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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

Demand Response
Hess Demand Response offers customers an opportunity to generate recurring revenue. Customers earn money by committing to reduce electricity usage the few times a year when their local power grid is at its peak, or when there is a significant spike in energy prices. For this commitment to reduce usage, Hess will pay customers every month. When they fulfill their commitment during a demand response event, Hess will pay them even more.
Program Sponsor: Hess Energy

Hess C-Neutral
This program helps businesses become leaders in environmental stewardship and consumer advocates. Businesses have the option to bundle natural gas, electricity, and/or fuel oil with carbon offset credits, making their total energy purchase 100% carbon neutral.
Program Sponsor: Hess Energy

Renewable Energy Certificates
An organization can play an important role in supporting renewable energy by purchasing Renewable Energy Certificates from Hess. An organization's green power purchase can range from 1% to 100% of its electricity usage.
Program Sponsor: Hess Energy

Demand Response
Demand Response programs compensate large electricity users for reducing consumption when market prices are high or demand is high and system reliability is at risk. Users may choose from among different options designed to fit their needs.
Program Sponsor: ISO New England Inc.

ENERGYsmart Library
ENERGYsmart Library is an online source for information about energy topics and technologies to inform people about the energy used in businesses. Site visitors can search for information on a particular topic or find answers to commonly asked questions.
Program Sponsor: KeySpan Energy Delivery

The Business Energy Library
The Business Energy Library is a great resource for customers to learn more about specific energy efficient technologies and practices.
Program Sponsor: KeySpan Energy Delivery

Free Electrical Energy Audits and Power Quality Monitoring
Littleton's largest industrial customers are taking advantage of free electrical energy audits and power quality monitoring to help improve competitiveness in the marketplace.
Program Sponsor: Littleton Light & Power

Industrial Customer Incentives
Littleton's largest industrial customers are taking advantage of free electrical energy audits and power quality monitoring to help make our largest users more competitive in their own marketplace.
Program Sponsor: Littleton Light & Power

Building Practices & Demonstration Program
National Grid is offering the opportunity for commercial customers to showcase energy-saving potential by helping to pay the cost to install new or underutilized, commercially available energy-saving technologies. Eligible technologies include: energy recovery devices; advanced combustion controls; building energy management systems; desiccant units; infrared space heating equipment; infrared process heating equipment; and almost any other new equipment, processes or techniques that save energy.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Business Energy Analyzer
This program provides free customized energy analysis to build an energy-saving action plan that's uniquely fit for a business.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Business Energy Library
This free ENERGYsmart library provides online energy and technologies resources to help users learn more about the energy used in businesses; it includes the following topics: heating, cooling, lighting, weatherization, water heating, food storage, light industrial, and ENERGY STAR.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Buyers Alliance
Discounted pricing on qualified energy-efficient lighting products is available to customers that participate in the energy-efficiency lighting program. Extended lamp and ballast warranties beyond those from the manufacturers are available at no charge.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Commercial Energy Efficiency Program
The Commercial Energy Efficiency Program provides support services and incentives to encourage commercial customers to install energy-efficient features related to natural gas. National Grid will help fund the recommended energy-saving measures by offering rebates based on projected savings. National Grid also offers custom incentives for projects that demonstrate the use of natural gas more efficiently than industry practices, and/or more efficiently than the minimum building code requirements.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Demand Response
Demand Response (DR) programs help reduce energy costs and can also help system integrity for a few critical hours during the year. If a business can control loads in its facility, it may want to participate in the price response program or enter into the forward capacity market through a demand response provider.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Economic Development Gas Rate (EDGAR)
National Grid's Economic Development Gas Rate (EDGAR) may be available to commercial or industrial customers that meet National Grid's eligibility requirements for the following programs: Business Incentive Rate (BIR) and Area Development Rate (ADR). The discount is applicable to new or incremental gas consumption and is applied to accounts that are billed by firm and temperature controlled rate tariffs. The discount will consist of a rate reduction of up to 50% for a period of 12 years and phasing out by 25% each year from years 13 through 15 until the rate is returned to the standard tariff in year 16.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Economic Redevelopment Program
National Grid offers additional funding for projects that provide excellent energy saving opportunities and also have a strong economic impact in the community. Funding is based on therm savings, with an additional amount determined from the broader benefits of the project. A completed application outlining the benefits of the project is required for acceptance into the program. These projects must be located in areas designated for economic redevelopment. Incentives are available up to 50% of the project cost or $100,000.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Energy Consulting Services
National Grid offers integrated solutions specialized in resolving energy issues in today's deregulated environment.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Engineering & Design Services
National Grid provides engineering, planning, building design, and environmental compliance services.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Enhanced Metering
National Grid will upgrade existing metering to include a meter equipped with a modem that will collect electricity usage data every 15 minutes, or one that is equipped with a pulse output for use with a company's own energy management system.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Existing Structure: Variable-Speed Drive Incentives
Variable-speed drive rebates range from $1,500 for a 5HP motor to $6,300 for a 1000HP motor.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Financing Solutions For Natural Gas Equipment
National Grid can help finance the decision to install clean and efficient natural gas equipment. National Grid has partnered with major financial institutions that offer reduced interest rate loans and leases for preferred qualified commercial/industrial customers, as well as multi-family buildings. Terms typically range from 12 to 60 months and can go as long as 84 months. National Grid lenders and leases will provide customized service at a place of business and waive most fees. The ease of this program, coupled with potential tax savings, will help a business grow. Using energy-efficient equipment will also help customers save on the hidden costs associated with other fuels, such as pumps, motors, filters, and high maintenance costs.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Green Buildings Services
National Grid Business Solutions supports commercial and industrial customers with a full range of Green Building Services.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Industrial Building Redevelopment
The Industrial Building Assistance program provides grants of up to $250,000 to building owners undertaking efforts to retrofit the interior electric and gas infrastructure required to convert these buildings to multi-tenant industrial use. The grants will be made through local industrial development agencies or other quasi public development corporations.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

