Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Programs

HERO Financing Program

HERO is the #1 energy efficiency financing program in the United States and is available in many areas throughout San Diego County. HERO partners with local governments to make energy efficient, water efficient, and renewable energy products more affordable for homeowners. HERO finances 100% of the cost and offers low-fixed interest rates, flexible payment terms, and repayments are made through your property taxes. Additionally, if the property is sold before the HERO Financing is paid in full, the remaining payments can be easily passed on to a new property owner.

Ygrene Financing Model

Ygrene, currently available in Chula Vista, offers unlimited private financing for its energy districts, allowing your customers to finance projects without finding their own loans in a difficult market. Ygrene offers a revolutionary way to finance clean energy projects. Key advantages to the program include:

  • Your customers credit score has no impact on funding eligibility or interest rate
  • Eligibility is determined quickly and easily through an online search with Ygrene’s funding management system
  • Funding is paid back over a long period of time and does not carry a balloon payment
  • The project debt does not have to be paid off upon property sale or transfer

Solar Leasing


Sunnova Energy Corporation offers a long-term, low-cost electricity option to homeowners. Our customers make a fixed monthly payment for power, similar to an electricity bill, but with lower costs locked in for years to come. To deliver this low-cost electric service, Sunnova’s best-in-class installation partners install a solar system on a customer’s rooftop. Once the system is installed, Sunnova provides insurance and monitoring of the system; and its industry leading customer services oversees the maintenance, providing our customers care-free electricity at a low price for many years to come.


We work with several local lending institutions. Our established relationships with local lending institutions, allow you to apply for financing for your customers quickly and easily.