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New Mexico

Net Metering
Columbus Electric offers net metering for customers with distributed generation capabilities.
Program Sponsor: Columbus Electric

Renewable Resources Power Rider
Columbus Electric offers renewable power available in 100 kilowatt hour blocks.
Program Sponsor: Columbus Electric

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

Commercial and Industrial Standard Offer Program
The Commercial and Industrial Standard Offer Program pays incentives to energy efficiency service providers that install energy efficiency measures in commercial or industrial facilities that are located within EPE's Texas service territory.
Program Sponsor: El Paso Electric

El Paso Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Pilot Program
The El Paso Solar PV Pilot Program is designed to help El Paso Electric customers meet a portion of their energy needs with solar electric systems. The program offers financial incentives that help offset the initial cost of installing a solar energy system.
Program Sponsor: El Paso Electric

Energy Library
Electronic information on energy efficiency and conservation is available.
Program Sponsor: El Paso Electric

Large Commercial Solutions Program
The Large Commercial Solutions Program provides technical assistance, public recognition, and financial incentives for projects that improve the energy efficiency of commercial facilities and result in peak kilowatt reduction for El Paso Electric. 
Program Sponsor: El Paso Electric

Renewable Energy Interconnection
El Paso Electric offers electric grid interconnection for customer generated energy from renewable energy systems.
Program Sponsor: El Paso Electric

Small Commercial Incentives
El Paso Electric offers financial incentives for energy efficiency measures that reduce peak kilowatt usage and overall kilowatt hour energy usage.
Program Sponsor: El Paso Electric

Tools, Tips, and Calculators
El Paso Electric offers tools and information for commercial customers to improve energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: El Paso Electric

Adjustable Speed Drive Incentive
Rebates are available for the installation of high-efficiency adjustable speed drives.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Commercial Air Conditioning Incentives
Rebates of $25/ton are available for commercial air conditioning incentives.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Commercial Chiller Incentives
Rebates are available for both air- and water-cooled chillers.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Commercial Heat Pump Rebate
Rebates of up to $350/ton are available for the purchase of a heat pump.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Commercial Lighting Program
Rebates are available for the purchase and installation of energy-efficient lighting. Incentive amounts vary by project.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Custom Incentive Program
Incentives are available for retrofit and new construction on custom high-efficiency equipment upgrades.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Heat Plus Rebate
Rebates of $200 are available for the purchase and installation of electric furnaces, baseboard heat and heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Heat Recovery Ventilation Incentives
Rebates are available for heat recovery ventilators with or without energy (desiccant) wheels.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Water Heater Rebate
A $100 rebate is available for the replacement or new installation of a high-efficiency water heater.
Program Sponsor: Farmers Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Energy Analysis
The utility offers energy analysis services to help commercial customers of various sizes determine an electricity plan that helps them achieve energy goals.
Program Sponsor: Gexa Energy

Energy Analysis
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative provides free energy use analyses of homes and businesses. The audits identify ways to make homes or offices more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: Kit Carson Electric Cooperative

Biodiesel Facilities Tax Credit
The biodiesel blending facility tax credit is valued at 30% of the biodiesel blending equipment's purchase cost plus 30% of the biodiesel blending equipment's installation cost, with total amoun limited to $50,000 at any one facility.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Energy Conservation and Management

Geothermal Ground-Coupled Heat Pump Tax Credit
The New Mexico Geothermal Ground-Coupled Heat Pump Tax Credit will pay up to 30%, of your geothermal ground-coupled heat pump system that is operational subsequent to January 1, 2010, with a $9,000 maximum. This incentive is available for both personal and corporate income taxes for purchase and installation costs for these systems.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Energy Conservation and Management

Property Tax Exemption for Solar Systems
A property tax exemption for solar energy systems is available in New Mexico. At the time of property sale any increase in property value attributed to solar energy systems will be incurred at that time.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Energy Conservation and Management

Solar Gross Receipts Tax Exemption
A gross receipts tax exemption is available for solar energy systems including space heat, hot water, and electricity.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Energy Conservation and Management

