Expanding ESPC to New Markets

Performance contracts have a long history at both the state and local levels, but other market sectors have less experience with the mechanism. Several Accelerator partners with established state agency track records were interested in introducing ESPC to new sectors. The resources below include a summary of successful results achieved by several Accelerator partners that took an innovative approach introduced as part of the initiative.

ESPC Guide Series for Underserved Markets
This series of ESPC guides introduces performance contracting as a way to increase energy efficiency and upgrade facilities in particular market sectors. Specifically, the guides explore the ESPC process, energy efficiency potential for the sector in question, and case studies of ESPC projects in the sector.

Implementation Model: Expanding ESPC to New Markets (Coming Soon)
This case study explores how several Accelerator partners applied the innovative Community-Based Social Marketing (CBSM) approach to new markets not traditionally served by ESPC and includes several partner case snapshots.