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Center for Applied Research and Technology
Partners have access to a wide range of benefits, from public relations to technology assessments.
Program Sponsor: Central Michigan University

Business Rebates
Rebates cover most upgrades that reduce electrical consumption. Common applications include high-efficiency lighting, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment, motors/pumps/drives, refrigeration, food service equipment, and control technology.
Program Sponsor: Cherryland Electric Cooperative

Commercial Audit Service
A nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting clean energy technologies. The Commercial Audit Services program provides benchmarking, as well as building performance analysis to commercial buildings including retail, office, warehouse, factory, and many others.
Program Sponsor: Clean Energy Coalition

Custom Measures Rebate
Consumers Energy offers an opportunity to be compensated for any qualifying measures that reduce natural gas and/or electricity usage. The incentive amount is $0.08 per kilowatt hour saved or $5.00 per 1,000 cubic feet. There is a maximum of $200,000 per facility per year for custom incentives.
Program Sponsor: Consumers Energy

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Equipment Rebate
Rebates are available to nonresidential through the utility on the purchase of energy efficient HVAC equipment.
Program Sponsor: Consumers Energy

Lighting Measures Rebate
The utility offers rebates to non-residential customers on a variety of energy efficient lighting devices.
Program Sponsor: Consumers Energy

Miscellaneous Measures Rebate
The utility offers rebates to non-residential customers on a variety of miscellaneous equipment, including vending machines, ice machines, heater controls, and spray nozzles.
Program Sponsor: Consumers Energy

Motor Rebate
Rebates are available to nonresidential customers through the utility on the purchase of energy-efficient motors.
Program Sponsor: Consumers Energy

Water Heater Rebate
Rebates are available to commercial customers on the purchase of energy-efficient water heaters.
Program Sponsor: Consumers Energy

Energy and Environmental Programs - Financial
The center offers loans to finance energy efficiency and pollution prevention projects.
Program Sponsor: Delta Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency Center

Energy and Environmental Programs - Technical
The center offers energy and water assessments, case studies, and greenhouse gas emissions analysis.
Program Sponsor: Delta Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency Center

Custom Incentives
Commercial and industrial customers can save energy and money with DTE Energy's customized incentives for energy efficiency projects. If your business has an energy saving project that doesn't fall under the Prescriptive Incentive Program, the project may qualify for a custom incentive.
Program Sponsor: DTE Energy

Energy Efficiency Directory
This utility offers an Energy Efficiency Directory, allowing industrial customers to look for energy efficiency products and services in the customer's county.
Program Sponsor: DTE Energy

Free Programmable Thermostat
DTE offers commercial and industrial customers a free programmable thermostat that allows businesses to customize temperature control in a facility to coordinate with occupancy.
Program Sponsor: DTE Energy

New Construction and Renovation Program
Whole Building Design Incentives offer building owners constructing non-residential projects a comprehensive approach to energy efficiency enhancements and high performance building design. Whether constructing a new building, expanding an existing building, changing the use of a space, or adding a new load, DTE's Whole Building Design program can help your business reduce its total building energy consumption.
Program Sponsor: DTE Energy

Prescriptive Incentive Program
Incentives are available for an array of energy saving technologies, both electric and gas. Choose from a prescriptive menu of projects with pre-set incentives, including energy-efficient lighting, motors and drives, controls, heating ventilation and air conditioning, refrigeration and more.
Program Sponsor: DTE Energy

Advanced Building
This program offers technical resources and information on how to build an energy-efficient new facility.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Back of the Envelope Calculator
This online tool for commercial and industrial managers helps analyze energy use throughout a facility.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Comprehensive Education Programs and Services
The Energy Center of Wisconsin holds several training sessions and events to increase knowledge of industrial efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Energy Efficiency Assistance
The Energy Center of Wisconsin offers technical assistance, energy analysis, training, resources, and fact sheets.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Energy Efficiency Library
This online library houses more than 6,500 resources on energy efficiency for commercial and industrial managers.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

