Still Time to Register for Federation Conference!

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

     2013 Annual Conference June 5-8, 2013 | Baltimore, Maryland Dear Friends and Colleagues, There is still time to register for the Federation’s Annual Conference! This year, we’re bringing together a diverse group of presenters who will focus on fresh and innovative concepts in the areas of research, technology, products …

[CDCU News Briefs] February 2013 E-Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

CDCU News Briefs An e-publication from the Federation                                             February 2013 In this Issue New Rules on Qualified Mortgages CDFI Fund Issues Interim Rules for CDFI Bond Program CU Journal …

[Climate Bonds] UK £12m solar bond / New Mexico solar farm to deliver energy below fossil fuel cost

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

+  The UK’s £4.6bn Lancashire County Pension Fund has invested in a 23.5 year, £12m ($18m) solar bond, issued by a community-owned solar power plant in Oxfordshire. According to I&PE, the bond gives Lancashire a return “3 percentage points above the retail prices index”. Westmill Solar Coop’s 21,000-panel solar farm …

As One Solar Thermal Project Dies, Another is Born

kristy Greentech

As One Solar Thermal Project Dies, Another is Born Solar Millennium cancels its 250 MW Ridgecrest trough project, while SolarReserve receives approval for its 150 MW Crossroads tower project. Sputnik? The 1837 Panic? In Search of Historical Analogies for Green Is it the Golden Age of Fuel Cells and Passive …