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Colorado

Colorado Commercial/Industrial Prescriptive Rebate Program
Black Hills Energy offers prescriptive rebates for energy-efficient lighting, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, and motors.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Commercial: Custom Rebate Program
Custom rebates are available to Black Hills Energy commercial and industrial customers for projects that reduce energy usage. These projects include chillers, unitary heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment, refrigeration, and measures not covered under the Commercial Prescriptive Rebate Program.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Commercial: New Construction & Leadership in Energy Eenvironmental Design (LEED) Green Buildings Program
Black Hills Energy will provide incentives for both the design and construction phases of the building process for all classes of commercial customers.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Commissioning/Recommissioning Program
Black Hills Energy will provide 50% of the cost of commissioning or retro-commissioning activities.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Custom Rebate Program (Natural Gas)
Black Hills Energy offers custom rebates for energy-efficient natural gas equipment.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Gas Commercial New Construction Program
Black Hills Energy offers financial incentives for new construction and major renovation projects that incorporate energy-efficient natural gas equipment.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Gas Prescriptive Rebate Program
Black Hills Energy offers rebates for specific energy-efficient natural gas equipment.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Industrial: Energy-Efficiency Program
Energy efficiency programs targeted at industrial customers including education and training, energy audits, and rebates.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Industrial: Training
Best Practices training sessions on steam systems and process heating.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

Colorado Small Commercial Evaluation/Audit Program
Black Hills Energy offers energy audits for natural gas systems.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

On-Site Solar Power Program
Residential and commercial customers are eligible for a rebate from the utility for the purchase, installation, and generation of solar power.
Program Sponsor: Black Hills Energy

BEEP® (BOMA Energy Efficiency Program)
This six-course series provides the information, strategies, technologies, how-to guides, and resources businesses need to reduce energy and costs.
Program Sponsor: Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

EnergySmart
The City of Boulder, Boulder County, and the City of Longmont have collaborated to design, pilot and implement commercial and residential energy efficiency services throughout the County. EnergySmart services connect you with your efficiency solutions, and include benefits for your business such as a FREE quick EnergySmart savings review, FREE installation of energy-saving lighting and water-saving devices, dedicated guidance from a personal EnergySmart Advisor, professional assistance regarding rebates, incentives and tax credits, and additional EnergySmart cost-saving incentives.
Program Sponsor: City of Boulder

Renewable Energy Property Tax Assessment
Wind farms and other renewable energy generating facilities built before January 2006 are assessed using the cost approach, which will treat the facility as though it were a brand new non-renewable facility. Renewable facilities constructed after January 1, 2006 are subject to the income approach.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Division of Property Taxation

Commercial and Public Rebate Overview
Rebates for renewable thermal, photovoltaic, and wind power are available.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Governor's Energy Office

Find Rebates, Incentives & Contractors
The Governor's Energy Office offers a search tool to find rebates, incentives, and contractors that can implement energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Governor's Energy Office

New Energy Economic Development (NEED)
New Energy Economic Development (NEED) Grants for projects that involve installations or programs that lead to the installation of established energy efficiency or renewable energy technology.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Governor's Energy Office

Recharge Colorado Rebate: Solar Electric (Photovoltaic) Systems
Rebate program for investments in small commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems. The first-come, first-served rebate program launched April 19, 2010.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Governor's Energy Office

Business Lighting Program
Colorado Springs Utilities offers rebates to commercial customers that replace or upgrade lighting fixtures or install occupancy sensors.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Commercial Restroom Rebates
Colorado Springs Utilities offers a rebate to customers that purchase high-efficiency toilets or urinals for a business. Rebate amounts are $125 per toilet and $125 per urinal (while funds last).
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Electric Motor Rebates
Colorado Springs Utilities offers rebates on energy-efficient motors, electronically commutated motors, and synchronous belts and pulley systems.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Energy Information Service
Colorado Springs Utilities will send an energy expert to perform an energy audit of a home or business. The audit will identify areas for improvement and will offer suggestions for becoming more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Energy Workshops
Throughout 2011, Colorado Springs Utilities will offer educational workshops for business customers on topics such as business lighting, sustainability management, and more.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

