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Energy Matters
Free energy management tools and resources.
Program Sponsor: ATMOS energy

Industrial/Commercial Services
Blue Grass Energy offers a number of services to its commercial and industrial customers, including assistance with power quality, power factor correction, distributed generation, energy management systems and exterior lighting.
Program Sponsor: Blue Grass Energy

Commercial Advanced Lighting Program
Clark Energy now offers energy efficient programs targeting the commercial and industrial sectors. The Commercial Advanced Lighting Program including LED offers incentives to commercial and industrial customers who install high efficiency lamps and ballasts in their facilities. To be eligible, the facility and its lighting system must have been in service for at least two years, is expected to continue being in business for another two years after retrofit is complete, and must have its normal lighting load on for at least 50 hours per week. Eligible businesses may qualify for a rebate of $213 for each kW of lighting load reduction for a maximum incentive of $2,000 (9.38 kW).
Program Sponsor: Clark Energy Cooperative

Commercial Energy Audits
This utility offers free commercial energy audits to help businesses reduce their energy costs.
Program Sponsor: Clark Energy Cooperative

Industrial Compressed Air Program
Clark Energy now offers an energy efficient program targeting industrial compressed air. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that compressed air systems account for 10% of all electricity used in the industrial sector. The program includes: (1) training of plant staff; (2) a detailed system assessment of the plant's compressed air system including written findings and recommendations, and (3) incentives for capital-intensive improvements. Eligible industries may qualify for incentives of $150 for each kW of reduction in compressed air leakage load to a maximum of $4,000 (26.67 kW load reduction).
Program Sponsor: Clark Energy Cooperative

Energy Solution
Partner with the Columbia Gas team to discover customized energy solutions for your facility.
Program Sponsor: Columbia Gas of Kentucky

Commercial Energy Audit
Cumberland Valley has teamed with Envision Energy Services to offer free on-site commercial energy audits.
Program Sponsor: Cumberland Valley RECC

Cooling Incentive
Duke Energy provides cooling incentives to commercial and industrial companies to help them make their systems operate more efficiently.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Energy Assessments
Duke Energy's Energy Assessments can help your business identify ways to lower energy costs by improving your facility's energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Energy Profiler Online
Energy Profiler Online (EPO) is one of the leading Web-based tools to help customers effectively track and manage their electric usage.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

EnergyStar Commercial Clothes Washers Incentive
ENERGY STAR commercial washers for laundry facilities save a significant amount of money over the length of the contract and also provide residents with the best laundry performance possible. In addition to saving money over time, Duke Energy provides a maximum incentives payment of $50,000 per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) per facility for all eligible technologies combined.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Foodservices Incentive
Duke Energy provides a maximum incentives payment of $50,000 per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) per facility for all eligible technologies combined, which include Vending Equipment Controller, Anti-Sweat Heater Controls, Head Pressure Controls, Night Covers for Displays, Energy Efficient Ice Machines, and Efficient Refrigeration Condensers.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Lighting Incentive
Duke Energy provides rebates to business customers to upgrade their lighting systems.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Motor/Pump Incentive
Duke Energy provides rebates to industrial and commercial customers to help them move to high-efficiency NEMA Premium™ motors that can provide significant energy and money savings.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Online Business Energy Analysis
Free online energy analysis tool to help businesses manage costs and improve energy use.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Processes Incentive
Duke Energy provides a maximum incentives payment of $50,000 per fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) per facility for all eligible technologies combined, which include Barrel Wraps, Pellet Dryer Duct Insulation, and Engineered Nozzles.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Smart $aver Incentive Program
Duke Energy offers a variety of incentives through its “Smart $aver Incentive Program” for commercial and industrial customers that install energy-efficient equipment in their facilities. Eligible technologies, with varying rebate amounts, include lighting equipment, cooling equipment, motors, pumps, food service equipment, and manufacturing process equipment.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.

Commercial Energy Audit
Grayson Rural Electric will conduct a walkthrough of a commercial facility or residential property to identify ways to make the facility more energy-efficient.
Program Sponsor: Grayson Rural Electric

Electric Thermal Storage
Grayson Rural Electric offers rebates for the purchase of an energy-efficient electric thermal storage system.
Program Sponsor: Grayson Rural Electric

Technical Assistance
Some of the engineering and technical services offerings available are: HVAC and water heater analysis, lighting assistance and recommendations, power quality/factor assistance and recommendations, energy audits, demand side management recommendations, infrared scanning services, ultrasonic testing, residential technical assistance, meter testing/load profile, and geothermal test bores.
Program Sponsor: Hopkinsville Electric System

Commercial Energy Suite
Jackson Purchase Energy offers a commercial energy calculator, as well as information on energy systems and demand management.
Program Sponsor: Jackson Purchase Energy Corp.

