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Business Services
Avista offers business technical services and tools to help customers manage energy.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Commercial Clothes Washer Rebates
Avista offers rebates for the purchase and installation of qualifying high efficiency commercial clothes washers.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Commercial Lighting Incentive Program
Avista’s Commercial Lighting Incentive Program provides financial incentives for the purchase and installation of lighting upgrades including: T8 fluorescent lighting, pulse-start metal halide lighting, pulse-start metal halide, compact fluorescent lights, cold cathode fluorescent lights, LED exit signs, and individually controlled daylighting ballasts.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Commercial Natural Gas HVAC System
Avista Utilities offers incentives for installing any one of a variety of high efficiency natural gas heating systems. Incentives range from $3.25 to $7.25 per 1,000 British thermal units (commonly known as Btu) of installed unit.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Commercial Window and Insulation Program
Rebates are available for energy-efficient windows and insulation.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

E-Tools and Analysis
Avista has several downloadable tools to help analyze usage for systems including lighting, variable frequency drives, compressed air and pumping.

Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Energy Smart Grocer Program
Avista Utilities offers the Energy Smart Grocer Program to help grocery stores be more energy efficient by offering rebates and information on equipment and processes. The program also provides assessments of grocery facilities.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Food Service Equipment Rebate
Offers rebates for the purchase of high efficiency food service equipment including fryers, cookers and freezers.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Green Motors Initiative
Incentives of $1 per horsepower (HP) are now available for Green Rewinds of NEMA rated motors from 15 HP to 500 HP. Incentives are paid as an instant rebate on an invoice from a participating service center.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Power Management for Personal Computer (PC) Networks
Avista offers incentives of $10 per computer for the decrease of overall average controlled PC energy use. The equipment or software must achieve a minimum average savings of 120 annual kilowatt hours.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Premium Efficiency Motors Rebate
Rebates are available to commercial customers that upgrade motors to NEMA premium motors. The rebates are calculated by average motor loading and operating conditions.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Refrigerated Warehouse Incentive Program
Incentives are offered for many efficiency improvements including: fast-acting doors, dock seals, VFDs, fan motors, bi-level lighting and the installation of cold temperatures. Click on the link below for equipment information, incentive amounts and to print an Incentive Agreement.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Renewable Generation Incentive
These incentives are designed to offset expenses incurred during the purchase and installation of renewable energy systems. Qualifying systems must be tied into the utility grid.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Retro-Commissioning Program
Commissioning a new building helps ensure that its major systems – HVAC, compressed air, and Energy Management Systems (EMS) – operate correctly when first installed. Retro-commissioning is a systematic process for investigating, analyzing, and optimizing the performance of systems that have never been commissioned. Avista offers incentives to customers and qualified commissioning agents.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Site-Specific Energy Efficiency Incentives
Avista works with commercial customers to locate areas in facilities that can be more energy efficient. After an audit is completed, the customer will apply for the suggested incentives provided by the auditor. Avista will pay up to 50% of total project cost for electric efficiency measures and up to 30% of total project cost for gas-efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Standby Generator Block Heater Program
Avista Utilities offers rebates of $400 for standby generator block heaters
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Steam Trap Replacement / Repair Rebates
Rebates are available for repairing or replacing failed steam traps. The rebate amounts range from $120 to $350 per replaced trap, depending on the size.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Variable Frequency Drive Incentives
The utility offers incentives for fan and pump systems, which usually have a cost-effective application for variable frequency drives. Rebates are specific to the project.
Program Sponsor: Avista Utilities

Integrated Design Lab
This lab serves as a technical resource in learning how to incorporate high-performance building practices into building designs.
Program Sponsor: BetterBricks

CFL Promotion
Clearwater Power Company members are able to buy compact fluorescent light bulbs that are eligible for a rebate at time of purchase.
Program Sponsor: Clearwater Power Company

Net Metering
Customers that self-generate power will receive credits on utility bills for any excess power produced.
Program Sponsor: Clearwater Power Company

Performance Tested Comfort System Heat Pump Rebate
Clearwater Power Company members are eligible for a heat pump rebate if a performance tested comfort system technician installs the heat pump and analyzes the duct system to ensure air-tightness.
Program Sponsor: Clearwater Power Company

Water Heater Rebate
Rebates are available for high-efficiency electric water heaters with a minimum 20-year tank warranty. Rebates vary according to tank capacity.
Program Sponsor: Clearwater Power 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