First Source Newsletter and Online Resources
Business customers can subscribe to First Source to gain access to a comprehensive energy library, energy efficiency experts, industry benchmarking data, and helpful efficiency calculators.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Rebates
HVAC rebates are available for evaporative cooling systems, high-efficiency air conditioning systems, and package terminal air conditioners.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Peak Demand Rebate
This program, provided by Colorado Springs Utilities, encourages medium and large business customers to reduce energy load during peak hours. Participating companies will install a demand side management device that will track the company's energy use during peak times. The utility will pay a $400 per kilowatt incentive. This program is in effect between June 15 and September 15.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Renewable Energy Rebate
Colorado Springs Utilities is offering financial incentives to business and residential customers that install solar power systems. Rebates of $2 per watt of installed solar power are available.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Window Rebates
Colorado Springs Utilities will provide rebates of $1.40 per square foot up, to $17,500 to commercial customers that install energy-efficient windows that meet specified criteria.
Program Sponsor: Colorado Springs Utilities

Appliance Incentives
Rebates are available for qualified energy-efficient appliances and equipment.
Program Sponsor: Community Office for Resource Efficiency

Energy Smart Loan Program
The Energy Smart Loan Program, allows home and business owners to take out loans with a fixed-interest rate to be paid back in the form of property taxes to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
Program Sponsor: Community Office for Resource Efficiency

Micro-Hydro Rebates
Rebates of $0.50 per watt installed up to 6 kilowatt are available for pre-qualified micro-hydro power systems.
Program Sponsor: Community Office for Resource Efficiency

PV Rebates
CORE offers 50 cents per watt, up to 6 kilowatts, on residential and commercial systems. Rebates are given on a first come, first served basis, but funding may be reserved by filling out a pre-application.
Program Sponsor: Community Office for Resource Efficiency

Solar Hot Water Rebates
CORE offers Roaring Fork Valley businesses a rebate of $1,000 for each solar hot water system installed. Rebates are given on a first come-first serve basis, but funding may be reserved by filling out a pre-application.
Program Sponsor: Community Office for Resource Efficiency

The Renewable Energy Mitigation Program
The City of Aspen and Pitkin County created the Renewable Energy Mitigation Program to advocate energy efficiency and renewable energy production. The organization has raised approximately $2.5 million to help fund residential and commercial projects that are energy efficient or operated from renewable power. Typical grants are between $500 and $5,000.
Program Sponsor: Community Office for Resource Efficiency

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
Commercial and residential customers are eligible to receive energy audits at their homes or office buildings. Audits identify areas that could be more energy efficient and produce suggested improvement recommendations.
Program Sponsor: Empire Electric Association

Energy Efficiency Credits (Rebates)
Empire Electric passes on Energy Efficiency Credits or cash rebates to its consumers from Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association. The rebate must be requested within 180 days of installation and is available for new or replacement electric water heaters, lighting, new electric motors, and new or replacement controlled electric resistance heating units.
Program Sponsor: Empire Electric Association

Net Metering
Empire Electric Association offers net metering for customers with distributed generation capabilities.
Program Sponsor: Empire Electric Association

Air Conditioner Tune-Up
The City of Fort Collins Utilities offers a $50 bill credit for customers after a certified technician completes a tune-up of their air conditioning units.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

Cash Incentives for Energy-Saving Improvements
This program is designed to support building efficiency improvements, save money and lower electric bills. Cash incentives are provided for upgrades that reduce electric demand and energy use.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

Cooling Rebate Program
Fort Collins Utilities is offering air conditioning rebates of $50 per ton, or $65 per ton if the air conditioner uses less than 65,000 Btu per hour. The utility is also offering a bonus rebate of $4 per ton.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

ElectriConnect
Medium to large commercial and industrial customers are eligible for free online access to electric meter data. This data can be used to monitor energy consumption and demand in order to make appropriate changes to usage habits.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

Free Facility Assessment
Assessments to help customers learn detailed information about their facility. Includes an analysis of past energy  consumption, review of current facility operations, and identified opportunities to reduce operating costs and environmental impacts. All Fort Collins Utilities commercial electric customers qualify for these free assessments.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

