Tag: green projects


Because of the enormous popularity of last week’s post on green project finance–Let’s Make A Deal–Top 10 Rules Of Green Project Finance–I have decided to do a series on the various aspects of green project finance.  Today we will discuss alternative Read more…


The first step to any green building or renewable energy project of any size is finding the financing to make it possible.  Since the bottom fell out of the economy, finding investors and financial institutions willing to finance building projects of any sort has Read more…


I have been tracking the green stimulus spending since June 2009. In November 2009, actual dollars spent on green projects was $1.5 billion.  Now, in November 2010, dollars actually paid to date on green projects is approximately $11 bil…


Recently there have been several cases of neighbors raising objections, valid or invalid, to green projects. 

There was the Northland Pines case where community members challenged the LEED certification of a local high school.  Recipients of …


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed into law by President Obama in February to stimulate the sagging US economy. As it is the most comprehensive and lucrative sustainability bill ever passed, it sets a serious standard for the United States government and its people to follow. Besides being very complicated there are both negative and positive aspects to this bill, which I breakdown as best as I can.

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