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 –

Master Servicer RFP For California EE Finance Pilots Just Released

HB&C has been working for more than a year to develop seven energy efficiency financing pilots that will roll out, statewide, in California next year.  One of the critical components of these pilots is to select an entity known as the Master Servicer.  The Master Servicer will:  Serve as an intermediary to manage all of […]


Harcourt Brown & Carey Marketing Piece

Harcourt Brown & Carey are stepping up our marketing game.  Starting with a two-page informational piece about what our firm does, and our most recent projects and clients.  Soon we’ll have a downloadable PDF version available on our website.  Let us know what you think, or if you’d like us to send you a physical copy we […]


HB&C Navigates the Complexities of the Multifamily Sector

Recently, Harcourt Brown & Carey (HB&C) was tasked with identifying financing instruments and sources of funds (investors) for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in all forms of multifamily housing: public, assisted and market rate. HB&C conducted interviews with 27 people from various organizations involved in this sector. These interviews helped HB&C to provide […]