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Arkansas

Commercial & Industrial Standard Offer Program
Service providers receive incentive payments for installing measures that reduce peak demand and save energy at commercial or industrial facilities. The program is available to customers in Arkansas and Texas.
Program Sponsor: AEP Southwestern Electric Power

Load Management Standard Offer Program
Arkansas Southwestern Electric Power Company offers incentive rates for load interruptions of electric consumption at short notice during peak demand periods.  This program is available to customers in Arkansas and Texas.
Program Sponsor: AEP Southwestern Electric Power

SMART Source Solar PV Program
Southwestern Electric Power offers financial incentives on a per watt basis to offset the initial cost of installing a solar energy system.
Program Sponsor: AEP Southwestern Electric Power

ADEQ’s Pollution Prevention (P2) Program
ADEQ's Pollution Prevention (P2) Program provides free, non-regulatory assistance to Arkansas businesses interested in improving their operating efficiency and reducing their environmental impact.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Department Of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Arkansas Material Exchange Directory
This directory provides a list of waste materials from companies or organizations that are available for reuse, reduction or recycling.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Department Of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Environmental Loans for Small Business
ADEQ provides low-interest loans to Arkansas small businesses to institute pollution control measures required by state or federal law, or to institute pollution prevention and waste reduction measures that reduce the amount of pollution produced by businesses.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Department Of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Industrial Revenue Bonds
The primary goal of this financing is to enable manufacturers to purchase land, buildings, and equipment to expand their operations. On average, most tax-exempt bonds issued will be 80% of the prime interest rate.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Economic Development Commission

Arkansas Energy Technology Loan Fund
The Fund finances energy efficiency retrofits (e.g., replacement of low-efficiency equipment) and green energy implementation (e.g., renewable energy technologies) for commercial and industrial enterprises in Arkansas.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Energy Office

Arkansas Industrial Energy Technology Loan (IETL) Program
The Arkansas IETL Program finances energy efficiency retrofits and green energy implementation for industries in Arkansas. The IETL Program encourages Arkansas' industries to make investments in clean technologies and improvements in the energy efficiency of industrial processes and systems. 
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Energy Office

Energy Management Program
AEDC provides energy management tools to help commercial and industrial customers optimize the energy consumption of a variety of equipment, including lighting, motors, motor drives, fans, pumps, compressed air, steam, boilers, heaters, and furnaces.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Energy Office

Industry Program
Arkansas Energy Office offers energy management tools to industry to optimize energy consumption of lighting, motors, motor drives, fans, pumps, compressed air, steam, boilers, heaters, and furnaces.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Energy Office

Commercial-Industrial Boiler Equipment Rebate Programs
Arkansas Oklahoma Gas provides a financial incentive in the form of a rebate to customers who purchase and install qualifying high efficiency natural gas boiler equipment. This program is available to all AOG commercial and industrial heating and water heating customers in Arkansas for new construction and existing businesses with natural gas as their primary fuel.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas

Commercial-Industrial Solutions Programs
This program provides cash and non-cash incentives to commercial and industrial customers for a variety of direct-install, prescriptive, or custom natural gas energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas

Commercial/Industrial Gas Energy Audit Program
The utility will offer an energy audit of the building and gas appliances for selected commercial and industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas

Heating Equipment Rebate Programs
Arkansas Oklahoma Gas provides financial incentives in the form of a rebate to small commercial Arkansas customers who purchase and install qualifying high efficiency natural gas heating equipment.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas

Water Heating Equipment Rebate Programs
Arkansas Oklahoma Gas provides a financial rebate to small commercial Arkansas customers who purchase and install qualifying high efficiency natural gas water heating equipment.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Oklahoma Gas

Technology Transfer Assistance Grant Program
This grant program assists Arkansas' enterprises in developing or improving products or processes through the transfer of technical solutions to technology-based, industry-driven problems, thus enhancing that enterprise's market competitiveness. The Authority will fund up to $3,750 of costs associated with transferring new or existing technology from a qualified applicant.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Science & Technology Authority

