Archive for July, 2011

Metrus CEO Bob Hinkle interviewed by AOL Energy

July 29th, 2011

TITLE: The Future of Retrofits
SOURCE: AOL Energy
DATE: 07/29/11
LINK: http://energy.aol.com/2011/07/29/podcast-the-future-of-retrofits 
SUMMARY: In this podcast, Bob Hinkle tells AOL Energy about the Metrus financing model which converts energy savings into revenue for companies and why businesses in the US are now waking up to energy efficiency.

Metrus Profiled in Environmental Finance

July 14th, 2011

TITLE: US Government Plays Matchmaker on Energy Efficiency Finance
SOURCE: Environmental Finance
DATE: 07/14/11
LINK: http://www.environmental-finance.com/news/view/1853
SUMMARY: Environmental Finance profiles Metrus Energy, Inc.’s selection for participation in the White House/DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge.  Metrus provides solutions that eliminate the first-cost hurdle for energy efficiency retrofits and provide customers with a comprehensive and adaptable platform to reduce their energy costs and green their facilities.

Metrus Selected to Help Achieve President Obama’s Goal of a 20% Reduction in Commercial & Industrial Energy Use by 2020

July 11th, 2011

TITLE: Metrus Selected to Help Achieve President Obama’s Goal of a 20% Reduction in Commercial & Industrial Energy Use by 2020
SOURCE: Fierce Energy
DATE: 07/07/11
LINK: http://www.fierceenergy.com/story/metrus-finance-better-buildings-challenge/2011-07-05
SUMMARY: Metrus Energy, Inc. will utilize its proven efficiency financing solutions to develop and finance projects for large private sector customers to help meet the ambitious Better Buildings Challenge goal of reducing U.S. commercial & industrial energy use by 20% by 2020. Metrus removes first-cost barriers for customers by financing projects through a power purchase agreement (PPA) like structure that is designed specifically for large-scale efficiency retrofits.

White House Selects Metrus Energy for Better Buildings Challenge

July 1st, 2011

TITLE: White House Selects Metrus Energy for Better Buildings Challenge
SOURCE: Metrus Energy
DATE: 06/30/11
LINK: (click to open in new window)
SUMMARY: Metrus Energy, Inc. today announced its selection as a financial partner under the White House’s Better Buildings Challenge (BBC) and as a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action participant. The BBC is a newly implemented program of the White House’s Better Buildings Initiative. Metrus CEO Bob Hinkle accepted the honor today from Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and former President Bill Clinton at the CGI America conference in Chicago.