Solar Tax Credit
The Solar Tax Credit program allows New Mexico businesses to apply for a tax credit that equals 10% of the purchase and installation cost of solar systems (up to $9,000). The program expires on December 31, 2015.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Energy Conservation and Management

Sustainable Building Tax Credit
A tax credit is available to home or business owners that build energy-efficient homes or commercial facilities. Tax credits are available until 2013.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Energy Conservation and Management

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Bonding Act
NMFA is authorized to issue up to $20 million in bonds to public and private entities to promote the creation and utilization of renewable energy.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Finance Authority

Conservation and Preservation Tax Credits
New Mexico has a number of conservation related tax credits that are given for qualifying efforts to preserve or conserve New Mexico’s cultural, agricultural, and natural resources. Qualifying tax credits may be used against various taxes. Tax credits are available for solar, geothermal heat pump, boidiesel, renewable energy, and sustainable buildings among others.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department

Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit
Tax incentives are available to businesses and individuals that produce renewable energy. Incentives equal $0.01 per kWh of the first 400,000 MWh of electricity produced by the individual or business.
Program Sponsor: New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department

Energy Audit
NORA will provide a free business energy audit.
Program Sponsor: Northern Rio Arriba Electric Cooperative

Advanced Evaporative Cooling Rebate
Nonresidential customers can receive a rebate of up to $500 for the purchase and installation of a high-efficiency evaporative cooling system.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Energy Efficiency Webinars
PNM offers free webinars for businesses to learn about PNM energy efficiency programs and energy management.
Program Sponsor: PNM

High-Efficiency Water Heater Rebate
Small- and medium-volume gas customers can receive a rebate for the purchase of high efficiency tankless and tank water heaters. Tankless water heater rebates are $1.50 per MBtu and tank water heaters are $2.00 per MBtu.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Large Solar PV Program
The utility will credit a customer’s account on a per kilowatt hour basis for energy that a facility generates and consumes on site within a given billing period.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Net Metering
The utility offers a credit to customers that generate more power than they use. The credit is equal to the retail rate of the net power produced.
Program Sponsor: PNM

New Construction Rebates
PNM is offering business electric customers incentives for completing new construction projects that are more energy efficient than required by New Mexico building code.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Online Assessment
PNM offers a free online energy assessment tool for businesses.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Peak Saver Program
The utility's Peak Saver Program is for large commercial or industrial customers. By enrolling in the program, customers can receive a quarterly credit for reducing power demand during peak hours.
Program Sponsor: PNM

PNM Refrigerator Recycling Rebate For Businesses
PNM will give a $30 rebate for each old refrigerator or freezer at a business unit that is recycled.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Power Saver Program – Small Business
Small- and medium-sized businesses will receive compensation from the utility for voluntarily reducing energy use during high peak use times.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Quick Saver Program
Quick Saver-approved contractors will provide on-site energy evaluations and written proposals for energy-efficiency equipment upgrades for which facilities qualify.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Retrofit Rebates
PNM is offering business electric customers rebates for installing a variety of energy-saving equipment in a new or existing facility. The preset menu incentives include energy efficient lighting from $1 to $45 per unit; HVAC from $15 to $35 per ton; refrigeration components from $3 to $350 per unit; motors from $10 to $300 each; and $50 per horsepower for variable speed drives. Custom incentives are calculated at $0.06 per estimated first year kWh savings.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Solar PV Program - Small Businesses
The Public Service Company of New Mexico will purchase renewable energy certificates from customers at a price per kilowatt hour for solar systems of various sizes. Net metering is also available.
Program Sponsor: PNM

Loan Program
Loans are available for renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects. Loan amounts up to $15,000 at 3% interest are available.
Program Sponsor: Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Conversion Rebate
A free 40-gallon water heater is available for customers that convert from gas to electric. A $50 credit will be applied to customers' next month's electric bills.
Program Sponsor: Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative

Electric Thermal Storage Heaters Rebates and Loans
Rebates of up to $540 are available, as well as financing for up to seven years at 5% interest and up to $3,000.
Program Sponsor: Socorro Electric Cooperative

