MIAMI, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ygrene Energy Fund announced today that its award-winning YgreneWorks™ PACE (property assessed clean energy) program has created 1,945 jobs and generated an estimated $324 million in economic stimulus across Florida since 2013. Working hand-in-hand with its growing network of trained and certified local contractors—536+ small business partners—Ygrene has funded 5,485 PACE projects in the state totaling $129M, meeting demand for greater climate protection echoed from the statehouse in Tallahassee to city hall in Miami.
Since January 2016, Ygrene has financed more than three times as many projects as it did in the entirety of 2015 solidifying its position as the leading PACE provider in the Sunshine State. To support this growth and a full pipeline, Ygrene recently opened a new office and state-of-the-art call center in Doral. This expansion has created more than 50 new jobs. "Supporting small businesses is essential to keep Florida's economy thriving," said Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Jean Monestime. "I applaud the work Ygrene has done to bring in new and innovative jobs and bolster local economies in our county." Florida's Small Businesses See Ygrene as a New Business Catalyst