Summary and Info
As the trend for obtaining funds for energy projects moves away from utility rebate programs toward other types of financing alternatives, there is a growing need for guidance as to what options are now available, how to assess project payback in advance, how to anticipate and avoid potential risks and/or hidden costs, and how to assure that the project is an economic success. Providing this guidance, this book details innovative methods for financing energy projects. It covers energy service performance contracting, rate of return analysis, and measurement and verification of energy savings. It provides tips to help readers work with lenders and case histories detailing financing success stories.