Commercial and Industrial Services
Kenergy provides a variety of products and services for commercial and industrial customers to ensure their long-term success. These services include energy-use and operational assessments, technology evaluations, power factor correction, power quality assessments, and lighting incentives.
Program Sponsor: Kenergy

Kentucky Environmental Stewardship Act
This tax incentive is for companies manufacturing products that have a substantial positive impact on human health and the environment. A KESA approved company is eligible to receive a 100 percent credit against the Kentucky tax liability generated by the project. The tax incentive is available for recovery over a 10-year period.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development Department of Financial Incentives

Kentucky Reinvestment Act (KRA)
Provides tax credits to any existing Kentucky company engaged in manufacturing and related functions on a permanent basis for a reasonable period of time who will be investing in eligible equipment and related costs of at least $2,500,000.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development Department of Financial Incentives

Tax Credit for Renewable Energy Facilities
The tax credit allows approved facilities to receive a credit up to 100% of Kentucky income tax and the limited liability tax for projects that construct, retrofit or upgrade facilities that generate power from renewable resources.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development Department of Financial Incentives

Renewable Energy Tax Credit (Corporate)
Kentucky corporate taxpayers may take a 30% state income tax credit for certain solar, wind and geothermal installations equipment installed on commercial property.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Department of Revenue

Incentives for Energy Independence Act (IEIA)
This state-administered program offers tax refunds and credits to any company that constructs, retrofits, or upgrades a facility. It is available for up to 25 years, up to a maximum of 50% of the capital investment.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority

Energy Audit Program
Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center will conduct a walkthrough of an industrial facility to identify ways to make the facility more energy-efficient.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Commercial Energy Audit
The utility will conduct a walkthrough of a commercial facility to identify ways to make a facility more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Utilities

Commercial Energy Calculator
The Commercial Energy Calculator provides estimates of energy usage and costs based on your inputs. It also presents a comparison of three efficiency levels for each calculation.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Utilities

Commercial Rebate Program
The Commercial Rebate Program offers a cash incentive to commercial customers to replace aging, less efficient equipment. The program is designed to encourage customers to operate their facilities more efficiently. Rebates will be available for high-efficiency lighting, motors/pumps, and refrigeration.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Utilities

Demand Conservation Program
This program is designed to reduce energy consumption during high-use periods. The utility will temporarily power down heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and water heaters during peak periods. Companies will receive a $20 annual credit for enrolling in the program.
Program Sponsor: Kentucky Utilities

Commercial Energy Audit
Louisville Gas and Electric will conduct a walkthrough of a commercial facility to identify ways to make the facility more energy-efficient.
Program Sponsor: Louisville Gas and Electric

Commercial Energy Suite
Commercial Energy Suite provides energy tools and resources, such as an energy calculator and a tool to help customers understand their energy demand.
Program Sponsor: Louisville Gas and Electric

Commercial Rebate Program
The LG&E/KU Commercial Rebate Program offers our commercial customers a cash incentive to replace aging, less efficient equipment. The program is designed to encourage customers to operate their facilities more efficiently. Rebates will be available for high-efficiency lighting, motors/pumps and refrigeration.
Program Sponsor: Louisville Gas and Electric

Demand Conservation Program
This program is designed to reduce energy consumption during high-use periods. The utility will temporarily power down HVAC and water heaters during peak periods. Companies will receive a $20 annual credit for enrolling in the program.
Program Sponsor: Louisville Gas and Electric

Commercial & Industrial Services
Meade County RECC provides services to aid existing and potential commercial/industrial consumers in improving energy efficiency, rates, proper sizing of facilities, and surge protection.
Program Sponsor: Meade County RECC

Commercial Energy Calculator
Meade County RECC offers an online energy audit for your business' facility using their commercial energy calculator.
Program Sponsor: Meade County RECC

HVAC SAVE Training Program
The SAVE program is a regional HVAC contractor training and certification initiative based on National Comfort Institute (NCI) principles. This training teaches the skills necessary to determine actual effective efficiency of any functioning HVAC system and includes hands on demonstrations on how to perform critical HVAC diagnostics.
Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Lighting Program
Rebates are provided for the purchase of energy-efficient lighting.
Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Midwest Industrial Initiative
The Midwest Industrial Initiative serves as a regional network for state, local and utility efficiency programs and professionals creating a one-stop shop that links industrials with policy and program best practices to make more informed decisions about the advantages of installing energy-efficient technologies and processes.
Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Flexible Loans for Solar Water Heaters
The Kentucky Solar Partnership (KSP) and the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) offer flexible financing and technical support for the installation of solar water heating systems.
Program Sponsor: Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED)

