Solutions for commercial property owners and businesses to reach clean energy benefits.

Clean energy and energy efficiency solutions for commercial property owners, developers, and businesses.

We know that financing needs for businesses and properties are unique. Let us help you find the right tool so you can make those energy savings upgrades that help improve your return on your investments, while also helping the planet.

Tailored Structured Finance

Tailored financing for a multitude of different projects, buildings, and clean energy improvements, focused on improving cash-flow.

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

  • Custom financing structures

  • Seeks to achieve positive cash-flow projects

  • Up to 100% upfront financing

  • Structures look to projected cash flows

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE)

Offers commercial property owners the ability to use the property’s tax bill as a means to finance qualifying projects.

Program Highlights

  • Funds for Energy Savings Measures, Energy Storage, Solar PV, Geothermal, Combined heat and power, EV Charging

  • Commercial and industrial (C&I) property owners, including nonprofits and multifamily properties. (Not suitable for condominiums.)

  • Up to 100% upfront, 20-year financing

  • Debt service paid through surcharge on property tax bill

Commercial Solar PV Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreement (CSPPA)

Experience the benefits of solar energy with no out-of-pocket costs.

Program Highlights

  • Minimum 25 kW systems

  • No out-of-pocket costs

  • No maintenance of systems

  • Third-party owned and maintained

  • Contract at a fixed per kWh price for the solar energy generated by system

Small Business Energy Savings Solutions (SBESS)

Financing for small businesses for improvements that can enhance indoor air quality while lowering operating costs.

Program Highlights

  • Funds for renewable energy or energy efficiency projects

  • Can include up to 30% of costs for other improvements related to energy saving improvements

  • Small businesses with less than 500 employees, including nonprofits, common ownership community associations, and multifamily properties

  • Projects of $10,000 to $150,000

  • Up to 100% financing; Up to 5 years

Commercial Loan for Energy Efficiency and Renewables (CLEER)

Energy efficiency and renewable energy financing solutions for commercial, multifamily, and nonprofit businesses.

Program Highlights

  • Funds for Energy Storage, Geothermal, Solar PV, Combined heat & power, EV Charging, measures in Pepco’s C&I energy savings program

  • Funds for commercial and industrial (C&I) property owners, including nonprofits, common ownership community associations, and multifamily properties.

  • Up to100% financing; Up to 12 years

  • Amortizing loan secured by equipment

  • Can include up to 30% of costs for other energy saving improvements

How do I get started?

Find the program that fits your needs.

Determine which program is right for you. If you need help, don’t hesitate to ask for help.

Choose a Contractor from our authorized partners.

Select from a large network of contractors who have been vetted and trained by Montgomery County Green Bank. They will help establish your scope of work and determine its eligibility for your chosen program.

Secure your financing.

Contact our Participating Lenders and tell them which program you are interested in. They will ask you to share your scope of work and fill out an application. Upon approval, they will share the loan terms available for your project. Once you select your lender, they will guide you through the application and approval process from that point on.

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