Commercial/Industrial Boiler and Commercial Kitchen Equipment Rebates
Rebate is available for energy efficient boiler equipment on a per MMBtu/hour basis or a flat amount. Commercial kitchen equipment rebates are also available ranging from $200 to $1050.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Western Gas Company

Commercial/Industrial Energy Evaluation
A representative from Arkansas Western Gas Company will perform a commercial/industrial energy audit of your natural gas space heating equipment, natural gas water heaters, natural gas foodservice equipment, make-up air equipment and building envelope opportunities.
Program Sponsor: Arkansas Western Gas Company

Constellation NewEnergy Online
The Constellation NewEnergy Online program is an energy-management tool that is available to all electricity customers free of charge. The tool allows customers to find opportunities to improve energy efficiencies, track changes in energy usage, and compare usage across multiple facilities.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Energy Efficiency Projects
Constellation Energy Projects Services provides solutions designed to achieve energy goals and promote a sustainable future by offering an extensive array of products and services.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Load Response for Your Business
Commercial customers can receive financial rewards, either in the form of dollars or energy bill credits, for using less energy during peak energy usage when regional power grids are under stress. Constellation will work with the users to develop a variety of projects to meet this energy usage reduction.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Solar Program
Constellation will construct, maintain and manage a solar power array installed at a business at no cost to the business. Constellation NewEnergy will ensure reduced energy costs for the facility owner and maintains ownership of the solar array system.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

VirtuWatt
VirtuWatt is an online program that makes it easy to monitor energy usage and schedule load curtailments for demand response programs.
Program Sponsor: Constellation NewEnergy

Energy Audit
The cooperative will perform an energy assessment of a residential or business customer's facility to determine areas for energy efficiency improvement.
Program Sponsor: Craighead Electric Cooperative

Arkansas Commercial & Industrial Rebate Program
Empire District Electric Company offers rebates for energy efficient lighting, HVAC equipment, chillers, motors and variable frequency drives.
Program Sponsor: Empire District Electric Company

Kansas Commercial/Industrial Energy Audit Program
The program provides comprehensive analysis/audits that consider all major end-uses, including lighting, motors, HVAC, refrigeration, and water heating.  The utility will cover up to 50% of the cost of the audit. 
Program Sponsor: Empire District Electric Company

Kansas Custom Rebate Retrofit Program

Empire District Electric Company offers a custom rebate program for non-residential customers installing energy efficient HVAC systems, motors, variable speed drives, building controls, pumps, etc.


Program Sponsor: Empire District Electric Company

Kansas Prescriptive Rebate Program
Non-residential customers are eligible to receive rebates from Empire District Electric Company for installing energy efficient lighting, air conditioning, and motors.
Program Sponsor: Empire District Electric Company

Missouri Commercial & Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
The Empire District Electric Company offers a Commercial/Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program to its non-residential customers in Missouri who purchase certain high-efficiency equipment for their facilities. The rebates, which can be applied to both new construction and retrofit projects, are offered for high-efficiency lighting, air conditioning systems, chillers, motors, and variable frequency drives.
Program Sponsor: Empire District Electric Company

Missouri Commercial/Industrial Energy Audit Program
The program provides comprehensive analysis/audits that consider all major end-uses, including lighting, motors, HVAC, refrigeration, and water heating.  Empire District Electric Company will cover up to 50% of the cost of the audit. 
Program Sponsor: Empire District Electric Company

Missouri Custom Rebate Retrofit Program

Empire District Electric Company offers rebates for non-residential customers installing energy-efficient HVAC systems, motors, variable speed drive, lighting, building controls, pumps, and other energy efficient technologies or projects.


