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New Commercial Construction Program - IEEP
Akron Municipal Electric Utility, as a member of the New York Independent Energy Efficiency Program, offers rebates to install energy-efficient lighting; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; motors; and other equipment in new construction or renovations.
Program Sponsor: Akron Municipal Electric Util.

Business Energy SavingsCentral Program
The Business Energy SavingsCentral program is for nonresidential customers of Central Hudson with electric demand of less than 350 kW. (The demand limit had been 100 kW but was expanded to 350 kW on Nov. 1, 2009.) The program offers a free energy assessment by one of Central Hudson’s participating trade allies or representative of Central Hudson.
Program Sponsor: Central Hudson Gas & Electric

Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Rebates and Incentives
Commercial and industrial customers can contact Consolidated Edison to learn about what rebates and incentives are now available to them for energy efficiency technologies.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

Day-Ahead Demand Reduction Program (DADRP)
Under the DADRP, customers agree to reduce load when wholesale electric market prices exceed a predetermined "strike" price. A customer would receive payment incentives based on forecasted wholesale prices for the load reductions if the nomination was accepted.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

Day-Ahead Hourly Pricing (DAHP)
DAHP is a rate class that is available to full-service customers of Con Edison. Under DAHP, customers pay hourly retail electric energy rates that reflect the hourly changes in wholesale energy rates. There are often significant differences in hourly wholesale pricing in response to supply and demand. This method can be of great benefit to the customer that can shift load to nonpeak hours, when electric rates are typically lower.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

Discounted Energy Programs
Consolidated Edison offers a number of rebates, incentive energy rates, and tax incentives in conjunction with the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

Distribution Load Relief Program
The Distribution Load Relief Program (DLRP) is designed to reduce the strain on transmission and distribution lines during times of heavy demand when Consolidated Edison declares a localized emergency, but when no system-wide power emergency has been declared by the New York Independent System Operator.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

Installed Capacity Program
Incentives are available through the Consolidated Edison Installed Capacity Program for commercial and industrial customers that reduce electric load by using generators or other means of curtailment without having to meet daily bidding and scheduling requirements.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

PowerYourWay ESCO Rebate Program
Consolidated Edison customers billed under commercial rates can use PowerYourWay to shop for electricity and natural gas from a variety of energy supply companies (ESCOs). Customers may also qualify for a 7% PowerMove discount on the Con Edison price for energy supply for two months.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

Small Business Direct Installation Program
Contact Consolidated Edison for a free on-site survey as part of the Small Business Direct Installation Program to improve electric energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

Targeted Demand Side Management Program
Consolidated Edison’s Targeted Demand Side Management Program is designed to help customers become more energy efficient. Participation in this energy efficiency program through any of the contractors is voluntary.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

The Emergency Demand Response Program (EDRP)
EDRP will be activated as a response to power shortages or other emergencies as declared by the New York Independent System Operator. Consolidated Edison will contact participants of the program with a request to voluntarily curtail power use. Those that will benefit most are large-use consumers, commercial or industrial, that can either shed or redistribute at least 100 kW of power to lower-use times of day or that can totally replace that amount of power with an emergency generator. Customers that can use a combination of these methods to reduce load during power emergencies can also benefit.
Program Sponsor: Consolidated Edison

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

Industrial Effectiveness Program
The program provides grants of up to $50,000 to manufacturing firms to identify, develop, and implement improved management and production processes, so as to expand market share and promote job growth or retention within New York State. Direct assistance to companies is provided for: product design and development, manufacturing process and quality improvement, market expansion and product commercialization, information systems upgrades, supplier development projects, project management, technical awareness seminars, and assistance with environmental and other regulatory requirements.
Program Sponsor: Empire State Development

Linked Deposit Program (LDP)
This program helps existing New York State firms obtain reduced-rate financing so they can undertake projects to improve their competitiveness, market access and product development; modernize their equipment and/or expand their facilities for productivity growth or to introduce new technologies; to facilitate ownership transition; and to promote job creation/retention.
Program Sponsor: Empire State Development

Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP)
Empire State Development’s MAP encourages manufacturers to invest in projects that will significantly increase the productivity and competitiveness of their operations by providing capital grants of up to $1 million.
Program Sponsor: Empire State Development