Integrated Design Assistance Program
Fort Collins Utilities provides design assistance for the construction of high-efficiency buildings. The utility will also offer free technical support for the project.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

Keep Current Program
The Fort Collins Utilities offers electronic newsletters, ask-an-expert service, and an online library of energy efficiency information.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

LIGHTENUP Program
Commercial customers are eligible for this lighting incentives program for the upgrade of lighting.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

Parallel Generation
The utility offers credits on a customer's bill if the customer installs a parallel generation system, such as a photovoltaic system. The utility will develop an agreement to provide credit for the electricity generated and to address standby and other charges.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

Refrigerator and Freezer Recycling Program
Fort Collins Utilities offers residential and commercial customers a $35 credit to sign up to have an old, inefficient refrigerator or freezer recycled. The utility will arrange for the appliance to be picked up and properly recycled. The customer will receive the credit on the customer's next utility bill. The unit must still be functional to be eligible for the credit.
Program Sponsor: Fort Collins Utilities

Energy Audits
Fort Morgan Light and Power offers free energy audits for its customers.
Program Sponsor: Fort Morgan Light and Power

ENERGYsmart Program
The ENERGYsmart Commercial Lighting Program is available for all commercial and industrial businesses in Fort Morgan. This program provides up to $2,500 per customer, per calendar year, as an incentive to replace certain interior lighting with more efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Fort Morgan Light and Power

Business Energy Advisor
Grand Valley Power provides analysis and tips to improve energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Grand Valley Power

Energy Audits
The utility offers audits to identify air leaks with a blower door test and to evaluate homes or business building envelopes for the Colorado climate.
Program Sponsor: Gunnison County Electric Association

Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
GCEA has partnered with Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association to expand its Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. Members may receive rebates on a variety of equipment, including heat pumps, electric thermal storage units, refrigerators, appliances, and water heaters. Rebate offers are restricted to small businesses.
Program Sponsor: Gunnison County Electric Association

Appliance Rebates
Highline Electric Association offers rebates for ENERGY STAR® appliances and air conditioning systems. Appliances include regrigerators, freezers, clothes washers, and dishwashers.
Program Sponsor: Highline Electric Association

Electric Motor Rebate
Highline Electric Association is offering a rebate on a per horsepower (HP) basis for the purchase of an energy-efficient motor. The motor must be less than 500 HP.
Program Sponsor: Highline Electric Association

Electric Thermal Storage Rebates
Highline Electric Association offers rebates for electric thermal storage systems when combined with an air source heat pump
Program Sponsor: Highline Electric Association

Electric Water Heater Rebate
Highline Electric Association is offering rebates for the purchase and installation of energy-efficient electric water heaters.
Program Sponsor: Highline Electric Association

Heat Pump Rebates
Highline Electric Association offers rebates for the installation of air source and ground source heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Highline Electric Association

Net Metering Schedule
Net metering is defined as measuring the difference in electricity supplied by the association and the electricity generated by the member-generator and delivered to the association. A member receiving service under this schedule will be subject to the same retail rate as those who are not generators.
Program Sponsor: Highline Electric Association

Small Wind and Solar Rebate Program
HEA members can receive a rebate of up to $9,000 for either small wind or photovoltaic generation systems. Rebates vary for system wind and solar systems on a per watt basis.
Program Sponsor: Highline Electric Association

Appliance Rebates
Holy Cross Energy offers rebates for purchasing Energy Star rated appliances.
Program Sponsor: Holy Cross Energy

Commercial and Industrial Grant Program
Holy Cross Energy offers industrial and commercial members an energy efficiency grant, which can pay for up to half the cost of installing energy saving measures identified in an energy evaluation or up to half of the cost of an engineering grade energy assessment.
Program Sponsor: Holy Cross Energy

Energy Audits
Holy Cross' commercial and industrial consumers may apply for a grant of up to 20% of their previous 12 month billing up to a maximum of $10,000 for energy efficiency and/or conservation measures.
Program Sponsor: Holy Cross Energy

