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Research and Markets: How To Finance Energy Management Projects


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "How To Finance Energy Management Projects" book to their offering.

The landscape for implementing energy efficiency projects is rapidly changing, and the need for energy project financing has never been greater. The purpose of this book is to examine the key factors which typically lead to success when structuring financing options for a proposed energy project and getting it approved by top management.

You'll find the information you'll need to explore as many financing options as possible, as well as the tools required to make a comprehensive financial analysis of your project.

You'll learn about the most effective financing strategies for getting more projects implemented, including such options as performance contracts, power purchase agreements, PACE financing, and others, along with feedback on specific strategies which have been successfully used by others to present projects and get them approved.

Key Topics Covered:

Part I: Why & How

1 - If You Read Anything... Do This First

2 - A simple Introduction to Financing Energy Management Projects

Part II: Tools & Techniques

3 - Choosing the Right Financing & How to Use Energy Star Tools

4 - The Evolution of Performance Contracts as a Financial Solution

5 - Power Purchase Agreements for Solar Electric Systems

6 - PACE Financing

7 - How to Make It Easy for the Lender to Work with You

Part III: Extra Information that Can Make the Difference Between "Yes" and "No"

8 - How Energy Projects Improve Stock Prices

9 - Energy Conservation Also Yields: Capital, Operations, Recognition and Environmental Benefits

10 - Overcoming the Barriers that Delay "Good" Projects

11 - Opportunities via Codes, Standards and Legislation

Appendix A - Fundamentals: Time Value of Money Calculations

Appendix B - Links to M&V Guidelines

Appendix C - Energy Auditing Basics

Appendix D - Sample Project Development Agreement

Appendix E - A Sample Performance Contract

Appendix F - Explanations of Sample Performance Contract


For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Energy and Natural Resources

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