Clean Energy Finance. Clean Energy Policy. Proven results. Decades of Experience.

– What We Do –

Harcourt Brown & Carey (HB&C) is a national consulting firm that specializes in clean energy finance.  Founded in 2008, our client list includes states, local governments, the federal government, utilities, financial institutions, businesses and non-profits.  We provide independent advisory services at the intersection of policy and commerce, bringing to our clients an unparalleled understanding of what works in the marketplace.  HB&C can do this because our principals have real world experience with designing, negotiating, and operating under a wide range of clean energy financing programs and because we have a deep understanding of the policy and regulatory framework for clean energy.  We know what works in the marketplace and we know how to design policies, programs and regulatory frameworks for that market.

Core Strengths Include:

  •  Leveraged Structures to Incorporate Private Capital
  •  Depth Across Real Estate Sectors
  •  Integration with Existing Utility, DSM, Efficiency Programs
  • Experience with Underserved Populations
  • Experience with Multiple Utility Types
  • Experience with Broad Scope of Projects Including both Renewable Generation & Energy Efficiency

– What We've Done –

– The Latest –

HB&C in Aspen at Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange

HB&C Senior Associate Jeremy Epstein is currently attending the Rocky Mountain Utility Efficiency Exchange in Aspen, Colorado.  This conference focuses on Utility DSM issues and features discussions, topics and speakers from individuals working in the utility, regulatory, public sector and private sector.  Epstein presented alongside Steve Dunn of the DOE on the current state of […]


HB&C Teams Up With NASEO to Provide Finance Tune-Ups for States

The State and Territory Energy Offices are centers of market transformation and clean energy deployment, developing and adapting innovative policies and programs to achieve economic development, energy efficiency, and air quality goals. As energy policy priorities evolve, so, too, must supportive policies and programs adapt. With these changes in mind, Harcourt Brown and Carey (HB&C) […]


HB&C Opens Southeast Office

HB&C now has an office in the Southeast!  Heather Braithwaite, who, after graduating with her MBA in June, recently became our newest Senior Associate with HB&C, will be heading up our efforts in the SouthEast from Virginia Beach, VA. Being a fifth-generation Virginian, Heather’s roots in Virginia and the rest of the South has lead […]