Published By :  Montgomery County Green Bank : Nov 08, 2018

Green Notes, November 2018

Here’s our the latest news:

  • Our first annual report is ready! Want to know what we’ve been up to in the last fiscal year? All the details are in our newly-released report.
  • We’ve created a short video to help everyone understand how we work to accelerate clean energy and energy efficiency in the County. See the link below!
  • We are hiring! We’re looking for a Product Marketing Representative to support our marketing and outreach activities for our financial products. More information is below.
  • Calling all energy contractors serving Montgomery County! Are you helping your business customers plan their capital projects for next year? Are they considering energy improvements? Attend our webinar on November 15th and learn your options to make these projects more affordable!
  • Check out our Commercial Loan for Energy Efficiency and Renewables (CLEER). It makes clean energy projects more affordable. Offers no money out and no cash flow impact.
  • Want to learn more about our Authorized Contractors? Take a closer look.
  • A Regular Board Meeting will be held in November. Details are below!

Our Annual Report is Ready!

In 2018, we did so many exciting things with our partners to help expand financing options for energy improvement projects in Montgomery County.We launched our first loan product, met with many stakeholders across the region, attended conferences and festivals and held a workshop to spread the word on the green bank model.

All the details are in our annual report!

Watch our New Video!

Follow Sally, a local commercial property owner, and Derrick, her employee, as they explore options for clean energy and energy efficiency. Click on the image above or visit our homepage!

This video is meant to help everyone understand our role in driving the adoption of clean energy and energy efficiency in Montgomery County. If you’d like to let us know what you think, feel free to send us an email at

We’re hiring!

Interested in helping the Montgomery County Green Bank? We’re looking for a full-time Product Marketing Representative to work in our Rockville office!

This person will be knowledgeable about energy efficiency and renewable energy contracting work and will support outreach and education activities for commercial and residential contractors, businesses and property owners in the County. If you know a savvy marketing communications person who would be great for this role, please share our job description and send him/her our way.

Calling All Energy Contractors Serving Montgomery County!It’s Budget Season!
Thinking of Financing Options for Your Customers?
Learn more about what’s locally available! 

We’re holding a webinar to help you understand all the options out there for your commercial and industrial customers as they go through capital improvement budgeting and decision-making for next year.Our panel will include Tom Deyo from the Montgomery County Green Bank and Lindsey Shaw from Montgomery County. They will walk through current financing options regarding the Commercial Loan for Energy Efficiency and Renewables (CLEER) and the Commercial PACE program available to your commercial and industrial customers. Bring your questions and offer your thoughts. These options can help your customers move forward if they were not able to get budget funding to cover their projects, or help them finance larger projects than they could afford on their own.


C-PACE and CLEER: Customer Financing Solutions in Budget Season for C&I Energy Efficiency and Renewable Projects

When: Thursday, November 15th at noon to 1 pm EST

Add to your calendar »

You may also join by phone:
‪+1 (413) 251-4856‬
PIN: ‪680 694 655‬#

If you’re interested but can’t attend the live event, please register and we will make sure you receive a recording.

Considering an energy savings retrofit
for your commercial property?Our Commercial Loan for Energy Efficiency
and Renewables (CLEER) may be for you!

If you are commercial property owner in Montgomery County, consider the many benefits of this loan. Terms vary by CLEER Participating Lender, but generally:

  • Loans may be from $15,000 to $250,000
  • 100% financing is available
  • Terms of up to 12 years
  • Loan is unsecured
  • Up to 30% of the loan amount can go to non-energy improvements
  • Ability to align payments with energy savings over time.

Loan proceeds can be used for a variety of energy efficiency measures – including all Pepco Energy Savings for Business Eligible Measures PLUS solar PV, energy storage, gas furnaces and combined heat and power.

To discuss your project or address any questions, you can also contact:

Horacio Chacon
Revere Bank
(301) 841-9583

Josh Patton
Ascentium Capital
(281) 902-1969

If you are a contractor who would like to work with us, click here.

Our List of Authorized Contractors
Keeps Growing!

We’re proud to be working with some of the best energy contractors in the County to bring you affordable and accessible financing that will save your business cash. Our contractors are well-versed in the benefits of CLEER, our financing product for commercial and industrial property owners.
Wondering who is on our list? Take a closer look!
You may see someone you know!

Upcoming Board Meeting

Regular Board Meeting

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
The agenda is available here.Location: Montgomery County Green Bank, 155 Gibbs Street, 4th Floor Conference Room, Rockville, MD 20850The public may attend these meetings. If you wish to attend, please RSVP in advance to