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Encouraging Energy Efficiency Improvements in Multnomah County
In his September 19 "Plugged In" article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, David Forman discusses efforts by Multnomah County leaders to encourage energy efficiency upgrades to homes and commercial buildings. One key proposal involves the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program. PACE could provide a mechanism by which the county can support healthy economic activity and the reduction of carbon emissions without jeopardizing county revenues and deserves a close look.