Business Energy Advisor
Commercial Energy Advisor provides detailed information on energy consumption in the following 10 market sectors: congregational buildings, dairy farms, data centers, office buildings, motels, hospitals, restaurants, retail, grocery stores, and schools. Advice on low- and no-cost steps you can take to immediately make your facilities operate more efficiently and reliably is available. Recommendations for trading up to more energy-efficient equipment that will improve building performance over the long term are discussed.
Program Sponsor: Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative

Commercial Efficiency Rebates
Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative offers rebates for energy-efficient lighting and irrigation equipment.
Program Sponsor: Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative

Commercial Energy Conservation Program
Idaho Falls Power is offering a no-interest loan program (up to 60 months) for companies to install energy-efficient lighting, as well as other devices designed to reduce energy consumption. The maximum loan amount is $25,000.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Falls Power

Energy Assessments
Energy assessments are available to help customers identify energy saving measures.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Falls Power

Heat Pump Loan Program
Idaho Falls Power is offering a no-interest loan program (up to 60 months) for companies to install energy-efficient heat pumps. The maximum loan amount is $7,500. Prospective borrowers must contact the utility prior to installation of the heat pump.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Falls Power

Low-Interest Energy Loans
The Idaho Office of Energy Resources administers a low-interest loan program for companies and projects that conserve energy and/or utilize renewable resources within the state. Loans range from $1,000 to $100,000. Interest is set at 4 percent for a five-year repayment plan.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Office of Energy Resources

Agricultural Irrigation Rebates
Idaho Power offers rebates for energy-efficient irrigation equipment and practices.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Building Efficiency for Construction Projects
Idaho Power offers incentives for commercial and industrial construction projects, new buildings, expansions, additions, or major renovations.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Building Shell Incentives
Idaho Power offers rebate incentives for modifying or adding onto the shell of a building. These incentives include installing high-efficiency windows, window coverings, reflective roof treatments, and insulation to roofs and walls.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Custom Efficiency for Complex Projects
Custom Efficiency provides assistance to medium and large commercial and industrial customers that reduce energy usage by modifying an existing process or installing a more efficient one. Incentives are based on $0.12 per kWh saved per year or 70% of the project cost.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

FlexPeak Management
FlexPeak Management gives you the flexibility to manage your business’s peak demand and electricity usage while earning incentives, saving money, and saving energy. By participating in FlexPeak Management, commercial and industrial customers reduce their power usage during times of system peak demand. Participating customers receive a fully customized Demand Reduction Plan, free basic access to EnerNOC’s PowerTrack energy-management software that allows customers to view their energy consumption in real time, an incentive for agreeing to be “on call” and participate in demand-reduction events, and an additional incentive for their actual participation in a demand-reduction event.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Food Service Equipment Rebates
Idaho Power offers rebates for energy-efficient food service equipment.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Green Power Program
Idaho Power customers can choose to enroll in the Green Power Program, which provides funding for wind and solar power generation. An extra $8.50 per month reduces the carbon equivalent to removing one car from the road for a year.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

HVAC and Controls Rebates
Idaho Power offers rebates on energy-efficient air conditioning units, heat pumps, economizers, evaporative coolers, fans, pumps, thermostats, and automated control systems.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Motors and Controls Rebates
Idaho Power offers rebates on energy-efficient motors and control systems.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Net Metering Program
Idaho Power’s Net Metering program allows customers to install small-scale, renewable generation projects on their property and connect to Idaho Power’s electrical grid. The purpose of the program is to enable customers to offset their electricity usage. Customers generating more electricity than they use can earn a credit on their Idaho Power bill.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Plug Load Rebates
Idaho Power offers rebates on various equipment and appliances that are simply plugged into a wall socket.
Program Sponsor: Idaho Power

Energy Conservation Tips
Intermountain Gas Company offers a brochure to help its customers identify energy conservation opportunities.
Program Sponsor: Intermountain Gas Company

High-Efficiency Gas Furnace Rebate Program
The Gas Heating Rebate Program encourages conservation through the use of modern, high-efficiency natural gas heating equipment by providing a financial incentive to new customers when they convert from another energy source to natural gas. A cash rebate of $200 per heating unit is available when customers convert to a high efficiency natural gas furnace. Some conditions apply.
Program Sponsor: Intermountain Gas Company

Commercial and Industrial Efficiency Programs
The cooperative offers lighting rebates to its commercial members. Its industrial members are eligible for rebates if they install other energy-efficient lighting and equipment.
Program Sponsor: Kootenai Electric Cooperative