Program Sponsor: Empire District Electric Company

Oklahoma Commercial & Industrial Rebate Program
The Empire District Electric Company offers a Commercial/Industrial Prescriptive Rebate Program to its non-residential customers  who purchase certain high-efficiency equipment for their facilities. The rebates, which can be applied to both new construction and retrofit projects, are offered for high-efficiency lighting, air conditioning systems, chillers, motors, and variable frequency drives. The amount to be rebated cannot exceed $5,000 per program year per customer.
Program Sponsor: Empire District Electric Company

Commercial and Industrial Programs
Entergy Arkansas, Inc. offers commercial and industrial customers a variety of energy efficiency programs, including the following: the Small Commercial & Industrial Energy Solutions Program, the Large Commercial & Industrial Standard Offer Program, the Large Commercial & Industrial Energy Solutions Program, and the Large Commercial & Industrial Demand Response Program.
Program Sponsor: Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

Commercial Energy Calculator
The Commercial Energy Calculator will provide commercial customers with estimated energy savings under various scenarios, such as upgrading heating or cooling systems, or making changes to the lighting at a facility.
Program Sponsor: Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

Commercial Energy Systems Library
The Commercial Energy Systems Library is an extensive library that provides in-depth information on various commercial energy systems, building design, and energy technologies.
Program Sponsor: Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

DataLink
Entergy's DataLink provides the products and services needed to gain a thorough understanding of energy data and the ability to use that information to develop and implement complete energy management strategies.
Program Sponsor: Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

Experimental Energy Reduction Rider (EER) and Market Valued Energy Reduction Service Rider (MVER)
Both the EER and the MVER programs enable Entergy and its qualified customers to jointly participate in reducing electric demand during times of critical need or highly volatile pricing. Both programs provide a monetary incentive for our customers to release Entergy from its obligation to supply electric power. Customers in the program utilize their back-up generators, and/or other load management capabilities to accomplish their pledged reductions.
Program Sponsor: Entergy Arkansas, Inc.

Energy Analysis
The utility offers energy analysis services to help commercial customers of various sizes determine an electricity plan that helps them achieve energy goals.
Program Sponsor: Gexa Energy

Building Efficiency Program
OG and E is offering a flexible incentive program to its business and industrial customers to help recover some of the costs of energy efficient improvements - $250/kilowatt for projects that significantly reduce peak demand. The program can be used for any energy efficiency upgrades such as motors; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; compressed air; or performance contracting.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

Commercial Energy Calculator
Commercial Energy Calculator provides estimated energy savings under various scenarios, such as upgrading heating or cooling systems or making changes to the lighting for your facility.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

Energy Services
OG&E representatives will survey facilities and offer energy solutions designed to reduce energy cost and improve overall operation efficiencies.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

Energy Technology Center
OG&E's Energy Technology Center curriculum offers a variety of classes designed to provide instruction on increasing efficiency and achieving the "green" standard of excellence, such as on Motors, Compressed Air Systems, Lighting, HVAC and Building Envelope.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

Geothermal Program
Oklahoma Gas and Electric is offering a $375 per ton rebate for geothermal heating and cooling systems.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

Lighting Rebate Program
OG&E offers a rebate of $2 per T8 or T5 energy-efficient lamp installed at your facility.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

Load Curtailment
Customers participating in this program will receive payment from the utility if the customer allows the utility to temporarily power down certain appliances during high energy use periods.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

RateTamer®
RateTamer is a near real-time management tool that monitors commercial customers' energy consumption and can provide ways to 'tame' energy usage.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

Time-of-Use Rate Rewards
OG&E's Time-of-Use rate rewards businesses for decreasing usage during peak demand hours in the summer. From June through September, a business will receive a much lower rate during off-peak hours but pay a higher rate during peak load hours (times vary according to rate class) excluding weekends and holidays. Customers who can dramatically reduce their electric usage during on-peak hours can save 20%-30% on their monthly bill.
Program Sponsor: Oklahoma Gas and Electric

Commercial Services
A downloadable document describes energy usage in commercial facilities and provides tips that help business owners discover ways to reduce their energy use.
Program Sponsor: Ozarks Electric Cooperative

ERC Loans
The cooperative offers loans of up to $5,000 to help its members finance energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Ozarks Electric Cooperative

Load Management Program
The cooperative will give a monthly credit to customers that volunteer to have their air conditioners and water heaters temporarily powered down during peak energy use periods.
Program Sponsor: Petit Jean Electric Cooperative

Commercial/Business Energy Advisor
Commercial Energy Advisor has low- and no-cost steps you can take to operate your facilities more efficiently, and long term solutions you can employ to save energy and money.
Program Sponsor: Touchstone Energy Cooperatives