Energy Audits
The cooperative offers energy assessments to residential and nonresidential customers to examine appliances for energy inefficiency.
Program Sponsor: Socorro Electric Cooperative

Green Power
Socorro Electric Cooperative offers renewable energy credits that can be purchased in 100 kilowatt-hour blocks.
Program Sponsor: Socorro Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Loan Program
The cooperative offers loans of up to $2,000 to help finance the purchase of an energy-efficient water heater. Two-year loans are set at 10% interest and seven-year loans have 5% interest rates.
Program Sponsor: Socorro Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Rebates
Rebates of up to $175 are available for select energy-efficient water heaters.
Program Sponsor: Socorro Electric Cooperative

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project offers Arizona businesses tools and resources to help increase their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project
The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project offers New Mexico businesses tools and resources to help increase their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project - Nevada
The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project offers Nevada businesses tools and resources to help increase their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Utah Energy Efficiency Guide
This online resource is a guide for how to make Utah businesses energy efficient. This resource also provides an overview of energy efficiency, common energy-inefficient equipment, and where to find financial assistance programs.
Program Sponsor: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Energy Audit
Springer Electric offers free energy audits to all of its customers.
Program Sponsor: Springer Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Rebate Program
Springer Electric Cooperative, Inc. offers rebates for water heaters, electric thermal storage heating, irrigation motors, and heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Springer Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Efficiency Incentives
The Energy Efficiency Credits (EEC) program provides consumers cash rebates when they install more efficient lighting, heating and cooling systems, and high-efficiency motors in irrigation, commercial and industrial applications.
Program Sponsor: Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

Energy Efficiency Credits
Rebates are offered for various equipment upgrades, including electric motors, heat pumps, water heaters, and space heaters. Load controllers are also offered.
Program Sponsor: Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): Colorado State University
The Colorado State University IAC provides free plant assessments and recommendations within about 150 miles of its campus for improved energy efficient operations. These services are offered to the following states: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Biomass Generation
New Mexico businesses with biomass distributed generation capabilities are eligible to receive $0.08 per kilowatt hour energy produced.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Business Energy Advisor
Business Energy Advisor provides customers with a detailed breakdown of energy consumption and daily demand loads. Customers will also find advice on low- and no-cost steps they can take to operate their facilities more efficiently, as well as lists of longer-term solutions like building recommissioning or the purchase of more energy-efficient equipment that can improve building performance and save energy and money.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Cooling Efficiency Program
The utility offers financial incentives for commercial and industrial customers that purchase and install energy-efficient cooling systems, including chillers, condenser units, and water-source heat pumps.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Custom Efficiency Program
New Mexico Businesses are eligible for rebates for implementing energy conservation measures. Rebates of up to $400 per kilowatt of power saved are available.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Energy Assessment
This online tool helps nonresidential customers analyze energy use and identifies areas for energy improvement.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Energy At Risk Financial Analysis Tool
This tool will allow businesses to determine the energy and financial savings for various energy conservation measure projects.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

InfoWise
InfoWise from Xcel Energy delivers a powerful energy management reporting solution with customized data for businesses to help manage and control energy use.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Interruptible Credit Option
New Mexico businesses who agree to reduce electric demand during peak times are eligible for a rebate.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Large Commercial and Industrial Study
Program for large industrial and commercial customers that helps integrate energy efficiency into manufacturing processes or building infrastructure that have an annual consumption greater than 10 gigawatt hours.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Lighting Efficiency
Rebates are available for implementing energy-efficient lighting equipment.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Motor and Drive Efficiency
New Mexico businesses can receive rebates for installing energy-efficient motors and drives systems.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Online Energy Assessment
This online tool is designed to help commercial and industrial customers understand energy usage. The tool takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete and provides a number of site-specific opportunities to lower energy use.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Refrigeration Recommissioning
Refrigerator recommissioning optimizes existing refrigeration systems to peak efficiency as an alternative to investing in a new system.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Renewable Development Fund Grants
The Xcel Energy Renewable Development Fund provides grants to fund power generation from wind, biomass, solar, hydroelectric generators, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Saver's Switch for Business
New Mexico businesses can save energy air conditioning costs by participating in this load management program.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Small Business Lighting
The Small Business Lighting program offers enhanced rebates and special services for small- and mid-sized business facilities that have peak demand of 400 kilowatts or less.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Solar Rewards
New Mexico businesses are eligible for rebates on solar photovoltaic systems.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Windsource for Business
New Mexico businesses can purchase renewable wind power in 100 kilowatt hour blocks.
Program Sponsor: Xcel Energy

