Escondido is now participating in six Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing programs that  allow commercial and residential property owners to finance 100% of their renewable energy projects through long-term, low-cost financing that is re-paid through their existing property tax bill. 

These six programs are::

  • HERO (for residential property owners) 
  • Figtree  (for commercial, industrial or multi-family property owners) 
  • California FIRST (for residential commercial, industrial or multi-family property owners)  
  • Ygrene (for residential and commercial property owners)  
  • California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) Open PACE (for residential owners and businesses
  • California Municipal Finance Authority (“CMFA”) Open PACE (for residential, commercial, industrial and multi-family property owners)