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EcoCity Partners develops innovative public-private partnerships that create green jobs, facilitate renewable energy and energy efficiency property improvements and strengthen communities. 
We bridge the varied interests of local governments, non-profit community economic development organizations and private sector service providers. 

Consistent with our mission, we have strategic partnerships with leading providers of products and services critical to these community partnerships, including in the following categories:

  • finance
  • renewable energy
  • workforce training
  • related offerings that help facilitate "green market integrations"


PACE is active in Florida

EcoCity Partners administers the Florida Green Finance Authority, a partnership of local governments from across Florida formed to offer PACE financing to commercial property owners. Our programs include Florida Green Energy Works, the first commercially-focused PACE program in Florida, which finances energy efficiency, renewable energy and wind resistance improvements. 
Click here to visit our program site.


Latest from EcoCity Partners

California pioneer forecasts growth in Florida's energy-efficiency loans

A California leader in funding energy upgrades at homes and businesses is expanding to Florida by purchasing a small partner in the Sunshine State. Read more
Published: 09/30/2015

St. Pete clean energy company draws California buyer

Tampa Bay Business Journal An Oakland, California clean energy finance company has set its sights on expansion in Florida. The company, Renew Financial, expects the acquisition of EcoCity Partners in St. Petersburg will help it replicate the success it has had in California. Read more
Published: 09/30/2015

Renew Financial Acquires EcoCity Partners to Expand PACE Financing in Florida and Nationwide

EcoCity Partners, L3C is excited to announce its acquisition by Renew Financial, the creator of the PACE funding model. The deal brings together two teams that have worked together for over five years and positions the Florida Green Energy Works Program to offer unparalleled residential and commercial PACE financing options throughout the SunShine State. Read more
Published: 09/29/2015

Demeter Power Announces First-Of-Its-Kind Solar Financing in Florida; Creates Precedent To Unlock Lowest-Cost Solar Energy For The Sunshine State

West Palm Beach, Florida, September 10, 2015 – Today Demeter Power Group announced the first-of-its-kind financing of a Florida commercial solar installation on the rooftop of a family-owned retail business in West Palm Beach. Read more
Published: 09/10/2015

Brandsmart USA and ABM To Fund $2 Million Retrofit With PACE Financing Through The Florida Green Energy Works Program

Brandsmart USA, a retailer well known for helping shoppers find deals on home appliances & electronics, was seeking a cost-effective way to upgrade its West Palm Beach store. This time, Brandsmart is the recipient of the deal: low-cost financing for a comprehensive energy-efficiency retrofit through the Florida Green Energy Works Program. Read more
Published: 07/02/2015

Florida Green Energy Works Wins Legal Challenge

Last year, the Florida Green Energy Works PACE program began the process of adding residential financing to its suite of services. The Program obtained a successful court order validating the offering of up to $2.5 Billion in bond funding. Unfortunately, after this successful order was entered, a single taxpayer appealed the order, entangling the Program in one of five (5) similar PACE bond validation appeals filed against PACE administrators. Read more
Published: 03/18/2015

Escambia County Authorizes Florida Green Energy Works PACE

On March 6, 2015 the Escambia County Board of Commissioners voted to authorize the Florida Green Energy Works PACE program as part of a Multiple-Provider commercial PACE program to operate within the County. Read more
Published: 03/07/2015

City of West Palm Beach announces Green Business Challenge

Launched on September 8, 2014, the Green Business Challenge is a year-long friendly competition open to all West Palm Beach businesses and organizations. The City of West Palm Beach has partnered with ICLEI, Office Depot, and GreenPSF to host a program which will recognize the greenest businesses in the city, and connect them with free resources to save energy, water, waste, and money. Businesses are ranked based on the activities they complete as part of the Challenge. Read more
Published: 09/25/2014

Better Buildings Challenge Free Trane Seminar

AN ENERGY FUNDING PROGRAM Trane is pleased to announce the availability of grant-supported funding for energy conservation and weatherization projects. The purpose of the U.S. Department Of Energy program is to commercialize PACE financing of energy retrofit projects for small- and medium-sized commercial buildings (less than 50,000 square feet). These commercial properties may be eligible for a subsidized energy audit: Office; Hotel; Retail; Foodservice; and Healthcare. Read more
Published: 05/28/2014

Project Pipeline Proves Demand For Open PACE Marketplace

FIRST COMMERCIAL PACE PROJECT FUNDED BY THE FLORIDA GREEN ENERGY WORKS PROGRAM (West Palm Beach) The Florida Green Energy Works program has funded its first commercial deal – and it is a perfect example of how PACE or ‘Property Assessed Clean Energy’ can spark sustainable investment in our communities. Read more
Published: 05/08/2014