Net Metering
Holy Cross Energy offers net metering to customers with renewable energy generating systems.
Program Sponsor: Holy Cross Energy

Renewable Energy Incentives
Holy Cross Energy offers incentives for the installation of renewable energy systems.
Program Sponsor: Holy Cross Energy

WE CARE Program
Holy Cross Energy has developed a voluntary carbon reduction strategy designed to slow the growth of carbon dioxide emissions created in the generation of electricity used by its consumers. The strategy includes increasing amount of renewable energy in its power supply mix, offering financial incentives for the development of renewable energy generation within Holy Cross' service territory, providing cash rebates to consumers for energy efficiency and energy conservation activities along with education and information about renewables, efficiency, conservation and carbon emissions.
Program Sponsor: Holy Cross Energy

Net Metering
Intermountain Rural Electric Association offers net metering for businesses with distributed generation capabilities.
Program Sponsor: Intermountain Rural Electric Association

Renewable Energy Credits
Renewable energy credits are available for purchase from Intermountain Rural Electric Association.
Program Sponsor: Intermountain Rural Electric Association

Appliance Rebates
KC Electric Association offers rebates for Energy Star rated refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, and clothes washers.
Program Sponsor: KC Electric Association

Electric Motor Rebate Program
KC Electric Association will offer cash incentives for business customers that upgrade motors. The utility will pay $10 per HP for standard efficiency motors and $20 per HP for high efficiency motor upgrades. Motors must have a minimum of 10 HP.
Program Sponsor: KC Electric Association

Water Heaters Rebate Program
KC Electric Association will offer cash incentives for business customers that upgrade water heaters - electric or geothermal.
Program Sponsor: KC Electric Association

Appliance Rebates
La Plata Electric Association offers rebates for the purchase of Energy Star rated appliances.
Program Sponsor: La Plata Electric Association

Energy Assessments
La Plata Electric Association offers a free energy audit for business and residential customers. The audit is designed to make a home or office more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: La Plata Electric Association

Energy Efficiency Credits
Rebates are offered for various efficient equipment upgrades, including water heaters, permanent electric heaters, electric motors, lighting, and air or ground-source heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: La Plata Electric Association

Net Metering Program
As part of the utility's commitment to renewable energy, LPEA’s Net Metering Program allows operators of small renewable generation systems (25 kW or less) to feed power into the electric grid and spin meters backward.
Program Sponsor: La Plata Electric Association

Renewable Energy Credits
Renewable energy credits (RECs) can be purchased to offset conventional electricity generation.
Program Sponsor: La Plata Electric Association

Renewable Generation REC payment
Available to La Plata Electric Association small commercial customers.
Program Sponsor: La Plata Electric Association

Commercial Energy Audit
The utility offers free energy assessments to commercial customers. The assessments will produce results that will help lower business utility costs.
Program Sponsor: Lamar Light and Power

Electric Water Heater Rebate Program
Rebates of $2 per gallon are available to residential and commercial customers that install energy efficient electric water heaters. A water heater must hold more than 30 gallons in order to be eligible for the rebate.
Program Sponsor: Lamar Light and Power

Energy Advisor
The utility has an energy efficiency hotline for nonresidential customers to get advice on energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Longmont Power and Communications

EnergySmart
Longmont Power and Communications offers business owners access to the EnergySmart program with information and resources to help save energy along with rebates and loans for energy conservation measures.
Program Sponsor: Longmont Power and Communications

Lighting Audit
Commercial customers have the option to participate in this utility-sponsored lighting assessment. The assessment will analyze a facility’s lighting systems and recommend lighting that is more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Longmont Power and Communications

Longmont Solar Power Partnership Program
LPC and the Governor's Energy Office (GEO) have joined forces to provide rebates to LPC customers that invest in solar energy.
Program Sponsor: Longmont Power and Communications

LPC Energy Audit
This free energy audit will review previous electric bills, offer suggestions for areas of improvement, estimate annual savings, and present the customer with a list of possible incentives.
Program Sponsor: Longmont Power and Communications