Nationwide Programs

Energy Information
The organization provides fact sheets on energy and environmental responsibility to its members.
Program Sponsor: Aluminum Association

Energy Efficiency Resource Central
American Public Power Association offers technical assistance for its member utilities to help their key industrial customers improve their energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: American Public Power Association

Industrial Energy Efficiency Training
This company provides a wide variety of industrial training opportunities throughout the country. All programs are linked to certain industrial systems/practices and have an energy efficiency component.
Program Sponsor: American Trainco

Energy Training Program
This organization offers seminars and online training sessions for engineers. Trainings cover a wide variety of energy-related topics, including energy efficiency and renewable energy generation.
Program Sponsor: Association of Energy Engineers

Brown Bag Energy Seminars
These 90-minute online Webinars cover a variety of energy topics including energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Association of Energy Services Professionals

Commercial Energy Advisor
This online tool will help commercial customers learn how to become more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: E-Source

Efficiency & Demand-Response Programs Service
This online tool helps companies improve their demand response and energy efficiency programs.
Program Sponsor: E-Source

Industry Initiatives
Edison Electric Institute works with its member utilities to improve the energy efficiency of their industrial customers.
Program Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute

Customized Business Energy Analysis
This online tool helps non-residential customers analyze their energy use.
Program Sponsor: Energy Guide

Energy Consultants
Energy Sciences specializes in demand side energy services for the municipal, commercial and industrial, sectors. We enable our clients to practice energy conservation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while optimizing operating costs. Our core services include: development and implementation of comprehensive energy management programs, energy audits, energy efficient lighting solutions, staffing, and outreach/training programs. We believe that energy efficiency is an integral part of the energy solution needed for the future.
Program Sponsor: Energy Sciences

Industrial Consortia
Energy Solutions Center convenes various industrial consortia of equipment manufacturers to address how they can improve their equipment to better meet the needs and energy efficiency objectives of industrial manufacturers.
Program Sponsor: Energy Solutions Center

ENERGY STAR® Training
ENERGY STAR® offers free online training to help you improve the energy performance of your organization. No travel, no lost time out of the office, and no cost — EPA makes it easy to get the information you need today. Join your colleagues to better understand how EPA can help you lower operating costs, improve your energy management program, and expand your professional development.
Program Sponsor: Energy Star

Tax Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. These tax deductions are available for systems placed in service from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.
Program Sponsor: Energy Star

Project Finance Services
Hannon Armstrong offers loans to public-and-private sector businesses interested in making their buildings more energy efficient. The loan will cover up to 100% of total project costs.
Program Sponsor: Hannon Armstrong

Biodiesel Income Tax Credit
Companies that put biodiesel fuel into a vehicle or uses biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Biodiesel Income Tax Credit
Companies that put biodiesel fuel into a vehicle or use biodiesel fuels in their business vehicles are eligible for a tax credit of $1 per gallon.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Builders & Manufacturers Incentives
Credits are available to manufacturers of high-efficiency refrigerators, clothes washers and dishwashers. Due to these manufacturer incentives, special consumer promotions may be available for qualifying products.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Business Tax Incentive
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or tenants (or designers, in the case of government-owned buildings) of new or existing commercial buildings that are constructed or reconstructed to save at least 50% of the heating, cooling, ventilation, water heating, and interior lighting energy cost of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
A 10% investment tax credit for CHP property, applicable to only the first 15MW of CHP property.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Commercial Solar Tax Credit
The Commercial Solar Tax Credit covers 30% of the cost of the system. The tax credit expires December 31, 2016.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Corporate Tax Credit
In addition to receiving a tax credit for solar photovoltaic generation, a non-residential manager can receive a tax credit of 30 percent for geothermal energy, microturbines, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Fuel Cells and Microturbines Tax Incentive
Tax credits of up to $3,000 per kWh are available for the purchase of fuel cells, while tax credits of up to $200 per kWh are available for microturbines.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