ComLite Commercial Lighting Program
Lower Valley Energy ComLite Commercial Lighting program provides an incentive to upgrade existing lighting with energy-efficient lighting systems.
Program Sponsor: Lower Valley Energy

ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebate Program
Lower Valley Energy offers rebates on qualified ENERGY STAR® appliances.
Program Sponsor: Lower Valley Energy

Geothermal Heat Pump Rebate
Customers who install a geothermal heat pump will receive up to a $3,000 rebate from Lower Valley Energy.
Program Sponsor: Lower Valley Energy

Solar Rebate Program
Lower Valley Energy will provide a $400+ rebate to residential and commercial customers who install photovoltaic and/or solar water heater collectors in its service territory.
Program Sponsor: Lower Valley Energy

Energy Management Certification Programs
Located in Portland, this organization provides energy educational opportunities to everyone in the Northwest. The organization provides general information and certification programs including the following topics: building energy use, building envelope, insulation, HVAC systems, controls, energy assessments, and operations and maintenance.
Program Sponsor: Northwest Energy Education Institute

Energy Training Calendar
These business training programs are designed to help industrial facilities learn how to become more energy efficient. Topics include compressed air systems, pumping systems, and industrial refrigeration systems.
Program Sponsor: Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Green Tags Program
Northwest Solar Cooperative, a nonprofit organization managed by Cascade Solar Consulting, buys Green Tags at 2 cents per kWh for a system up to 50 kW in size. Photo-voltaic or small wind-generation systems qualify.
Program Sponsor: Northwest Solar Cooperative

Agricultural Irrigation Pump Incentives
Rocky Mountain Power offers rebates for energy-efficient irrigation pumps.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Agricultural Motors Incentives
Rocky Mountain Power offers financial incentives for the purchase of energy-efficient agricultural motors.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Cool Keeper Program
Rocky Mountain Power commercial customers in Utah are eligible to receive a free Cool Keeper Web-Programmable Thermostat or Cool Keeper Digital Cycling Unit.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Dairy/Farm Equipment Incentives
Rocky Mountain Power offers rebates and engineering services to develop energy-efficient dairy and farm processes and equipment.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Efficiency Programs & Incentives
Through the wattsmart program, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming can access several rebate programs and other incentives to help reduce energy costs and save money.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Energy Exchange
Energy Exchange is a voluntary load-reduction program designed for customers with at least one megawatt of connected load. Customers in the program are contacted to reduce their usage at certain times due to power supply issues. In turn, the utility will pay the company money for its reduced energy use.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Energy FinAnswer- New Facilities & Major Renovations
The utility performs a detailed energy analysis and then awards rebates according to the predicted amount of energy saved. An incentive agreement is signed prior to the customer purchasing the products in question.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Energy FinAnswer- Retrofit Projects
The utility is offering technical assistance and financial incentives to commercial and industrial customers wishing to make energy efficient retro fits. The rate of rebate is $0.12 per kWh annual savings plus $50 per kW average monthly demand reduction, capped at 50% of construction costs.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Energy Profiler Online
The Energy Profiler Online tool allows customers to assess a variety of information about their electricity usage and determine savings.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

FinAnswer® Express
The FinAnswer Express program includes incentives and technical expertise for lighting, motors, HVAC and other equipment upgrades that increase electric energy efficiency and exceed code requirements.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

PowerForward
In order to conserve energy on "high power" days, the PowerForward program informs Utah businesses when to use less power. Participants qualify for financial incentives.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Recommissioning Program
The utility provides a complete energy audit of a facility to identify ways to make existing systems more energy efficient. The auditor will also make suggestions for upgrading equipment that is eligible for rebates.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Self-Direction Credit Program
This program is targeted to large commercial and industrial customers in Utah. The utility enables those customers to fund projects at their facilities to reduce energy consumption. Once these systems are implemented, customers will receive a credit on their utility bills that will offset the Customer Efficiency Service Charge.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Small Commercial FinAnswer Express
The FinAnswer Express program includes incentives and technical expertise for lighting, motors, HVAC, and other equipment upgrades that increase electric energy efficiency and exceed code requirements.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Tools & Resources
Rocky Mountain Power provides a variety of tools and resources to assist business customers in saving energy and money.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Water Distribution Equipment Incentives
Rocky Mountain Power offers financial incentives for energy-efficient water distribution equipment or upgrades.
Program Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power

Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): Oregon State Unversity
Small and medium-sized manufacturers who meet Oregon State University requirements are eligible receive a free energy assessment within about 150 miles of its campus.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

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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