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Hawaii

Green Business Program
This three-level program is designed to help businesses become more energy efficient and to recognize businesses that have greatly reduced their energy intensity. The first component entails training, the second requires conducting an energy audit, and the third involves implementing energy efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism

Priority Permitting for Green Buildings
New construction and building renovation projects can obtain free priority permitting if they are rated LEED silver or higher.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism

Renewable Energy Technologies Income Tax Credit
The State of Hawaii offers a tax credit for residential and commercial customers who have installed a renewable energy resource after June 30, 2003. For solar power systems, the tax credit will cover 35% of the costs up to $250,000. For wind powered systems, the tax credit will cover 25% of the costs up to $500,000.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Department of Taxation

Business Specific Solutions
Specific energy efficiency solutions are available for office buildings, hotels, retailers, restaurants, and grocery stores through this program.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Commercial Air Conditioning Rebate
Rebates available for Window Air Conditioners Packaged, Split Systems, and Chillers.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Energy Studies
Take the uncertainty out of planning energy-saving projects with an energy study. Programs available for existing facilities as well as new construction.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Lighting Rebate for Business

Rebates are available to all non-residential electric utility ratepayers on the Big Island, Lanai, Maui, Molokai and Oahu only. For existing facilities, rebates are available for lighting retrofits and delamping. For new construction, rebates are available for installing high-efficiency lighting fixtures.


Program Sponsor: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Pumps & Motors Rebates for Business
Rebates available for Pemium Efficiency Motors, Variable Frequency Drives for HVAC Fans and Pumps and Booster Pumps.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Rebates for Custom Projects
Custom incentives are based on projected energy savings for new construction or retrofit projects. Projects are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Tune Up To Save Program
This program combines business metering, retro-commissioning, and optimization or processes. Participants in the program are eligible for rebates.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Window Film Rebates
Rebates are available for energy-efficient window film on a $1 per square foot basis.
Program Sponsor: Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

A/C Systems - Chillers Rebates
Hawaiian Electric Company offers incentives to upgrade chilling systems. Rebates are specific to the product.
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

A/C Systems - Packaged & Split Rebates
Businesses that operate an air conditioner more than eight hours daily, are encouraged to purchase an energy-efficient air conditioning system. Once purchased, the business is eligible for a rebate. Hawaiian Electric Company should be contacted directly for specific rebate amounts.
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

A/C Systems - Window Unit Rebates
Rebates are now available for qualified room (window) air-conditioning units installed at commercial and industrial facilities. All room (window) air conditioners must be Energy Star rated.
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

Customized Incentives
Projects that conserve electrical energy may be eligible to receive a cash payment under the Customized Incentives program. Projects are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Examples include: VFDs for HVAC pumps, VFDs for HVAC fans, air conditioning improvements, process heat recovery systems, booster pumps, and heat pump water heaters.
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

EnergyScout™
The EnergyScout™ for Business Program offers incentives for business owners that curtail a facility's energy use during periods of power-generation emergencies.
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

Lighting Incentives
HECO offers lighting rebates for the installation of the following products: T8 fluorescent lamps, super T8 fluorescent lamps, high-performance electronic ballasts , specular reflectors with de-lamping, de-lamping without reflectors, occupancy sensors, metal halide lamps, pulse start-metal halide lamps, high pressure sodium lamps, T5 and T5HO fluorescent lamps, compact fluorescent lamps, induction lighting systems, and LED exit signs.
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

Motor Rebate Program
Rebates are available for businesses that replace motors with premium efficiency motors. Rebate amounts depend on a number of factors, including horsepower (HP).
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

Training Program - Hawaii Energy Alliance
HECO will provide training on energy conservation four times annually.
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

Window Film
Window tinting saves energy in air-conditioned spaces, enhances privacy, and reduces carpet fading. Under HECO's Energy$olutions for Business Program, commercial or industrial businesses can receive a subsidy of 35 cents per square foot.
Program Sponsor: Hawaiian Electric Company

Property Tax Exemption for Alternative Energy Improvements
In September 2009, the Honolulu City Council unanimously passed Bill 58 to create a real property tax exemption for alternative energy improvements. For the purposes of this property tax exemption, alternative energy sources include solar, wind, hydropower, tidal, wave, solid waste and increased efficiency in fossil-fuel burning facilities.
Program Sponsor: Honolulu City Council

Energy Wise Commercial Energy Efficiency Program
Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) offers its commercial customers rebates for installing energy efficient equipment. Once a KIUC representative has performed an energy audit of a business, energy-saving measures will be detailed. If recommendations are accepted and implemented properly, the upgraded systems are then eligible for rebates.
Program Sponsor: Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

Enhanced Services Program (ESP)
ESP provides businesses with technical services such as cost analysis and energy efficiency training.
Program Sponsor: Kauai Island Utility Cooperative

A/C Systems - Packaged & Split Rebates
Businesses that operate an air conditioner more than eight hours daily, are encouraged to purchase an energy-efficient air conditioning system. Once the system is purchased, the business is eligible for a rebate. Maui Electric Company needs to be contacted directly for specific rebate amounts.
Program Sponsor: Maui Electric Company

Air Conditioning-Chillers Rebate
Rebates available for energy efficient chillers.
Program Sponsor: Maui Electric Company

Customized Incentives
Customized rebates are available for projects and equipment that improve energy efficiency and are not eligible for other incentives.
Program Sponsor: Maui Electric Company

Lighting Incentives
MECO offers lighting rebates for the installation of the following products: T8 fluorescent lamps, super T8 fluorescent lamps, high-performance electronic ballasts , specular reflectors with de-lamping, de-lamping without reflectors, occupancy sensors, metal halide lamps, pulse start-metal halide lamps, high pressure sodium lamps, T5 and T5HO fluorescent lamps, compact fluorescent lamps, induction lighting systems, and LED exit signs.
Program Sponsor: Maui Electric Company

Net Metering
Maui Electric Company offers net metering for customers with renewable energy generation capabilities.
Program Sponsor: Maui Electric Company

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 use biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit of $1 per gallon.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

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

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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