On-Site Renewable Tax Incentive
Businesses are eligible for tax credits for qualified solar water heating and photovoltaic systems, and for certain solar lighting systems. Qualifying equipment will either use solar energy to generate electricity, to heat/cool or provide hot water to a structure, or will use solar energy to illuminate the inside of a building by means of fiber-optic distributed sunlight (tube systems and passive solar are not eligible). The credits are available for systems placed in service between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2016.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Renewable Energy Generation Tax Credit
Non-residential managers can receive a 10-year tax credit if they help create renewable energy from one of the following sources: wind, closed loop biomass, open loop biomass, geothermal, solar, small irrigation power, municipal solid waste, and refined coal.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Small Ethanol Producer Tax Credit
A small ethanol producer that is registered with the Internal Revenue Service may be eligible for a tax incentive in the amount of $0.10 per gallon of ethanol that is: sold and used by the purchaser in the purchaser's trade or business to produce an ethanol fuel mixture; sold and used by the purchaser as a fuel in a trade or business; sold at retail for use as a motor vehicle fuel; used by the producer in a trade or business to produce an ethanol fuel mixture; or used by the producer as a fuel in a trade or business. A small producer is one that has, at all times during the tax year, not more than 60 million gallons of productive capacity of any type of alcohol. The incentive applies only to the first 15 million gallons of ethanol produced in a tax year and is allowed as a credit against the producer's income tax liability. Under current law, this incentive expires December 31, 2010.
Program Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service

Education and Outreach
The EERC conducts energy and environmental conferences, short courses, workshops, academic programs, and field experiences.
Program Sponsor: National Center for Hydrogen Technology, University of North Dakota

Energy Information
NFDS offers training, technical resources, and technical assistance to its members.
Program Sponsor: Non-Ferrous Founders' Society

Energy Information
NADCA members can access the organization's energy audits, training, technical assistance and resources, and cost shared-R&D.
Program Sponsor: North American Die Casting Association

3E Plus Insulation Thickness Computer Program
The 3E Insulation Thickness Computer Program is an industrial energy management tool developed to simplify the task of determining how much insulation is necessary to use less energy, reduce plant emissions and improve system process efficiency.
Program Sponsor: North American Insulation Manufacturers Association

Energy Information
OESA offers its members energy efficiency publications, trainings, and events.
Program Sponsor: Original Equipment Suppliers Association

Pumping System Optimization and Energy-Efficiency Education & Training
Vendor neutral market awareness, education, training, products, services and tools that focus on energy savings opportunities with pumping systems
Program Sponsor: Pump Systems Matter

Energy Information
The organization offers technical assistance, resources, and cost shared-R&D to its members.
Program Sponsor: Steel Founders' Society of America

Environmental Project Financing
The StePP Foundation matches organizations with environmental improvement projects (include renewable energy and energy efficiency) with companies that have financing to implement those projects.
Program Sponsor: StEPP Foundation

