Sources of Capital

Green For All. “Where to Get the Green: Sources of Funds for Green Entrepreneurs.” 2010.

111th Congress 1st Session, House of Representatives Report 111-16. “Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1” February 12, 2009. (Describes issuance of supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science assistance to the unemployed, and state and local fiscal stabilization to the amount of $2.4 billion of Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds.)

Database for State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE). “Federal Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency — Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) Program Overview.” May 7, 2010.

Jones, Timothy L. and David E. White. “Qualified Energy Conservation Bond Allocations for 2009.” Internal Revenue Service (IRS) the Office of Associate Chief Counsel Financial Institutions and Products September 29, 2009. 

Johnson, Claire Broido. “State Energy Program Notice 10-08: Guidance for State Energy Program Recipients on Financing Programs.” DoE Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. March 8, 2010.

Johnson, Claire Broido. “EECBG Program Notice 09-002: Guidance for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Recipients on Financing Programs.” DoE. December 7, 2009.

City and County of San Francisco. “Request for Proposals: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, and Climate Professional Services.” 2009. 

City of Boston. “Request for Proposals: Renew Boston Facilitation Consultant.” 2009.

Recovery Act Programs

ARRA Overview
For an overview of the Recovery Act, check out Bringing Home the Green Recovery from Green For All and Policy Link. Also see the slides from Radhika Fox of Policy Link from our webinar on April 14, 2009.

For background on the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program see the links below:
Department of Energy EECBG website
Department of Energy funding announcement
ICLEI’s List of Frequently Asked Questions on EECBG
Sierra Club Cool Cities EECBG Tool Kit

For background on the Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECB), see the links below:
QECB Excerpt from HR1 Conference Report
DSIRE description of QECB
IRS Notice 09-29: QECB Bond Allocations

Other Recovery Act Materials
Below are materials from the California Green Stimulus Coalition:
General Program Recommendations
Weatherization Program Recommendations