Energy Saving Strategies
Several documents are available to help guide businesses with energy-saving endeavors.
Program Sponsor: Touchstone Energy Cooperatives

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): Oklahoma State University
The Oklahoma State University IAC offers highly-trained engineers to conduct free energy assessments at local manufacturing plants within about 150 miles of its campus. The IAC has two satellite offices at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and Wichita State University.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): Tennessee Tech University
Tennessee's 3-Star Industrial Assessment Center provides no cost energy assessments of manufacturing plants across Tennessee and portions of Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and Arkansas.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Arkansas Industrial Energy Clearinghouse
The University of Arkansas has partnered with Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions to develop the Arkansas Industrial Energy Clearinghouse. The Clearinghouse offers a variety of services to support and promote energy efficiency developments in Arkansas’ manufacturing plants. These services are provided at no cost to the customer.
Program Sponsor: University of Arkansas

Interactive Energy Management Tool (IEMT)
IEMT is designed to benefit owners, supervisors, managers and operators of small and medium size commercial and industrial companies in Arkansas. The tool addresses energy issues related to lighting, motors, motor drives, fans, pumps, compressed air, steam, boilers, heaters and furnaces, and waste. IEMT can help companies analyze the above equipment for possible energy savings based on the information that is entered.
Program Sponsor: University of Arkansas

Nationwide Programs

Energy Information
The organization provides fact sheets on energy and environmental responsibility to its members.
Program Sponsor: Aluminum Association

Energy Efficiency Resource Central
American Public Power Association offers technical assistance for its member utilities to help their key industrial customers improve their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: American Public Power Association

Industrial Energy Efficiency Training
This company provides a wide variety of industrial training opportunities throughout the country. All programs are linked to certain industrial systems/practices and have an energy efficiency component.
Program Sponsor: American Trainco

Energy Training Program
This organization offers seminars and online training sessions for engineers. Trainings cover a wide variety of energy-related topics, including energy efficiency and renewable energy generation.
Program Sponsor: Association of Energy Engineers

Brown Bag Energy Seminars
These 90-minute online Webinars cover a variety of energy topics including energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Association of Energy Services Professionals

Commercial Energy Advisor
This online tool will help commercial customers learn how to become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: E-Source

Efficiency & Demand-Response Programs Service
This online tool helps companies improve their demand response and energy efficiency programs.
Program Sponsor: E-Source

Industry Initiatives
Edison Electric Institute works with its member utilities to improve the energy efficiency of their industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute

Customized Business Energy Analysis
This online tool helps non-residential customers analyze their energy use.
Program Sponsor: Energy Guide

Energy Consultants
Energy Sciences specializes in demand side energy services for the municipal, commercial and industrial, sectors. We enable our clients to practice energy conservation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while optimizing operating costs. Our core services include: development and implementation of comprehensive energy management programs, energy audits, energy efficient lighting solutions, staffing, and outreach/training programs. We believe that energy efficiency is an integral part of the energy solution needed for the future.
Program Sponsor: Energy Sciences

Industrial Consortia
Energy Solutions Center convenes various industrial consortia of equipment manufacturers to address how they can improve their equipment to better meet the needs and energy efficiency objectives of industrial manufacturers.
Program Sponsor: Energy Solutions Center

ENERGY STAR® Training
ENERGY STAR® offers free online training to help you improve the energy performance of your organization. No travel, no lost time out of the office, and no cost — EPA makes it easy to get the information you need today. Join your colleagues to better understand how EPA can help you lower operating costs, improve your energy management program, and expand your professional development.
Program Sponsor: Energy Star

Tax Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. These tax deductions are available for systems placed in service from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.
Program Sponsor: Energy Star

Project Finance Services
Hannon Armstrong offers loans to public-and-private sector businesses interested in making their buildings more energy efficient. The loan will cover up to 100% of total project costs.
Program Sponsor: Hannon Armstrong