Biobased Products and Bioenergy Program
Loans are available to help rural industry generate electricity from biobased sources.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels
This program was created to ensure an expanding production of advanced biofuels by providing payments to eligible advanced biofuel producers in rural areas. Payments will be made to eligible advanced biofuel producers for the production of fuel derived from renewable biomass, other than corn kernel starch.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Biorefinery Assistance Loan Guarantee
Loans are available to help biorefineries conserve and use energy more effectively. Loan guarantees are available up to $250 million.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Business and Industry Guaranteed Loans
Loans of up to $10 million are available to rural industrial manufacturers to improve the economic and environmental climate in their communities.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Energy Efficiency Improvements Loan
Loans are available for the purchase of renewable energy generating systems by small rural businesses or agricultural producers.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Repowering Assistance Program
This program offers incentives for biorefineries to switch to renewable biomass energy production.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan Program (REAP LOAN)
The REAP Guaranteed Loan Program encourages the commercial financing of renewable energy (bioenergy, geothermal, hydrogen, solar, wind and hydro power) and energy efficiency projects. Under the program, project developers will work with local lenders, who in turn can apply to USDA Rural Development for a loan guarantee up to 85% of the loan amount.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

USDA Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program
This program provides grants and loans to small businesses in rural communities that are interested in making their buildings more energy efficient.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Boise State University Industrial Assessment Center (IAC)
The Boise State University IAC provides energy conservation and cost reduction assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers within about 150 miles of its campus, and educates energy managers on energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Loan Guarantee Program
DOE offers loans to projects that “avoid, reduce, or sequester air pollutants or anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases.” Loans are available for biomass, hydrogen, wind, solar, hydropower, advanced fossil energy coal, carbon, electricity delivery and reliability, alternative fuel vehicles, pollution control equipment, and industrial energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Oklahoma Green Grant
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Oklahoma a $6 million green-job grant to train workers in emerging industries such as energy efficiency and renewable energy. The goal is to train 4,700 workers in two years for jobs that pay above the state's per capita income.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI)
REPI provides financial incentives of $0.015/kWh of electricity generated from renewable sources. This incentive is issued for the first decade of operation.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center (IAC): University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky IAC's primary purpose is to help serve the energy, waste, and productivity needs of small- and medium-sized manufacturing facilities within a geographic radius of approximately 150 miles of the University of Kentucky.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program
The State Energy Program (SEP) provides grants to states and directs funding to state energy offices from technology programs in DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. States use grants to address their energy priorities and program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

UnSolicited EERE Proposals
Unsolicited proposals may be selected if they are novel and do not reflect a current solicitation or existing work.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy

American Reinvestment and Recovery Act Tax Credits and Grants
Tax credits and grants are available from select state energy offices to help promote renewable energy generation and/or energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Payments for Specified Energy Property in Lieu of Tax Credits
ARRA authorizes the Department of the Treasury to make payments to eligible persons that either place in service particular types of energy property in 2009 or 2010, or, under certain circumstances, begin construction on such property in 2009 or 2010. These payments are generally equal to 10 or 30 percent of the eligible cost basis of the property, depending on the type of property. Those that apply for these payments must forego tax credits that they could otherwise receive under sections 45 and 48 of the Internal Revenue Code. The types of energy property that are eligible for these payments include, among others, various renewable energy generation facilities, microturbines, and fuel cells.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Production Tax Credit (PTC)
Through the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Congress acted to provide a three-year extension of the PTC through December 31, 2012. Additionally, wind project developers can choose to receive a 30% investment tax credit (ITC) in place of the PTC for facilities placed in service in 2009 and 2010, and also for facilities placed in service before 2013 if construction begins before the end of 2010. The ITC then qualifies to be converted to a grant from the Department of Treasury. The Treasury Department must pay the grant within 60 days of an application being submitted.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Treasury

Clean Construction USA Loans
EPA offers loans to companies to help finance projects that reduce diesel emissions from construction equipment and vehicles.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnerships
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems are an efficient, clean and reliable approach to generating power and thermal energy from a single fuel source. Incentives on CHP systems are available through the EPA.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ENERGY STAR® for Industry
The ENERGY STAR® program is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency which seeks to increase implementation of energy efficient equipment and techniques.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tax Deductions for Commercial Buildings
A tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot is available to owners or designers of new or existing commercial buildings that save at least 50% of the heating and cooling energy of a building that meets ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2001. Partial deductions of up to $.60 per square foot can be taken for measures affecting any one of three building systems: the building envelope, lighting, or heating and cooling systems. Available for systems “placed in service” from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2013.
Program Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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