Industrial Technology Fact Sheets
These fact sheets on energy efficiency are available for industrial managers.
Program Sponsor: Energy Center of Wisconsin

C&I Prescriptive Program
The Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Prescriptive Program provides financial incentives to Great Lakes Energy’s C&I members for the installation of qualified energy-efficient measures. .
Program Sponsor: Great Lakes Energy

Commercial and Industrial Energy Optimization Program
Great Lakes Energy is offering an energy optimization program to help large commercial and industrial members save energy and save money.
Program Sponsor: Great Lakes Energy

Prototype Development Center
The program provides services that help small businesses compete in a global economy and enhance economic growth, including manufacturing process optimization, assessments, and continuous improvement activities.
Program Sponsor: Lake Superior State University

GreenWise Electric Power Program
The GreenWise Electric Power Program allows your business to purchase electricity from renewable sources for the price of $7.50 per 250 kilowatt hour block.
Program Sponsor: Lansing Board of Water & Light

Professional Development Center
PDC services include lean manufacturing/production, project management, and consulting in a variety of areas.
Program Sponsor: Lawrence Technological University

Retired Engineer Technical Assistance Program
Businesses with 500 or fewer employees in Michigan are eligible for no-cost pollution prevention and energy efficiency assessments conducted by teams of retired engineers.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, & Economic Growth

State Energy Program
The program provides energy audits to small industrial operations and will offer financial assistance to those businesses wanting to implement measures discovered during the course of the energy audit.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, & Economic Growth

Pollution Prevention Program
The program provides pollution prevention technical assistance to manufacturers in the automotive, chemical, metal finishing, and pulp and paper industry sectors.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Small Business Pollution Prevention Loan Program
Loans of up to $400,000 at an interest rate of 5% or less are available to existing independently owned businesses with 500 or fewer full-time employees. Projects must either eliminate or reduce waste at the business location (source reduction), result in environmentally sound reuse and recycling of an applicant's generated wastes, conserve energy or water on-site, or be classified as a qualified agricultural energy production system.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Alternative Energy Personal Property Tax Exemption
Facilities generating renewable energy are exempt from paying additional property taxes as a result of the renewable equipment.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Michigan Business Incentive Programs
Under the program, businesses are encouraged to invest in Michigan through numerous tax credits and a lower overall tax burden. Tax credits are available for R&D expenditures, Brownfield redevelopment,creating a significant number of jobs, and investing in the creation of alternative energy.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Michigan Business Tax Incentive Program
The MBT offers incentives for new and existing firms. Credits are allowed for Michigan-based compensation costs, capital purchases, R&D expenditures, and property taxes paid on purchased industrial personal property.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Education and Services
Michigan Energy Options is a nonprofit organization that implements energy efficiency education and service programs throughout the state of Michigan. Programs range from educational materials to free energy assessments.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Energy Options

Commercial and Industrial Rebates
Custom and Prescriptive rebate programs are available on qualified energy efficiency items such as high efficiency boilers and furnaces.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Gas Utilities

Savings Calculators
Michigan Gas Utilities offers a variety of online savings calculators to help your business choose energy-efficient equipment and calculate estimated energy savings.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Gas Utilities

Energy Information
The organization offers education, training, and outreach to its members.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Manufacturers Association

Energy Assessments
No-cost energy assessments are available for small- to mid-sized manufacturing plants. Those conducting the assessments offer recommendations on how to use energy more effectively.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

Energy Efficiency Grant Program
The Low-Income and Energy Efficiency Fund provides periodic grants to support the implementation of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in the state. Restrictions are specific to individual Requests for Proposals.
Program Sponsor: Michigan Public Service Commission

Industry Testing Program
The program provides research and testing for companies on a fee-for-service basis. Sophisticated instrumentation is available for analysis, processing, fabrication, and characterization of materials.
Program Sponsor: Michigan State University

Commercial Prescriptive Program

This program provides incentives to Midwest Energy Cooperative's commercial and industrial customers for most common energy efficiency equipment used in businesses including but not limited to lighting, motors, and drives, controls, HVAC, refrigeration, and food service equipment.


Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Cooperative

WVPA Commercial & Industrial HVAC Incentive
Midwest Energy Cooperative, as a member of the Wabash Valley Power Association, offers financial incentives to commercial and industrial members for installing energy efficient HVAC systems.

Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Cooperative

WVPA Commercial & Industrial Lighting Incentive
Midwest Energy Cooperative, as a member of the Wabash Valley Power Association, offers financial incentives to commercial and industrial members for installing energy efficient lighting and controls.
Program Sponsor: Midwest Energy Cooperative

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

Michigan Saves
The program finances the installation of energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades with no upfront cost to utility customers.
Program Sponsor: Public Sector Consultants

Center for Manufacturing Improvement
The center is dedicated to helping manufacturers in the Saginaw Valley achieve goals with leading edge training and support.
Program Sponsor: Saginaw Valley State University

Key Account Executives
SEMCO Energy has a team of trained account executives that specializes in maximizing a customer's energy efficiency decisions. Account managers can assist customers by identifying potential sites for new facilities and providing information on equipment vendors and the latest equipment, as well as assisting with energy management issues.
Program Sponsor: SEMCO Energy

Commercial and Industrial Program - Prescriptive
Thumb Electric Cooperative offers prescriptive rebates on energy-efficient lighting; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; motors, fans, pumps, and drives; water heaters; refrigeration; food service equipment; and controls.
Program Sponsor: Thumb Electric Cooperative

Commercial and Industrial Programs - Custom
The Custom Program covers innovative and unique energy-efficient equipment not covered under the Prescriptive Program. Incentives are based upon forecasted kilowatt-hour energy reductions.
Program Sponsor: Thumb Electric Cooperative

Energy Audits
The cooperative offers free energy audits to businesses in order to help reduce energy costs.
Program Sponsor: Thumb Electric Cooperative

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

Midwest Combined Heat and Power Application Center
The center's objective is to make combined heat and power (CHP) applications commercially available. The center will work with a plant to see if CHP can help improve process efficiency.
Program Sponsor: University of Illinois at Chicago Energy Resources

Business-Specific Advice
The utility offers a resource library with information specific to each business type in order to make it easier for customers to manage energy costs.
Program Sponsor: Upper Peninsula Power Company

Rebate Program
Rebates are available on qualified energy-efficient items such as high-efficiency boilers and furnaces. Both prescriptive and custom rebates are available.
Program Sponsor: Upper Peninsula Power Company

Savings Calculators
The Savings Calculators will help customers pick out energy efficient appliances and calculate the estimated savings.
Program Sponsor: Upper Peninsula Power Company

Technology Commercialization Program
The program provides a portal to technologies, resources, and faculty expertise. Interactions with industry include faculty consultants, industry sponsored research, collaborative academic/industry/government research partnerships, and access of industry to state-of-the-art facilities.
Program Sponsor: Wayne State University

Economic Development
This utility offers businesses technical services, such as power quality services, energy conservation financing, and new construction technical assistance.
Program Sponsor: Wisconsin Public Power

Business Customers Programs
WPPI Energy offers an array of programs and services, including financial incentives, to help commercial and business customers make efficiency improvements.
Program Sponsor: WPPI Energy

Request for Proposal for Energy Efficiency Projects

Funding is made available for a variety of energy efficiency projects. The RFP seeks large efficiency projects that reduce annual total energy consumption by 100,000 kilowatt-hours or more, and/or projects that will reduce the on-peak electrical demand by at least 20 kilowatts from 1pm to 4pm during the months of June, July, and August. Proposals may include multiple energy saving measures.


Program Sponsor: WPPI 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 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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