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PACE Financing in Sonoma County

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a financing mechanism that enables low-cost, long-term funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects. 

PACE financing is repaid as an assessment on the property's regular tax bill.  PACE can be used for residential, commercial and some non-profits.

PACE Financing Marketplace Comparison

The PACE Marketplace Comparison provides financing options for residential or commercial property owners.  With a variety of eligible improvements, terms, fees and interest, our financing tool will assist you in determining which option best fits your needs. 

By entering the project's address, the amount you wish to finance, the comparison tool will present the financing options available in your area along with a detailed comparison of the costs and payment.

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PACE Providers

The following providers are approved to offer financing within Sonoma County.  The PACE Marketplace Comparison tool will identify the providers available in your area.

SCEIP Financing

The County of Sonoma provides PACE financing through the Sonoma County Energy Independence Program (SCEIP) and is available to property owners within the geographic boundaries of the county. SCEIP is the longest running PACE program in the Nation and offers the lowest interest and fees when compared to other PACE providers with equivalent terms.

CaliforniaFIRST by Renew Financial

Renew Financial provides 100% financing for home improvements that save energy or water. We’ll help you afford to replace your furnace, go solar, replace your roof, get a tankless water heater, and more, with no upfront cost. 

HERO Program by Renovate America

The HERO Program from Renovate America provides homeowners access to financing for energy-efficient, water-conserving, and renewable energy improvements. 

Ygrene Works For California

California is a recognized leader in sustainability and clean energy with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Ygrene is here to help Californians meet that goal by providing easy, affordable access to home improvement financing. 

Contact Information

Jane Elias

Division Manager

Energy and Sustainability Division

General Services Department

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
La Plaza A
2300 County Center Drive
Suite A105
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.46242, -122.725426

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