Security Lighting Program
Freeport businesses can lease high-efficiency security lighting for a flat monthly charge, which includes lamps, energy consumption, and year-round 24-hour maintenance.
Program Sponsor: Freeport Electric

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

Economic Development Rate
Any new or existing General Service customers served under BPU Service Classification No. 3 (usually industrial users), that meet all of the criteria explained in the rate riders are eligible for discounted rates.
Program Sponsor: Jamestown Board of Public Utilities

Flex Tech Energy Audits
Flex Tech energy audits are available for large industrial and commercial Jamestown BPU electric customers that pay more than $30,000 in electric bills a year. The audits incorporate a holistic approach, looking at the consumption of water, natural gas, and electricity. Some of the major areas that are assessed in the audit include, but are not limited to boilers, air compressors, lighting, electric motors, variable speed drives, and load analysis. The typical recommendations have paybacks periods that are less than 10 years, with some as short as one year.
Program Sponsor: Jamestown Board of Public Utilities

Lighting & Motor Rebate for Small C&I Customers
Financial rebates are available to small commercial and industrial (C&I) customers for lighting and motor-related energy efficiency projects.
Program Sponsor: Jamestown Board of Public Utilities

Vending Machine Controls System
The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is offering commercial electric customers an opportunity to purchase vending machine control systems at a subsidized cost of $50. Through tests that the BPU has conducted, these controls have reduced electric consumption of cold beverage vending machines by more than 1,000 kilowatt hours each year, saving approximately $80 annually.
Program Sponsor: Jamestown Board of Public Utilities

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

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)
LIPA offers a $2 per pack rebate on specialty lamps: globes, A-lamps, 3-way bulbs, and dimmable bulbs; a $2.50 off per pack rebate on high heat tested reflector lamps for use in high hats; and a $2 per pack rebate on cold cathode light bulbs.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Efficient Furnace Fan Program
LIPA offers a $200 rebate for an upgrade to a new oil, gas, or propane heating system with an Electronically Commutated Motor (ECM). An ECM, sometimes called Brushless Magnet Motor, is an energy-efficient motor that can adjust its speed to ensure the best possible performance of a furnace. In addition, ECMs are significantly quieter and less expensive to operate than conventional furnace motors. These motors can save customers anywhere from $40 to $200 a year.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Energy Efficient Commercial Construction Rebate Program
LIPA offers a variety of incentives for nonresidential customers to increase the energy efficiency of facilities through its Commercial Construction Program. There are three paths to choose from in the Commercial Construction Program that are designed to fit varying needs of customers.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Energy Efficient Commercial Construction Rebate Program
LIPA offers a variety of incentives for non-residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of facilities through the Commercial Construction Program. There are three paths to choose from in the Commercial Construction Program that are designed to fit varying needs of customers.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Geothermal Systems for Your Business
LIPA is offering cash incentives to companies that incorporate geothermal heat pumps into commercial facilities or replace an existing geothermal system.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Green Building Incentives
For building projects seeking LEED certification, LIPA will fund 100% of the cost of energy modeling up to $50,000 and pay up to 100% of the cost for fundamental and additional commissioning of energy-related systems up to $100,000, and up to $25,000 for achieving LEED points that are related to the building’s energy performance. The maximum rebate will be $500,000 for LEED Green Buildings.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Incentives for Building Commissioning
LIPA will provide cost share up to 50% ($50,000 maximum) for commissioning services (optimizing energy systems) through one of its Technical Assistants (TA). These TAs are firms with specific experience performing systems and whole building commissioning.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Industry Links
LIPA provides a host of links which provide energy efficiency information on lighting, air conditioning, motors, and drives.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

