The Bridge to 2030 educational series invites the entire Pittsburgh built environment community to go deep on topics integral to the Pittsburgh 2030 District – energy, water, transportation, indoor air quality, and financing.
What You’ll Learn
Focusing on financing strategies that get big projects approved and completed, this session will cover opportunities available now. Get the in-depth details on state-level low interest loans, PJM opportunities, and energy management contracts. We’ll also learn about the development cycle for self-funded projects.
This session is ideal for building owners, property managers, sustainability experts and financial officers representing municipalities, K-12 schools, universities, hospitals, large commercial buildings, industrial facilities, and more. If you have a capital-intensive project on your wish-list, this event can give you financing options to get it done.
3:00 – 5:00 – Presentations, Panel Discussion, and Q&A
5:00 – 6:00 – Networking Reception
Angelica Ciranni, Pittsburgh 2030 District Director, Green Building Alliance
Green Building Alliance is the Western PA liaison for PennSEF, a program that assists governmental and non-profit entities to procure and finance sustainable energy improvements, pairing deep energy retrofits with low-hanging fruit to provide guaranteed dollar savings that exceed financing costs. Angelica will dive into the details of program participation.
John Werling, Partner, World-Class Industrial Network
A variety of funding mechanisms are available, including opportunities with PJM. Get an overview of your options, along with details of the self-funded project development cycle.
Ed Cvelbar, Sr. Business Development Manager, OpTerra an ENGIE Company
ENGIE was recently awarded a 50-year contract by Ohio State University. ENGIE will provide energy conservation management services, as well as operate the utility system for this 485-building campus. Read More.
- Learn about resources for energy efficiency financing.
- Discover which financing strategies could work best for the projects you have in mind.
- Gain insight into how the funding strategies of case studies apply to your own projects.
- Understand how financing fits into the larger picture of energy use and building performance.