Solar Interconnection
Longmont Power and Communications offers non-residential customers the ability to connect solar power generation systems to the community electricity grid.
Program Sponsor: Longmont Power and Communications

Conservation for Business Programs
Loveland Water & Power, in conjunction with the Platte River Power Authority, offer building assessments, rebate programs for existing buildings, renovations, and new construction, and lighting upgrades.
Program Sponsor: Loveland Water & Power

Distributed Generation/Interconnection
Loveland Water & Power allows customers with solar or other electricity generation potential to connect to the electric grid and be compensated for electricity provided.
Program Sponsor: Loveland Water & Power

Efficiency Expre$$
Loveland Water & Power will provide a representative to conduct a free quick assessment of your facility to identify energy saving opportunities.
Program Sponsor: Loveland Water & Power

GreenSwitch program
The GreenSwitch program enables residential and commercial power customers to purchase energy from clean, renewable sources.  When you make the switch to GreenSwitch, you are supporting an alternative to fossil fuels
Program Sponsor: Loveland Water & Power

Partnering with Power
The Partnering with Power program allows Loveland Water& Power to cycle an air conditioner on and off during the hot summer months to conserve energy and save the customer money on utility bills.
Program Sponsor: Loveland Water & Power

Appliance Rebates
Rebates are available for the purchase of new ENERGY STAR®  rated refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers, clothes washers,and single unit washers or dryers.
Program Sponsor: Morgan County Rural Electric Association

Electric Heating
Morgan County Rural Electric Association offers rebates for electric thermal storage units, air conditioners, and air and ground source heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Morgan County Rural Electric Association

Electric Motor Rebate Program
The utility will offer cash incentives for business customers that upgrade motors. The utility will pay $2 per HP for standard efficiency and high-efficiency motor upgrades. Motors must have a minimum of 10 HP. The utility also offers several rebates for residential customers.
Program Sponsor: Morgan County Rural Electric Association

Electric Water Heater
Rebates are available for the purchase of new electric water heaters.
Program Sponsor: Morgan County Rural Electric Association

Energy Audits
Morgan County Rural Electric Association offers free energy audits to residential and commercial customers. The audit will produce results that will help lower home or office utility costs.
Program Sponsor: Morgan County Rural Electric Association

Energy Efficiency Credits
Morgan County Rural Electric Association is offering a rebate to all customers on a variety of energy-efficient electrical equipment, including heating and air conditioning units, appliances , motors, and water heaters.
Program Sponsor: Morgan County Rural Electric Association

Energy Efficiency Credits & Rebates
Mountain Parks Electric offers several rebates and incentives to help customers reduce energy consumption. The utility offers rebates of $4 per kW for the installation of a resistive heat system. The utility will also offer a $20 rebate toward the purchase and installation of an energy efficient electric water heater.
Program Sponsor: Mountain Parks Electric

Net Metering Interconnection
Mountain Parks Electric offers net metering and interconnection for customer distributed generation capacity.
Program Sponsor: Mountain Parks Electric

Energy Efficiency Credits
Mountain View Electric Association is offering a rebate on energy-efficient equipment, including heat pumps, appliances, and thermal storage units.
Program Sponsor: Mountain View Electric Association

Renewable Energy
Mountain View Electric Association offers interconnection ability and net metering for renewable energy sources along with the ability to purchase renewable energy credits.
Program Sponsor: Mountain View Electric Association

MEAN ENERGYsmart Commercial Lighting Program
The program includes cash incentives paid directly to commercial customers to help cover the cost of lighting upgrades and replacements. The program covers indoor high bay, fluorescent, area lighting systems and light emitting diode (commonly known as LED) exit-lighting fixtures.
Program Sponsor: Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska

Energy Wise Business Program
Office for Resource Efficiency's mission is to create more green buildings in the Gunnison Valley, both homes and businesses. The organization has several programs designed to help facilitate the process, offering energy audits and a sustainable building design course. The program's Web site also offers energy reduction tips.
Program Sponsor: Office for Resource Efficiency

