The report will focus on PACE projects currently moving forward in neighboring Dade & Lee counties and will seek approval to move forward in Collier with a survey of interested property owners.
Here is the Executive Summary to be presented to the Collier lawmakers on March 13th:
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program ________________________________________
PACE programs were authorized by HB 7179, signed by Gov. Crist on May 27, 2010. PACE is a financing mechanism similar to a special taxing district, providing voluntary loans for energy efficiency retrofits More >
Collier County Energy Task Force and Naples NPower Committee member Brian Doyle writes in the online publication, Examiner.com, about efforts in Southwest Florida to reduce energy use and slow the flow of CO2 in our region:
“The City of Naples and the Collier County governments have moved forward with Energy assessments and have committed to energy reduction throughout all of its departments.” Read more of Brian’s piece here.
The Collier County Energy Task Force, established by Collier Commissioner Jim Coletta, is currently preparing a report with recommendations for the county’s lawmakers and will present its findings in November or December, 2011.
The task force, all citizen volunteers, has received preliminary information from potential third-party administrators of a PACE project, has met with those vendors and will include its findings when it reports to the Collier County Commission in the coming weeks.
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The task force, appointed by Collier Commissioner Jim Coletta, will meet at 3 p.m. in the 5th Floor Training Room of the Harmon W. Turner Administration Building at the Collier County Government Complex in East Naples. Representatives from both EcoCity and Ygrene will attend to answer questions and discuss their proposals.
PACE, or Property Assessed Clean Energy, is a public-private partnership opportunity for communities and local governments to reduce energy use and create jobs.
Following the More >
Two companies, both of which have bases in Florida and California, have submitted proposals to operate a PACE project in Collier County.
The proposals are currently under review by Collier County staff and the county’s Energy Task Force, a citizen volunteer panel. The Task Force will meet Monday, July 25 to review the proposals and discuss them. Once the review is complete, the proposals will move on to the Collier County Commission.
It is anticipated both companies will make formal presentations to the county lawmakers after which the decision will be made to move forward with a PACE project or table it for More >
Collier County Commissioners agreed March 8th to allow the Collier Energy Task Force, a citizen’s panel created by Commissioner Jim Coletta, to seek out firms interested in proposing and operated a PACE project for commercial properties in Collier County.
PACE is an acronym for Property Assessed Clean Energy and the concept allows local governments – counties and cities – to create a pool of funds from which property owners can borrow to More >
The Collier Energy Task Force, formed by Collier Commissioner Jim Coletta, will update lawmakers on PACE in Collier and urge them to move forward with a PACE project for commercial properties while we wait for Washington mortgage regulators to clear roadblocks to residential PACE projects.
The Collier County Energy Task Force will follow up its Jan. 27 meeting with a second meeting on Feb. 10, 3 p.m. in the 5th Floor Training Room of the Harmon W. Turner Administration Building on the Collier Government Complex campus in East Naples.
The Task Force, established by Collier County Commissioner Jim Coletta, has been meeting for over a year to seek ways to reduce energy use in Collier County. The task force decided Jan. 27 to explore a commercial PACE initiative while waiting for roadblocks to be eliminated from residential PACE initiatives.
The City of Gulfport, Florida is moving ahead More >