Oakland County Beer Distributor Uses PACE For Groundbreaking Project

newman-logoPowers Distributing, a beer distributor in Orion Township, Michigan, teamed up with Newman Consulting Group, Lean & Green Michigan, and Michigan Solar Solutions to complete Michigan’s first refinanced PACE project (Property Assessed Clean Energy). The groundbreaking project opens the door for additional energy efficiency financing in Orion Township and elsewhere. Project Highlights:

—First PACE project in Oakland County

—First ‘Refinance’ PACE project in Michigan

—First Beer Distributor in USA to finance energy efficiency with PACE

“Clean, renewable energy has evolved from being just a good idea to being proven business strategy,” said Gary Thompson, Powers’ chief operating officer. Thompson and Powers’ staff welcomed Orion Township officials and environmental professionals to their Orion Township headquarters on January 20, to celebrate the announcement. Guests learned about the company’s ongoing environmental efforts while gaining insight into how other businesses can use PACE financing. More