CHICAGO — With an expanded PACE program now in place, some Ohio issuers are saying they will continue to pursue commercial PACE financing despite greater federal scrutiny of the program’s residential side.

The Ohio General Assembly last year approved PACE, or property assessed clean energy, financing for solar-related projects set up in special assessment districts. Lawmakers passed a measure last month expanding the program to cover a wide range of alternative-energy projects in special improvement districts that no longer need to be contiguous.

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