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Clean Energy Financing Option for Yuba County Residents. Read more from the U.S. Department of EnergyThe County of Yuba Board of Supervisors has made available financing options for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy improvements on private property.
What is PACE?
PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) is a way to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation upgrades to homes and buildings. PACE can pay for new efficient and/or renewable energy improvements such as heating and cooling systems, lighting improvements, solar panels, water pumps, insulation and more. This is available for almost any property in Yuba County, e.g., single family, multi-family, commercial, industrial, non-profit and agricultural.
How does PACE work?
The PACE financing is tied to the property rather than the owner. Eligibility is primarily based on property value and equity.
PACE funding is repaid over 5 to 20 years through an assessment or special tax which is added to the property tax bill.
Who can apply for PACE?
Residents and businesses in unincorporated Yuba County.
How do you apply for PACE or begin the process?
Start by contacting one of the approved PACE providers in our area. They are (in alphabetical order):
California HERO (Home Energy Renovation Opportunity)
Administered by Renovate America. The California HERO program is offered through the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG).
Phone: (855) 437-6411
CaliforniaFIRST (Energy Saving Financing)
Administered by Renew Financing. CaliforniaFIRST is offered through the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).
Phone: (844) 589-7953
Administered by the FigTree PACE Financing Program. FigTree is offered through the California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA).
Phone: (877) 577-7373
Administered by Ygrene Energy Fund. The YgreneWorks program is offered through Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA).
Phone: (877) 819-4736