LIPAedge
LIPAedge is an energy conservation program created by LIPA to help customers get the most out of their energy dollars, while helping Long Island’s electric system operate as efficiently as possible. This program offers customers unique control features while giving LIPA the increasingly necessary capability to tap into consumer-based "power reserves" when needed. By using a central air conditioning less often - only when a company need it - can lower summer electric bills. A central air conditioner system is required to participate the LIPAedge program, which could include a free Programmable Thermostat and free Installation.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Load Shifting Options
Load Shifting Options allow new program participants to permanently lower their electric rates by shifting their electric use away from LIPA's most critical load period - summer weekdays between 3:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Prescriptive Approach Program
Financial Incentives are available to developers and building owners who agree to specify and install qualified energy-efficient equipment in buildings under construction or renovation. Incentives are available for lighting, cooling, premium efficiency motors and VFDs, Air Compressors, HVAC Controls/ECM Motors,Commercial Kitchen Equipment, and Snack/Vending Machine Controls.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Solar Entrepreneur Program
For commercial grid connected photovoltaic (PV) systems, LIPA’s rebate is $3.50 per watt, with a maximum rebate of $35,000 (up to 10 kW) per PV installation. Commercial customers can also take advantage of the business energy tax credit, which has permanently been extended as part of the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Anyone that invests in or purchases qualified solar energy property can take the credit, up to 10% of the investment or purchase and installation amount, when income tax forms are filed.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Whole Building Design
Eligible new construction projects include: commercial, industrial, institutional, or governmental projects/buildings with more than 50,000 square feet, more than 150 tons of cooling, and 75 kW of lighting load. LIPA provides up to $10,000 in technical assistance services, including consultants to help customers choose and implement energy-efficient measures and equipment. For more complex projects, LIPA will provide 50% of any additional costs, up to $50,000. A maximum of $800,000 in incentives is available for whole building design applications in any one calendar year.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

Wind Energy Program
The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) offers rebates to its commercial electric customers for the installation of grid-connected wind energy systems. Rebate amounts are generally based on expected annual energy production in kWh. The maximum rebate is $200,000 per application.
Program Sponsor: Long Island Power Authority

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

Business Incentive Rate (BIR)
BIR is an energy discount program co-administered by EDC and Con Edison. The program is designed to encourage economic growth in the manufacturing and industrial sectors by offering a discount on Con Edison’s electric delivery charges.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

Energy Cost Savings Program (ECSP)
ECSP is an energy discount program administered by the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) offering up to 45% savings on regulated electric or 35% on natural gas costs. The program reduces energy costs for businesses that relocate to, make improvements to property in or lease space in, previously improved buildings in Manhattan above 96th Street, or space in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, or Staten Island.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

Green Sector Industry Initiative
In October 2009, Mayor Bloomberg announced a comprehensive plan to grow New York City's green economy. The 30 initiatives that comprise the plan will support and attract green businesses and entrepreneurs and provide specialized green job training to prepare New Yorkers for green jobs. The initiatives cover numerous financing options and target several types of projects. Financing incentives include tax abatement programs and grant programs.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

Industrial Incentive Program
The Small Industry Incentive Program and Industrial Incentive Program provide eligible industrial companies with real estate tax reductions, mortgage recording tax waivers, and sales tax exemptions on the purchase of materials used to construct, renovate, or equip facilities.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

Industrial Incentive Program for Developers
Developers of industrial space in designated areas of New York City can seek a mortgage recording tax waiver and sales tax exemptions on the purchase of materials used to construct, renovate, or equip facilities.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

Lower Manhattan Energy Program
Commercial tenants in buildings that have been renovated in excess of 20% of the property’s assessed value and approved for real estate tax benefits through the Industrial and Commercial Incentive Program, or for benefits through the New York City Industrial Development Agency, or are owned by the City of New York or the Empire State Development Corporation, can reduce regulated electricity costs up to 45% for the first eight years (or nine years for landmarked buildings), declining at one-fifth of the reduction per year for the remaining four years.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

Manufacturing Facilities Bond Program
Manufacturers of tangible personal property acquiring, developing, renovating, or equipping facilities for self-use can access triple tax-exempt bond financing and real estate, mortgage, and sales tax reductions.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

Manufacturing Facilities Bond Program
Manufacturers of tangible personal property acquiring, developing, renovating or equipping facilities for their own use can access triple tax-exempt bond financing and real estate, mortgage and sales tax reductions.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

Tax Benefits for Industrial Firms
Industrial companies may take a tax credit for amounts paid to their electric, gas, and steam utilities for gross receipts and related taxes. These taxes comprise approximately 3.4% of a company's electric, gas, and steam utility bill. The credit may be applied to corporate or individual tax filers.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

The Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP)
The ICAP program provides abatements of real property taxes for varying periods up to 25 years for eligible industrial and commercial buildings that are built, modernized, rehabilitated, expanded, or otherwise physically improved.
Program Sponsor: New York City Economic Development Corporation

RenewableNY Small Grant Program
RenewableNY provides companies with project management assistance to identify opportunities for energy savings, and offers small grants to implement projects.

