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  • 1. PacificWest energy Solutions, Inc.
    Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategies
    PatrickA. Weller, LEED AP
    Executive vice president

2. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
3. American recovery and reinvestment act
On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, H.R. 1. The spending and tax-cut plan is intended to help stabilize state budgets and spur economic growth. The stimulus package commits a total of $787 billion nationwide.California share (AS OF JULY 16, 2009) for Energy and Climate Programs: $1,587,212,344 ($1.6B)

ENERGY PROGRAM APPROPRIATIONS (DIVISION A)
Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant Program, State Energy Program, Smart Grid, EnergyWeatherization Assistance Program, Alternative Fueled Vehicles Program (Clean Cities), Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program & Energy Star Recovery Funding

TAX INCENTIVE PROVISIONS (DIVISION B)
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds, Long-term Extension and Modification of Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit, Tax Credits for Energy-Efficient Improvements to Existing Homes, Temporary Election to Claim the Investment Tax Credit in Lieu of the Production Tax Credit, Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds
4. California Energy and climate Recovery Programs
U.S. Dept. of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - $302M for LC&C
Clean Cities Program
California Energy Commission
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - $29.8M for SC&C
State Energy Program (SEP) $226M
State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (SEEARP) $35.2M
California Department of Community Services and Development
Weatherization Assistance Program $185M
Bids directly through U.S. Dept. of Energy
DOE Competitive Financing Program
5. Energy efficiency and conservation strategies
Technical Consulting Services
Strategic Planning
Investment Grade Audit Reports
EECBG Application
Solar Photovoltaic Consulting
AB 811 Program Development
Budget Reduction Programs
Energy efficiency measures with short term paybacks
Positive cash flow transactions
Meets CEC cost-effective /GC 4217 requirements
Comprehensive EE/RE Programs
Longer term paybacks
Energy and operational savings
Renewable and capital improvement measures
Sustainable public building and community programs
Alternative Project Funding Options
6. Comprehensive Energy and Environmental Programs for SC&C
AN EECBG Case Study
7. Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant
Department of Energy, State and Local Grant Allocations (LC&C), CLOSE DATE: August 10, 2009 - $302M
Attachment D: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy
Goals and Objectives
Implementation Plan
Collaborations with adjacent units of governments
Communications to state on the maximized use of funds
Describe benefits beyond the EECBG funding period
Describe auditing and monitoring for transparency and accountability.
8. Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant
Preliminary Guidelines for Small Cities and Counties, FORMULA-BASED GRANTS - $29.8M (60% of $49.6M to SC&C)
265 small cities and 44 small counties eligible for this funding
Energy Commission will issue a solicitation document
Eligible applicants will apply to the Energy Commission
A sample funding award agreement is developed by SC or C
Governing Board Documentation
Projects will be screened for completeness and then evaluated for eligibility and technical accuracy only
Funding Formula: Base Population Calculation with an Unemployment Adder
Project Funding: EECBG, ARRA SEP, Energy Efficiency Loan Program Funding (3%), Incentives for Energy Efficiency and Renewables and Private Sector Funding (Tax-Exempt Municipal Lease) (4.5% ?!)
9. Performance contracting solutions
POSITIVE CASH FLOW TRANSACTIONS

  • A procurement methodology of financing a capital and operational improvement project within the constraints of City existing budgets. Project finance for facility improvements is paid for by guaranteed savings.

10. Capital Budget 11. Facility Infrastructure Upgrade 12. Technology Infrastructure Upgrade 13. Operational Budget 14. Utility 15. Maintenance 16. Technology 17. Communications