Biodiesel Income Tax Credit
Companies that put biodiesel fuel into a vehicle or uses biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Biodiesel Income Tax Credit
Companies that put biodiesel fuel into a vehicle or use biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit of $1 per gallon.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Builders & Manufacturers Incentives
Credits are available to manufacturers of high-efficiency refrigerators, clothes washers and dishwashers. Due to these manufacturer incentives, special consumer promotions may be available for qualifying products.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Business Tax Incentive
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or tenants (or designers, in the case of government-owned buildings) of new or existing commercial buildings that are constructed or reconstructed to save at least 50% of the heating, cooling, ventilation, water heating, and interior lighting energy cost of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
A 10% investment tax credit for CHP property, applicable to only the first 15MW of CHP property.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Commercial Solar Tax Credit
The Commercial Solar Tax Credit covers 30% of the cost of the system. The tax credit expires December 31, 2016.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Corporate Tax Credit
In addition to receiving a tax credit for solar photovoltaic generation, a non-residential manager can receive a tax credit of 30 percent for geothermal energy, microturbines, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Fuel Cells and Microturbines Tax Incentive
Tax credits of up to $3,000 per kWh are available for the purchase of fuel cells, while tax credits of up to $200 per kWh are available for microturbines.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

On-Site Renewable Tax Incentive
Businesses are eligible for tax credits for qualified solar water heating and photovoltaic systems, and for certain solar lighting systems. Qualifying equipment will either use solar energy to generate electricity, to heat/cool or provide hot water to a structure, or will use solar energy to illuminate the inside of a building by means of fiber-optic distributed sunlight (tube systems and passive solar are not eligible). The credits are available for systems placed in service between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2016.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Renewable Energy Generation Tax Credit
Non-residential managers can receive a 10-year tax credit if they help create renewable energy from one of the following sources: wind, closed loop biomass, open loop biomass, geothermal, solar, small irrigation power, municipal solid waste, and refined coal.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Small Ethanol Producer Tax Credit
A small ethanol producer that is registered with the Internal Revenue Service may be eligible for a tax incentive in the amount of $0.10 per gallon of ethanol that is: sold and used by the purchaser in the purchaser's trade or business to produce an ethanol fuel mixture; sold and used by the purchaser as a fuel in a trade or business; sold at retail for use as a motor vehicle fuel; used by the producer in a trade or business to produce an ethanol fuel mixture; or used by the producer as a fuel in a trade or business. A small producer is one that has, at all times during the tax year, not more than 60 million gallons of productive capacity of any type of alcohol. The incentive applies only to the first 15 million gallons of ethanol produced in a tax year and is allowed as a credit against the producer's income tax liability. Under current law, this incentive expires December 31, 2010.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Education and Outreach
The EERC conducts energy and environmental conferences, short courses, workshops, academic programs, and field experiences.
Program Sponsor: National Center for Hydrogen Technology, University of North Dakota

Energy Information
NFDS offers training, technical resources, and technical assistance to its members.
Program Sponsor: Non-Ferrous Founders' Society

Energy Information
NADCA members can access the organization's energy audits, training, technical assistance and resources, and cost shared-R&D.
Program Sponsor: North American Die Casting Association

3E Plus Insulation Thickness Computer Program
The 3E Insulation Thickness Computer Program is an industrial energy management tool developed to simplify the task of determining how much insulation is necessary to use less energy, reduce plant emissions and improve system process efficiency.
Program Sponsor: North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

Energy Information
OESA offers its members energy efficiency publications, trainings, and events.
Program Sponsor: Original Equipment Suppliers Association

Pumping System Optimization and Energy-Efficiency Education & Training
Vendor neutral market awareness, education, training, products, services and tools that focus on energy savings opportunities with pumping systems
Program Sponsor: Pump Systems Matter

Energy Information
The organization offers technical assistance, resources, and cost shared-R&D to its members.
Program Sponsor: Steel Founders' Society of America

Environmental Project Financing
The StePP Foundation matches organizations with environmental improvement projects (include renewable energy and energy efficiency) with companies that have financing to implement those projects.
Program Sponsor: StEPP Foundation

