee waiver for water saving project applications ends October 31, 2015.  This processing fee waiver will save residential applicants $500 and non-residential applicants $1,300, for water conservation projects of $1,500 or more. Water conservation improvements that can be financed  …   Read More »

DOE Better Buildings Challenge honors Placer County

October 23, 2015

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized Placer County for its leadership in improving energy efficiency across its 5-million-square-foot portfolio of county- owned buildings and schools by 20 percent in 10 years. Through the department’s Better  …   Read More »

Folsom Lake Ford Signed $1.6 Million Energy Efficiency Retrofit Contract

May 19, 2015

February 23, 2015 Folsom, CA – Folsom Lake Ford expects to save big on a $1.6 million energy efficiency retrofit and solar project made available through the City of Folsom’s green energy financing program, mPOWER Folsom. The retrofit—one of the largest of its kind in the Sacramento Region— is the first commercial energy efficiency retrofit  …   Read More »

Commercial Projects – Lowest Cost Provider

May 19, 2015

Did you know that mPOWER financing is the lowest cost PACE financing for commercial projects in the Sacramento Region? That’s right! mPOWER provides financing for all non-residential projects at a fixed interest rate of 6% regardless of the payback period. In addition, the financing fees are fixed and disclosed upfront. All non-residential applications  …   Read More »

Program Fee Waived with Water Improvements

May 19, 2015

mPOWER is committed to helping its customers save water and money during the drought. The processing fee is being waived for all applications received between May1st – October 31, 2015 if $1,500 in water efficiency upgrades or more are included in the project. That’s a $500 (residential) or $1,300 (non-residential) savings! Water conservation improvements  …   Read More »

Energy Benchmarking – Are You Ready?

July 18, 2012

On July 11, 2012 the California Energy Commission adopted benchmarking requirements for nonresidential buildings in accordance with Assembly Bills 1103 and 531. Under the new laws the building owner or operator will be required to disclose energy usage data to a prospective buyer or lessee of the entire building, or a prospective lender financing the  …   Read More »

$2 Million in Savings

May 25, 2012

$2 Million in savings is projected over the next 25 years from the 1.7 acre, 450 panel solar photovoltaic system installed at North Auburn’s Gold Country RV Park . The nearly $500,000 project secured financing from mPOWER in mid February, with approximately $330,000 coming from mPOWER financing and $150,000 from a Federal tax grant. To further reduce  …   Read More »

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