June 2020 Newsletter


ICAST Wins an Edwards Mother Earth Foundation Grant to Help Launch Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Initiative.

ICAST is delighted to announce that it was selected to receive $90,000 from Edwards Mother Earth Foundation to help launch its Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) initiative. This initiative will deploy ICAST’s innovative One-Stop-Shop (OSS) model in several Californian CCA programs, educating them on the efficiency and innovation of the OSS model, in order to provide high-quality green rehabilitation and workforce training services to local communities. ICAST will develop a Resource Guide to disseminate upon project completion so that others can effectively execute services and broaden awareness about CCAs.

To read more about this grant, click here

Why Affordable Housing Construction Will Shine Despite COVID-19.

The COVID-19 pandemic has pervaded nearly every aspect of commercial real estate, including the multifamily sector. According to the Wall Street Journal, sudden wide-ranging unemployment due to government-mandated economic shutdowns resulted in almost a third of U.S. apartment dwellers not paying rent in April, which has in turn led to cash-flow concerns for multifamily landlords.

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Want to learn more about ICAST’s Multifamily Programs?
Watch this (NEW!) short educational video, and visit the Multifamily page on our website


World’s Biggest Solar Plant to Deliver Power at Record-Low 1.35¢ Per kWh

The two-gigawatt Al Dhafra project in Abu Dhabi, the world’s biggest single-site solar installation, is expected to deliver electricity at a record-low US 1.35¢ per kilowatt-hour when it goes into service in 2022.

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ICAST Receives “Most IQ Savings” Award from PNM

ICAST received an outstanding Trade Partner award from Public Service New Mexico (PNM) for the most energy savings achieved with income qualified customers in 2019. This is the fourth year in a row ICAST has been awarded an outstanding Trade Partner recognition from PNM.

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