Building Tune-up Program
The Building Tune-up Program provides funding for building retrocommissioning - diagnostics, documentation and fixing operational issues related to specific building energy systems not performing to the original design intent or the owner’s operational needs. Platte River pays 100% of the cost to identify measures that can save energy, improve the comfort, operation, and efficiency of your building leading to a payback in less than two years. You pay the costs for implementing the measures.
Program Sponsor: Platte River Power Authority

Energy Efficiency Services for Business Customers
Platte River Power Authority and its member community utilities jointly provide programs aimed at helping businesses improve energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Platte River Power Authority

Existing Commercial Buildings & Equipment Upgrades
Looking to save energy in your existing building? Or are you preparing to replace energy-gobbling equipment? Platte River can help you identify cost-effective energy efficient retrofits or upgrades and can even provide incentives to help offset some of the cost.
Program Sponsor: Platte River Power Authority

LIGHTENUP Program
Commercial customers are eligible for this lighting incentives program for the upgrade of lighting.
Program Sponsor: Platte River Power Authority

New Construction and Renovations
Platte River Power Authority offers financial incentives for energy-efficient components and equipment for new construction projects or renovations.
Program Sponsor: Platte River Power Authority

Commercial Lighting and Equipment Rebates
Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association offers rebates for the installation of energy-efficient lighting and for the purchase of qualified equipment and appliances.
Program Sponsor: Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association

Heat Pump Rebate
Rebates between $85 (terminal units) and $400 (per ton for ground or central water source heat pumps) are available for the installation of heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association

Net Metering and Grid Interconnection
Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association offers net metering and grid interconnection for distributed generation capabilities.
Program Sponsor: Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association

Solar Incentives
A maximum of $4,500 rebate ($1.50 per watt) per PV solar installation is available to Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association members.
Program Sponsor: Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association

Electric Thermal Storage
San Isabel Electric Association provides information on electric thermal storage and rebates.
Program Sponsor: San Isabel Electric Association

Energy Evaluation
San Isabel Electric Association offers free energy audits to residential and commercial customers. The audit will produce results that will help lower home or office utility costs.
Program Sponsor: San Isabel Electric Association

Net Metering Program
The utility will allow members that install renewable energy systems to use a meter that records the production of excess electricity. The customer will receive retail price for any excess power produced.
Program Sponsor: San Isabel Electric Association

Water Heater Rebates
Rebates and a wiring allowance are available for energy-efficient Marathon water heaters.
Program Sponsor: San Isabel Electric Association

Energy Efficiency Credit Rebate Program
Rebates are available for water heaters, electric thermal, storage heaters, premium efficiency motors, LED light strands, and certain heat pump installations.
Program Sponsor: San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative

Energy Saving Tips
Energy saving tips are available for refrigerators, lighting, water heaters, load use, and electrical use of common appliances.
Program Sponsor: San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative

Net Metering
San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative offers net metering for distributed on-site generation applications.
Program Sponsor: San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative

Refrigerator Rebate Program
Rebates of up to $140 are available for new qualified refrigerator purchases.
Program Sponsor: San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative

Energy Efficiency Rebates
Rebates are available for energy efficient motors, heat pumps and other equipment.
Program Sponsor: San Miguel Power Association, Inc.

Net Metering Service
Net metering is provided for renewable energy power producers.
Program Sponsor: San Miguel Power Association, Inc.

Renewable Energy Rebates
Rebates are available for commercial solar photovoltaics and wind generation systems.
Program Sponsor: San Miguel Power Association, Inc.

Business Energy Advisor
Sangre De Cristo Electric Association, Inc. offers access to the Touchstone Energy - Business Energy Advisor with information for businesses to help save energy and reduce utility costs.
Program Sponsor: Sangre De Cristo Electric Association (SDCEA)

Energy Efficiency Credit Program
Commercial and residential customers are eligible to apply for Sangre De Cristo Electric Association space and water heating rebate credits. In order to qualify for a space heater credit, the space heater must be greater than 1,000 watts.
Program Sponsor: Sangre De Cristo Electric Association (SDCEA)

Renewable Energy Rebate Program
Sangre De Cristo Electric, in conjunction with the Governor's Energy Office and CoSEIA, is offering new renewable energy rebate programs. This includes rebates for small business solar PV systems.
Program Sponsor: Sangre De Cristo Electric Association (SDCEA)

