New CPUC Ruling Clarifying Operation of Finance Pilots

CPUC President and assigned energy efficiency Commissioner Michael Peevey today issued a ruling clarifying the timing and operations of the EE finance pilots.  The Ruling includes an important signal to financial institutions and other EE finance market actors by confirming that that each “pilot shall operate for a minimum of 24 months…and shall provide for support of loans made under the program for the duration of loan terms even if/when a pilot ends.”

Ruling Clarifying Operation of EEF Pilots

About David Nemtzow

David Nemtzow, Principal, Nemtzow & Associates, has worked on energy efficiency for over thirty years, having run a large State government energy, water and utility department, the Alliance to Save Energy, and an energy and utility consulting practice, and he has been on the executive team of a clean energy startup company. He has provided technical and policy advice to policy makers and regulators; built partnerships and coalitions, and communicated complex energy issues to corporate CEOs, energy professionals, community leaders, senior government officials and the public. Nemtzow currently advises on strategic, programmatic and analytic concerns on utility, energy efficiency and other distributed and demand-side issues on behalf of California utility, corporate, trade association and other clients. He co-drafted the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan (2008) on behalf of the California investor-owned utilities.