New Construction: Compressed Air Rebates
National Grid offers rebates for air compressors and dryers in new construction.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

New Construction: Custom Rebates
This program is designed to provide incentives for the implementation of energy-saving measures that do not fall under any other category.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

New Construction: HVAC Rebates
National Grid is offering rebates for the purchase of energy-efficient HVAC systems. Rebates are available for air controlled air-controlled and water-controlled chillers.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

New Construction: Lighting and Control Rebates
Rebates of up to $100 are available for the installation of energy-efficient lighting in new construction projects.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

New Construction: MotorUp Program
Incentives are available for the purchase of energy-efficient motors. Incentive amounts vary based on a motor's horsepower. Motors with 1HP are eligible for incentives of $45, while motors with 200HP can yield rebates of $630 to $700.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

New Construction: Variable-Speed Drives Incentives
Variable-speed drive incentives range from $900 for a 5HP motor to $1,800 for a 20HP motor.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Power Quality Enhancements Program
This program offers financial incentives to qualified customers for the installation of power quality mitigation equipment and controls. Qualifying applicants must demonstrate that a facility has a power quality problem that results in production, operational, or quality constraints, including but not limited to downtime and outage costs.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Technical Assistance
The utility will provide design and construction assistance to help a customer build an energy-efficient construction. The utility will also help existing customers identify processes and equipment that should be replaced with newer, more efficient models.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Turnkey Services: Project Expediter Program
Authorized, qualified vendors will inspect facilities for opportunities, recommend appropriate energy-efficiency measures, provide analysis of project economics, maximize benefits of incentive programs, and provide complete installation services.
Program Sponsor: National Grid

Community Solar Lending Program
The Community Lending Program (CLP) was created in May 2009 by New Generation Energy to strengthen low- and middle- income communities through green energy projects that have a high level of environmental, economic, health, and neighborhood-enhancement benefits. All enterprises, nonprofit and for-profit, may apply for a Solar Loan from NGE's Community Lending Program.
Program Sponsor: New Generation Energy