Program Sponsor: New York Industrial Retention Network

CA$H BACK
A voluntary program that rewards commercial, industrial, and institutional customers that can reduce electricity load when needed.
Program Sponsor: New York State Electric and Gas

Competitive Pricing: Electricity and Natural Gas
Under special tariffs, NYSEG, a Rochester-based utility and subsidiary of Energy East Corporation, can provide negotiated prices to new customers or for qualified expansions by existing customers considering appropriate energy efficiency measures.
Program Sponsor: New York State Electric and Gas

Empire Zone Incentive
The program provides a reduction from the standard tariff rate, on a per kWh basis, for businesses locating or expanding in a designated Empire Zone.
Program Sponsor: New York State Electric and Gas

Energy Profiler
A tool to help businesses make informed and strategic electricity use decisions. Energy Profiler can be used to: examine use and demand, get usage data for any time period, analyze and compare electricity use at multiple sites, establish electricity use benchmarks, evaluate energy cost-saving measures, generate management reports, download data for further analysis, and make wise electricity supply purchasing decisions.
Program Sponsor: New York State Electric and Gas

Incremental Load Incentive
This program provides a reduction from the standard tariff rate, on a per kilowatt hour basis, for non-retail businesses locating or expanding in NYSEG's service area.
Program Sponsor: New York State Electric and Gas

Power for Jobs (PFJ)
Provides low-cost electricity from the New York Power Authority for qualifying businesses that expand or remain in New York State. PFJ is designed to assist New York State businesses that are at risk of closing or downsizing their operations or moving out of the state. Pricing varies depending on a customer's usage pattern, power need and the delivery cost.

Program Sponsor: New York State Electric and Gas

Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity Program
The Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity program is designed to support smaller-sized electricity generation where the energy generated is used primarily at the electric customer's location. Under this Renewable Portfolio
Standard (RPS) Program, funding incentives may include reimbursement of a portion of capital costs based on potential kW capacity, as well as production incentives based on the number of kW actually produced in a year.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Incentives
NYSERDA offers incentives to promote the installation of clean, efficient, and commercially available CHP systems that provide summer on-peak demand reduction. Incentives are performance-based and correspond to the summer-peak demand reduction (measured in kW), energy generation (kWh), and fuel conversion efficiency (FCE) achieved by the CHP system on an annual basis over a two-year measurement and verification (M&V) period.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Demand Response Incentives
NYSERDA offers incentives to offset the cost of equipment that enables facilities to participate in demand response programs. Common measures include load shedding controls and automation equipment, installation of new generators, or modifications to existing generators or switchgear.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Electric Efficiency Performance Based Incentive
NYSERDA offers performance-based electric incentives to customers or energy service companies that are working on energy efficiency projects that deliver verifiable annual electric energy savings. Incentives are determined by multiplying the annual energy savings by the rates listed on the site.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Energy Audit Program

Small businesses and not-for-profit organizations are eligible for a free energy audit. All facilities must have an average electric demand of 100 kilowatt (kW) or less. This program provides energy audits to small businesses and other facilities to help them make informed electrical energy decisions and implement energy efficiency strategies. Audits help identify economically viable improvements that yield substantial annual energy savings.


Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Existing Facilities Program
This program offers incentives for a variety of energy projects, including prequalified measures and performance-based incentives. Applicants can receive monetary amount per unit for prequalified energy-efficiency and conservation measures. Projects can receive up to $30,000 through prequalified incentives.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Flexible Technical Assistance (FlexTech)
New York State industrial and commercial facilities are eligible for this program. Participants should be New York State electric distribution system customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., New York State Electric & Gas Corporation, National Grid (formerly Niagara Mohawk), Orange & Rockland Utilities, Inc., and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Gas Efficiency Performance Based Incentive
NYSERDA offers performance-based gas incentives to National Fuel Gas and Con Edison customers (or their energy service company) that install natural gas efficiency projects that deliver verifiable annual energy savings. Incentives are performance-based; the more energy a project saves, the higher the potential incentive.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Industrial and Process Efficiency Performance Based Incentive
NYSERDA offers industrial and process efficiency incentives to offset the cost of projects that improve energy efficiency and productivity at industrial and data center facilities.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

