Archive for February, 2011

Metrus profiled in WSJ article “Buy Now, Pay Later”

February 28th, 2011

TITLE: Metrus profiled in WSJ article “Buy Now, Pay Later”
SOURCE: Wall Street Journal
DATE: 02/28/11
LINK: (click to open in new window)
SUMMARY: The upfront cost of energy efficiency can be a stumbling block to more efficient lighting, insulation, air conditioning and other equipment. Entrepreneurs, utilities and governments are experimenting fervently with financing arrangements that attempt to show property owners that some energy upgrades are not only feasible but economically smart.

Metrus Highlighted in Recent Kiplinger Letter

February 25th, 2011

TITLE: Metrus Highlighted in Recent Kiplinger Letter
SOURCE: Kiplinger
DATE: 02/25/11
LINK: (article available at Kiplinger only with paid subscription – click to open in new window)
SUMMARY: Metrus Energy and its innovative financing solutions were highlighted in a recent edition of Kiplinger’s Letter. The newsletter underscored Metrus’ ability to fund 100% of the front-end cost of efficiency projects and base customer repayment solely on realized savings.
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RoseRyan names Northern California’s top 25 movers & shakers in cleantech

February 3rd, 2011

TITLE: RoseRyan names Northern California’s top 25 movers & shakers in cleantech
SOURCE: RoseRyan Press Release
DATE: 02/03/11
LINK: (click to open in new window)
SUMMARY: RoseRyan’s list of cleantech leaders in 2010 features 15 new faces, adds research stars and goes lighter on the politicos—a reflection of the fact that Bay Area cities have already rolled out the welcome mat for cleantech companies.  Bob Hinkle, founder and CEO of Metrus Energy, is featured as someone to watch in 2011.