Archive for ‘Initiatives’

PACE Open Bidding Process Commences

Following an unsolicited proposal to establish a commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) special assessment program, the Trust is soliciting alternative proposals through an Open Bidding Process.  All proposals are due June 26, 2014 by 5 PM CDT. 

Trust Applies for PACE Grant

The Chicago Infrastructure Trust has applied for a $500K Building Industry Training and Education (BITE) grant through Illinois’ Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). The grant would support a training and roll-out program for the Trust’s ongoing Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) initiative, in conjunction with the creation of a City ordinance permitting the program. The DCEO is expected to award the grant in Spring 2015.

Retrofit One Placement Agent RFP Issued

Yesterday, the Trust issued a RFP from firms to serve as a placement agent in connection with financing energy retrofit projects for the city of Chicago and the Chicago Public Schools. This project is featured on our home page where the full RFP is available. For more details, go directly to RFP: Retrofit One.