Water Heater, Appliance, and Space Heat Rebates
SDCEA offers rebates from $100 to $150 for energy-efficient water heaters at a minimum capacity of 30 gallons, and with a 6-year (or longer) warranty on the tank within the SDCEA service area. The water heater must also be controlled to operate only during off-peak time periods and meet existing U.S. Department of Energy energy factor ratings. Other rebates are offered for Energy Star appliances and qualified energy-efficient electric space heating systems.
Program Sponsor: Sangre De Cristo Electric Association (SDCEA)

Appliance Rebates
Rebates are available for qualified ENERGY STAR appliances, including refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers, and dishwashers.
Program Sponsor: Southeast Colorado Power Association

Energy Assessment
A representative from the utility will perform an inspection of a commercial or residential customer’s facility to identify areas that are energy inefficient.
Program Sponsor: Southeast Colorado Power Association

Heating and Cooling Rebates
Commercial and residential customers are eligible for energy efficiency rebate credits on the purchase and installation of an electric space heating system.
Program Sponsor: Southeast Colorado Power Association

Motor Rebate
The cooperative is offering a rebate of $1.50 per HP for the purchase of an energy efficient motor. The motor must be between 10 HP and 200 HP.
Program Sponsor: Southeast Colorado Power Association

Net Metering
Southeast Colorado Power Association offers net metering for small scale distributed generation projects.
Program Sponsor: Southeast Colorado Power Association

Water Heater Rebate
Cooperative members will receive energy efficiency credits on the purchase of an energy efficient electric water heater directly from the cooperative. The water heater must hold more than 30 gallons of water.
Program Sponsor: Southeast Colorado Power Association

Colorado Industrial Energy Challenge
This program offered through the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project helps industrial facilities with energy efficiency related issues.
Program Sponsor: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project offers Arizona businesses tools and resources to help increase their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project - Nevada
The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project offers Nevada businesses tools and resources to help increase their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Utah Energy Efficiency Guide
This online resource is a guide for how to make Utah businesses energy efficient. This resource also provides an overview of energy efficiency, common energy-inefficient equipment, and where to find financial assistance programs.
Program Sponsor: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Efficiency Incentives
The Energy Efficiency Credits (EEC) program provides consumers cash rebates when they install more efficient lighting, heating and cooling systems, and high-efficiency motors in irrigation, commercial and industrial applications.
Program Sponsor: Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

Energy Efficiency Credits
Rebates are offered for various equipment upgrades, including electric motors, heat pumps, water heaters, and space heaters. Load controllers are also offered.
Program Sponsor: Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

Business Energy Advisor
United Power offers access to the Business Energy Advisor to customers which provides a variety of resources to help businesses save money and become more energy-efficient.
Program Sponsor: United Power

Commercial Lighting Replacement
Rebates are available to commercial customers who install energy efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: United Power

Commercial/Industrial Rebates
Rebates are available for energy-efficient electric motors, light emitting diode (LED) refrigerated case lighting retrofits, and LED street lighting and area lighting.
Program Sponsor: United Power

Demand Metering
The Demand Metering Program allows users to accurately track peak demand and manage processes according to demand charges in an effort to reduce energy bills.
Program Sponsor: United Power

Renewable Incentives
Residential and nonresidential customers can earn rebates for generating solar or wind power.
Program Sponsor: United Power