Biobased Products and Bioenergy Program
Loans are available to help rural industry generate electricity from biobased sources.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels
This program was created to ensure an expanding production of advanced biofuels by providing payments to eligible advanced biofuel producers in rural areas. Payments will be made to eligible advanced biofuel producers for the production of fuel derived from renewable biomass, other than corn kernel starch.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Biorefinery Assistance Loan Guarantee
Loans are available to help biorefineries conserve and use energy more effectively. Loan guarantees are available up to $250 million.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans
Loans of up to $10 million are available to rural industrial manufacturers to improve the economic and environmental climate in their communities.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Energy Efficiency Improvements Loan
Loans are available for the purchase of renewable energy generating systems by small rural businesses or agricultural producers.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Repowering Assistance Program
This program offers incentives for biorefineries to switch to renewable biomass energy production.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan Program (REAP LOAN)
The REAP Guaranteed Loan Program encourages the commercial financing of renewable energy (bioenergy, geothermal, hydrogen, solar, wind and hydro power) and energy efficiency projects. Under the program, project developers will work with local lenders, who in turn can apply to USDA Rural Development for a loan guarantee up to 85% of the loan amount.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

USDA Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program
This program provides grants and loans to small businesses in rural communities that are interested in making their buildings more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Boise State University Industrial Assessment Center (IAC)
The Boise State University IAC provides energy conservation and cost reduction assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers within about 150 miles of its campus, and educates energy managers on energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Loan Guarantee Program
DOE offers loans to projects that “avoid, reduce, or sequester air pollutants or anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases.” Loans are available for biomass, hydrogen, wind, solar, hydropower, advanced fossil energy coal, carbon, electricity delivery and reliability, alternative fuel vehicles, pollution control equipment, and industrial energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Oklahoma Green Grant
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Oklahoma a $6 million green-job grant to train workers in emerging industries such as energy efficiency and renewable energy. The goal is to train 4,700 workers in two years for jobs that pay above the state's per capita income.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI)
REPI provides financial incentives of $0.015/kWh of electricity generated from renewable sources. This incentive is issued for the first decade of operation.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky IAC's primary purpose is to help serve the energy, waste, and productivity needs of small- and medium-sized manufacturing facilities within a geographic radius of approximately 150 miles of the University of Kentucky.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program
The State Energy Program (SEP) provides grants to states and directs funding to state energy offices from technology programs in DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. States use grants to address their energy priorities and program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

UnSolicited EERE Proposals
Unsolicited proposals may be selected if they are novel and do not reflect a current solicitation or existing work.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

American Reinvestment and Recovery Act Tax Credits and Grants
Tax credits and grants are available from select state energy offices to help promote renewable energy generation and/or energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Payments for Specified Energy Property in Lieu of Tax Credits
ARRA authorizes the Department of the Treasury to make payments to eligible persons that either place in service particular types of energy property in 2009 or 2010, or, under certain circumstances, begin construction on such property in 2009 or 2010. These payments are generally equal to 10 or 30 percent of the eligible cost basis of the property, depending on the type of property. Those that apply for these payments must forego tax credits that they could otherwise receive under sections 45 and 48 of the Internal Revenue Code. The types of energy property that are eligible for these payments include, among others, various renewable energy generation facilities, microturbines, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Production Tax Credit (PTC)
Through the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Congress acted to provide a three-year extension of the PTC through December 31, 2012. Additionally, wind project developers can choose to receive a 30% investment tax credit (ITC) in place of the PTC for facilities placed in service in 2009 and 2010, and also for facilities placed in service before 2013 if construction begins before the end of 2010. The ITC then qualifies to be converted to a grant from the Department of Treasury. The Treasury Department must pay the grant within 60 days of an application being submitted.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Clean Construction USA Loans
EPA offers loans to companies to help finance projects that reduce diesel emissions from construction equipment and vehicles.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnerships
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems are an efficient, clean and reliable approach to generating power and thermal energy from a single fuel source. Incentives on CHP systems are available through the EPA.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ENERGY STAR® for Industry
The ENERGY STAR® program is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency which seeks to increase implementation of energy efficient equipment and techniques.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tax Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. Available for systems “placed in service” from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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