Food Service Energy Efficiency Loan Program
Loans are provided for cooking and refrigeration equipment that is rated and approved by ENERGY STAR®, an international standard for energy efficient products. Loans of up to $10,000 to $15,000 are offered at 5% interest for terms of 1 to 5 years.
Program Sponsor: New Generation Energy

Expanded Business Energy Efficiency Program
This program will provide comprehensive energy audits free of charge to NH-based commercial and industrial companies that are in a position to invest in energy efficiency improvements at their facilities and processes, provide additional special project oversight to companies receiving audits, provide technical assistance to 200 additional companies relating to energy audits and energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning

Industrial Energy Efficiency Program
The State of New Hampshire provides energy efficiency education, training, and technical assistance to businesses through two programs: Industrial Assessment Centers and Industries of the Future.
Program Sponsor: New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning

Commercial & Industrial Renewable Energy Incentive Program
The incentive payment is $1.00 per watt (A/C) for solar electric systems and $0.07/rated or modeled kBtu/year for solar thermal systems and is capped at a maximum of $50,000 or 25% of the total cost of the facility, whichever is less.
Program Sponsor: New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission

Core Energy Efficiency Programs
The State of New Hampshire has established a set of energy efficiency programs designed for statewide implementation in the service territories of the utilities regulated by the Public Utilities Commission. A variety of programs exist, serving residential, commercial, and industrial customers. These include programs for new construction, retrofitting existing structures, and rebate programs for selected lighting and appliances. In addition to the statewide programs, individual utilities run specific programs.
Program Sponsor: New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission

Energy Solutions, Retrofit, and New Equipment or Construction Program
NHsaves is a collaboration of New Hampshire's electric utilities working with the NH Public Utilities Commission and other interested parties. NHsaves provides links and information on how customers can qualify for rebates and other incentives whether the customer is a small or large business.
Program Sponsor: New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Business Loan
The New Hampshire Business Resource Center and Ocean National have partnered to sponsor the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Business Loan Program. This program offers small businesses a reduced interest rate loan for the purchase of structural and equipment improvements that increase energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: NH Business Resource Center

Demand Response Program
The ISO New England Demand Response Programs offer incentive payments to commercial and industrial electricity users for  reducing electricity consumption or operating generation in response to high real-time wholesale electricity prices, or when the reliability of the region's electric grid is stressed. The program Web site contains links to information about the Demand Response Programs, including links for members that are currently enrolled in the programs.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

ENERGY STAR® Lighting
NH Electric Co-Op members wthat purchase energy efficient interior and exterior light bulbs and fixtures can receive rebate coupons redeemable at participating retailers or select lighting products from a mail order or online catalog.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

Fossil Fuel Savings Program
NHEC is offering incentives for commercial and industrial members to save fossil fuels. Typical installations will include energy-efficient boilers, boiler controls, insulation, and weatherization. Rebates are available for 50% of the installed cost up to $5,000 per installation. Members may also be able to take advantage of federal tax credits for energy efficiency improvements.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

Heat Pump Rebates
NHElectric Co-op will offer rebates of up to $4,500 on the installation of Low Temperature Heat Pumps, Hybrid Heat Pumps, Geothermal Heat Pumps and Heat Pump Water Heaters in new home construction applications.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

Large Business Energy Solutions
New Hampshire Electric Co-Op offers incentives for large business customers (100 kW or greater) to increase the energy efficiency of facilities through the Large Business Energy Solutions Program. This program offers prescriptive and custom rebates designed to pay up to 35% of the installed cost, or a buy-down to a 2-year payback, whichever is less.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

New Equipment and Construction Program
New Hampshire Electric Co-Op offers incentives for large business customers (100 kW or greater) to increase the energy efficiency of facilities through the Large Business Energy Solutions Program. This program offers prescriptive and custom rebates designed to pay up to 35% of the installed cost, or a buy-down to a 2-year payback, whichever is less.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

Renewable Energy Efficient Heating System Rebates
New Hampshire Electric Co-op is offering rebates on the installation of qualified renewable energy systems and energy-efficient heating systems in its service territory.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

