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CuyahogaPACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) is a simple and effective way to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation upgrades to buildings. PACE can pay for new heating and cooling systems, lighting improvements, solar panels, water pumps, insulation, and more for almost any property – commercial, industrial, non-profit, and agricultural.

PACE funding is arranged by for 100% of a project’s costs, and is repaid with an assessment over a term of up to 20 years.

How CuyahogaPACE Works

Have a project?

Download the Application Packet to learn more about CuyahogaPACE financing.

If you have any questions regarding applying for CuyahogaPace contact:  

Mike Foley, Director
Department of Sustainability

For Municipalities

CuyahogaPACE is an economic development tool for municipalities across Cuyahoga County. Energy upgrades create a more competitive environment for attracting and retaining businesses through lower energy costs. Furthermore, energy upgrades create new jobs while reducing greenhouse gases and other pollutants.

CuyahogaPACE is available in the below municipalities

Bedford, Bedford Heights, Berea, Brooklyn, Brook Park, Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, Euclid, Fairview Park, Garfield Heights, Lakewood, Parma, South Euclid, University Heights and Warrensville Heights.

To find out how your municipality can join the Northeast Ohio Advanced Energy District contact:

Jennifer Kuzma, Director
Northeast Ohio First Suburbs Consortium