Professional Certification and Equipment Microloan
This loan is perfect for individuals and businesses seeking certification by BPI, NABCEP, AEE and other nationally recognized energy efficiency and renewable energy training organizations. Loans of up to $10,000 are also available for energy efficiency projects and equipment purchases.
Program Sponsor: Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED)

Commercial & Industrial Services
Owen Electric provides a wide range of services to its commercial and industrial customers and can provide these services to commercial and industrial customers that are not members of the Cooperative. Services include power quality assessments, energy management systems assistance and infrared maintenance surveys.
Program Sponsor: Owen Electric Cooperative

Commercial Energy Audit
Paducah Power System will conduct a walkthrough of an industrial facility to identify ways to make the facility more energy-efficient.
Program Sponsor: Paducah Power System

Heating and Air/Insulation Loans
The utility is offering 7 percent fixed-rate loans toward the purchase of an HVAC system or other sort of insulating measure. The loan term is up to seven years with a maximum loan amount of $7,500.
Program Sponsor: Paducah Power System

Commercial Loan Program
Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative offers its non-residential customers financing for energy efficiency improvements. Customers may borrow up to $25,000 to increase the efficiency of their facilities. The interest rate of the loan is fixed over the life of the loan, which can be up to five years.
Program Sponsor: Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative

Comprehensive Services Program
Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative will conduct a walkthrough of a commercial or industrial facility to identify ways to make the facility more energy-efficient.
Program Sponsor: Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative

Heat Pump Rebate
Russellville Electric Plant Board provides incentives of $25 to $300 available toward the purchase of an electric heat pump.
Program Sponsor: Russellville Electric Plant Board

Loan for Heat Pump Purchase
Russellville Electric Plant Board is offering a 7 percent interest loan toward the purchase of an electric heat pump. The loan term is up to ten years.
Program Sponsor: Russellville Electric Plant Board

Gas to Electric Conversions
Rebates are available for conversions from a gas-powered heating/cooling system to an electric system.
Program Sponsor: Salt River Electric

Energy Right Incentives Program - Alabama
The TVA offers the Energy Right Incentives Program to large commercial and industrial facilities. Administrators take a baseline of pre-installation demand and compare it to post-installation measurements to determine the financial incentive amount in kilowatt hour values. The incentives program is offered along with complimentary energy assessments and reviews to determine potential areas for savings.
Program Sponsor: Tennessee Valley Authority

Energy Right Incentives Program - Kentucky
The Tennessee Valley Authority offers assessments and recommendations on lighting, HVAC, power quality, power factor, infrared scanning, industrial expansion, and demand-side management.
Program Sponsor: Tennessee Valley Authority

Energy Right Incentives Program - Tennessee
TVA offers the Energy Right Incentives Program (CEAI) to large commercial and industrial facilities. Administrators take a baseline of pre-installation demand and compare it to post-installation measurements to determine the financial incentive amount in kilowatt hour values. The incentives program is offered along with complimentary energy assessments and reviews to determine potential areas for savings.
Program Sponsor: Tennessee Valley Authority

Generation Partners - Kentucky
Generation Partners supports businesses that install small-scale renewable generating sources (solar panels or wind turbines, for example) on their property. Generation Partners participants defray the cost of their renewable systems and lower their monthly energy bills through the revenue they receive from the sale of the green power.
Program Sponsor: Tennessee Valley Authority

Green Power Switch Program
Green Power Switch® is a green power pricing program that provides technical support and incentives for the installation of renewable generation systems.
Program Sponsor: Tennessee Valley Authority

Heat Pump Financing
TVA, in conjunction with local utilities, will offer a low-interest loan for the purchase and installation of a heat pump. The loan term is up to 10 years.
Program Sponsor: Tennessee Valley Authority

Indiana University — Purdue University Indianapolis Industrial Assessment Center (IAC)
The Indiana University — Purdue University Indianapolis 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

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

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): University of Dayton
The University of Dayton IAC provides eligible small-and medium-sized manufacturers within about 150 miles of its campus with free energy assessments.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): West Virginia University
The West Virginia University IAC provides no-cost assessments to small- and mid-sized manufacturers within about 150 miles of its campus, identifying opportunities to save energy, reduce waste, and improve productivity.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Commercial/Industrial Services
Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation offers a variety of commercial/industrial services including: electric bill analysis, energy management audits, and special engineering services.
Program Sponsor: Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation

Energy Management Audits
Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation offers industrial and commercial customers energy audits of their facilities. An energy specialist will examine existing systems and identify ways to make them more energy-efficient.
Program Sponsor: Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation

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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