Small Business Energy Solutions
New Hampshire Electric Co-Op offers incentives for its small commercial customers (less than 100 kW) through its Small Business Energy Solutions Program. The cooperative will conduct a free assessment of a company's energy consumption, recommend efficiency improvements to reduce consumption, and provide rebates of up to 50% toward the cost of implementing the recommendations.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

SmartSTART Energy Efficiency Loan Program
New Hampshire Electric Co-Op's SmartSTART (Savings Through Affordable Retrofit Technologies) Program is a no-money-down option to have energy efficient products installed in a home or business. The cost of the improvements is repaid over time using the savings generated by the products themselves.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

Solar Hot Water Heater Program
New Hampshire Electric Co-op provides rebates up to $1,500 on the installation of a qualified solar water heater system.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

Wind Turbine Incentives
Wind generation technology has become surprisingly affordable and efficient. To stimulate interest in this renewable resource within cooperative's service territory, NHEC is providing incentives of up to $3,500 on the qualified installation of small and medium wind generators. For more details, please see the full program rules and application or call 1-800-698-2007.
Program Sponsor: NH Electric Co-Op

Energy Saving Tips
PSNH's Energy Saving Tips provides information on energy management and a range of efficient technologies for businesses, including lighting, heating, cooling, water heating, motor efficiency, weatherization, refrigeration, and commercial cooking.
Program Sponsor: Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH)

Large Business Retrofit Program
PSNH can help businesses improve the efficiency of theirfacilities through services, including the installation of variable frequency drives, the replacement of motors and air compressors, and lighting upgrades. Rebates and technical assistance are also offered through the Large Business Retrofit Program, including project evaluation, measure identification, equipment monitoring, and energy audits.
Program Sponsor: Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH)

Net Metering - Renewable Rate Program
PSNH's Net Metering Program is available to all PSNH customers, including business customers that are operating a generator with a capacity of 100 kilowatts or less and are using a renewable energy source, such as solar, wind or water, to produce electricity. Under this program, your monthly PSNH bill amount reflects the difference between the power generated and the power used that month.
Program Sponsor: Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH)

New Equipment and Construction Program
PSNH's New Equipment and Construction Program offers prescriptive rebates for energy-efficient lighting; motors; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; chillers; variable frequency drives; and air compressors. The program offers custom rebates to customers that install energy-efficient equipment at a facility. Technical assistance is also offered through the New Equipment and Construction Program. Assistance includes project evaluation that helps facilitate the identification and installation of premium energy efficient equipment and measures.
Program Sponsor: Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH)

Small Business Energy Solutions

The Small Business Energy Solutions program, or "Retrofit" program, is designed for business customers with an average monthly demand of less than 100 kilowatts and who are operating aging and inefficient equipment. This program can help a business get the financial incentives and technical assistance needed to make their workplace more energy efficient. The energy-efficient technologies that are available to replace current equipment as part of this program include the following: energy-efficient fluorescent ballasts, lamps and fixtures; hard-wired and screw-in compact fluorescent systems; high intensity discharge lighting systems; occupancy sensors; programmable thermostats; refrigeration controls; motors; and economizers.


Program Sponsor: Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH)

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): University of Massachusetts
The University of Massachusetts IAC operates within the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Assessments are offered to small- and medium-sized manufacturing plants (Standard Industrial Codes 20-39) in the New England area with gross annual sales of less than $100 million, not more than 500 employees, no in-house energy expert, and energy costs totaling $100,000 to $2.5 million per year.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Energy Efficiency Resources
Unitil provides access to an online energy calculator, energy-savings tips, and ENERGY STAR information.
Program Sponsor: Unitil

Small Business Energy Efficiency Services
Technical and financial assistance is offered to small businesses to help them find ways to become more energy efficient. Energy contractors are made available to complete free facility technical assessments and recommend energy efficiency opportunities. Incentives to cover a portion of the installed cost are made available for prescribed equipment, including lighting, motors, refrigeration and refrigeration controls occupancy sensors, electric hot water measures, and controls for walk-in coolers, air conditioning, and programmable thermostats. Custom projects may also qualify.
Program Sponsor: Unitil

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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