Success Story: Adelphi University

Using Cash-Flow Neutral Financing for Energy Projects

Energy-Efficiency Upgrades


Adelphi University

Cash-Flow Neutral Funding 

CoGeneration Central Heating Plant

Operating Lease

Additional Resources:
+ Adelphi Story PDF
+ Energy-Efficiency Projects
+ Cash-Flow Neutral Financing
+ Adelphi University Website



When Adelphi University decided to move forward with the implementation of a new co-generation central heating plant that could reduce their kilowatt usage by 41%, they were quickly faced with the decision of how to fund the project. An initial investment was required to install the equipment, and because the plant construction would take two years to complete, the university would not see any cost savings until then. 


A Closer Look:


Understanding the Challenge

Evaluating an ESPC

Ecosystem's Solution

Financing Consideration