Getting Started (Apply)

Follow these steps to initiate, develop, and close C-PACE financing for your project:

 

STEP 1
CONFIRM ELIGIBILITY

Ensure you have an eligible property located in an IECA PACE Participating Community, then visit the Project Center and submit a pre-application here.

If you are not ready to begin a pre-application but would like access to more program information, please create a login here and then view the Project Center Documents page.

The Project Center contains the program guidelines, forms and applications necessary to gain approval for C-PACE Financing.

 

STEP 2
DEVELOP ENERGY PROJECT

Work with a registered contractor and a qualified Energy Project Assessment Professional to define the Energy Project scope of work and obtain an Energy Project Assessment.

Choose a registered professional or contractor here or have your contractor register here.

 

STEP 3
SECURE FINANCING

Request financing quotes from one or more qualified Capital Providers and secure consent to C-PACE financing from your mortgage lender(s).

Choose a qualified capital provider here or have your capital provider visit here for registration information.

 

STEP 4
IECA APPROVAL

Submit a Final Application and required documentation to IECA PACE for final approval.

Return to the Project Center to complete the final application here. Step-by-step instructions are available in the program guidelines and the Project Center.

 

STEP 5
CLOSE FINANCING

Enter into an assessment contract and supplemental agreements with the C-PACE Capital Provider and the Participating Community.

 

STEP 6
INSTALL ENERGY PROJECT

Complete construction of all financed Energy Projects

 

STEP 7
REPAY

C-PACE financing is repaid semi-annually on your property tax bill, according the Assessment Contract.

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