Business Energy Advisor
Business Energy Advisor provides customers with a detailed breakdown of energy consumption and daily demand loads. Customers will also find advice on low- and no-cost steps they can take to operate their facilities more efficiently, as well as lists of longer-term solutions like building recommissioning or the purchase of more energy-efficient equipment that can improve building performance and save energy and money.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Business New Construction Program
Xcel Energy offers free energy expertise for implementing energy efficiency options in building design.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Business Solar Rewards
The utility will give nonresidential customers rebates based on the size of their photovoltaic system.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Commercial Real Estate Efficiency
Commercial Real Estate Efficiency helps customers increase energy efficiency and net operating income with special technical and financial assistance that get to the core of energy-saving opportunities.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Compressed Air Program
Colorado Businesses can earn rebates for compressed air efficiency studies and implementing energy saving equipment.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Cooling Efficiency Program
Colorado businesses are eligible for rebates for implementing energy saving cooling equipment.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Custom Efficiency Program
These rebates are offered for projects that are not covered in other rebates. However, prior to installation, business and residential customers are required to get approval from the utility to ensure that the project is eligible for custom funding.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Data Center Efficiency
Xcel Energy offers energy studies of data centers to identify energy saving potential and rebates for implementation of energy saving projects.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Emerging Technology Grants
Colorado and Minnesota businesses are eligible for Emerging Technology Grants to implement cutting edge energy efficiency technologies to accelerate market acceptance.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Energy Assessment
This online tool helps nonresidential customers analyze energy use and identifies areas for energy improvement.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Energy At Risk Financial Analysis Tool
This tool will allow businesses to determine the energy and financial savings for various energy conservation measure projects.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Energy Design Assistance
Xcel Energy offers energy-efficient design assistance for customers that wish to save energy.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Energy Management Systems
Xcel Energy offers rebates for implementation of energy management systems that automate energy intensive functions.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Heating Efficiency Rebate
Businesses can earn rebates for making smart energy choices that lower natural gas bills. Whether a customer is considering a new boiler system or looking to improve existing equipment, Boiler Efficiency rebates help shorten paybacks and boost retun on investment for energy-saving choices.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

InfoWise
InfoWise from Xcel Energy delivers a powerful energy management reporting solution with customized data for businesses to help manage and control energy use.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Interruptible Service Option Credit
Colorado businesses that agree to energy reductions during times of peak load are eligible for financial incentives based upon peak load reductions.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Lighting Efficiency Program
Colorado Businesses can earn rebates for improving lighting quality by replacing inefficient lighting fixtures and bulbs with more energy-efficient equipment.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Motor and Drive Efficiency
As an electric business customer, you can receive rebates for new motors, motor upgrades, variable/adjustable drives, and custom projects, which offset your critical first cost. “Enhanced” rebates are also available for certain motor purchases.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Online Energy Assessment
This online tool is designed to help commercial and industrial customers understand energy usage. The tool takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete and provides a number of site-specific opportunities to lower energy use.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Process Efficiency
Free energy assessments and studies are available for large industrial customers with processes with a minimum of 2 gigawatt-hours of conservation potential. Rebates and bonuses are also available through this program.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Recommissioning Program
This facility audit program is designed to reduce energy costs by improving mechanical systems. Xcel will pay up to 50% of the program, up to $25,000. Preapproval is required.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Refrigeration Recommissioning
Refrigerator recommissioning optimizes existing refrigeration systems to peak efficiency as an alternative to investing in a new system.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Renewable Development Fund Grants
The Xcel Energy Renewable Development Fund provides grants to fund power generation from wind, biomass, solar, hydroelectric generators, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Saver's Switch for Business
New Mexico businesses can save energy air conditioning costs by participating in this load management program.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Self-Direct Custom Efficiency
Customers who conduct their own engineering, implementation and commissioning of energy conservation project are eligible for rebates based on energy savings.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Small Business Lighting
Lighting rebates are available for Colorado small and midsized businesses with a peak power demand of 400 kilowatts or less.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Standard Offer
Colorado Businesses are eligible for rebates for technical energy audits and for installing energy saving measures identified by the audits.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Windsource for Business
Colorado businesses can purchase renewable wind power in 100 kilowatt hour blocks.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Rebate Programs
Y-W Electric Association offers rebates for electric heating systems, electric water heaters, and electric motors. Rebates for air-source heat pumps are $225 to $250 per ton, while ground-source heat pump rebates are $350 per ton. There is a $20 rebate for the installation of an electric water heater, with an additional $50 incentive if the water heater replaces a system that used fossil fuels. If a business or homeowner replaces the motors in a building, rebates of $13 to $17 per HP are available. Select Energy Star Appliances are eligible for $30-$40 rebates.
Program Sponsor: Y-W Electric Association

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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