New Construction Program
The New Construction Program can provide assistance to incorporate energy-efficiency measures into the design, construction, and operation of new and substantially renovated buildings. These measures are designed to save energy through reduced electric demand and, therefore, reduced building operating costs.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

NYSERDA Funding Opportunities
This site offers funding by NYSERDA for opportunities often including various energy projects. Details and due dates are given on the site.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Commercial Kitchen Equipment and Washers
NYSERDA offers financial incentives for eligible electric steamer, commercial combination or convection oven, holding cabinet, and washer installations.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Commercial Refrigeration
NYSERDA offers financial incentives for eligible high efficiency commercial freezer/ice-maker installations.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Electric Chillers
NYSERDA offers a variety of financial incentives for eligible water- or air-cooled electric chiller installations.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified HVAC
NYSERDA offers a variety of financial incentives for eligible heat pump, air systems, and DCV sensor installations.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Interval Meters for Existing Facilities Program
NYSERDA offers a financial incentive for businesses in a New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) or a demand response program to install interval meters. The incentive is up to $1,500 per meter.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Lighting
The Small Commercial Lighting Program (SCLP) helps lighting contractors, product distributors, lighting designers and specifiers, and other lighting decision-makers design and implement lighting improvements in small commercial spaces. SCLP provides lighting professionals with tools and resources to leverage the principals of effective, energy-efficient lighting design as a profitable business strategy.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Lighting for Existing Facilities Program
NYSERDA offers financial incentives for businesses to install energy efficient lighting in existing facilities.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Motors
NYSERDA offers financial incentives for eligible open-drip proof or totally enclosed fan-cooled motor installations.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Natural Gas Efficiency Program for National Fuel Customers
NYSERDA offers financial incentives for customers of National Fuel in the form of rebates on installing energy efficient furnaces, boilers, water heaters, space heaters, and commercial kitchen equipment.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Pre-Qualified Variable Frequency Drives
NYSERDA offers a progressive financial incentive for eligible 5 HP to 100 HP motor-controlled VFD installations. The amount of the rebate increases with the motor's horsepower.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

PV Incentive Program
NYSERDA provides incentives of $4 to $5 per watt (DC) to eligible installers for the installation of approved, grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Retro-Commissioning Existing Buildings
NYSERDA's Technical Assistance and FlexTech Programs provide outreach and cost-sharing assistance to building owners and property management firms interested in retro-commissioning. Both the Technical Assistance and FlexTech programs provide cost-shared energy studies and retro-commissioning investigations to identify building performance improvement opportunities and determine potential energy cost savings measures that could be achieved through retro-commissioning.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Small Wind Program
NYSERDA’s Small Wind Incentive Program provides incentives for customer-sited wind turbines to eligible installers who pass the savings on to their customers. Incentive levels vary depending on the size of wind generation system, the tower height, and the type of customer.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Solar, Wind & Biomass Energy Systems Exemption
Section 487 of the New York State Real Property Tax Law provides a 15-year real property tax exemption for solar and wind energy systems constructed in New York State.
Program Sponsor: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Compressed Air Retrofit Program
Niagara Mohawk Power offers a variety of financial incentives to industrial customers for retrofitting compressed air systems.
Program Sponsor: Niagara Mohawk Power

Custom Projects
Niagara Mohawk provides technical guidance to help commercial and industrial customers find the right mix of energy-efficient technologies for their operations and provides valuable financial incentives to implement these technologies.
Program Sponsor: Niagara Mohawk Power

Demand Response Programs
Niagra Mohawk offers two demand response programs, day ahead demand and emergency demand, that help customers save money. Participants are eligible to receive an incentive rate.
Program Sponsor: Niagara Mohawk Power

Energy Profiler Online™
Niagara Mohawk has an Internet-based tool that can help users make energy management decisions. Energy Profiler Online enables customers to understand how electricity is used within an operation over time.
Program Sponsor: Niagara Mohawk Power

Lighting and Controls Program
Niagara Mohawk Power has a wide range of technical guidance for upgrading the efficiency of existing lighting, as well as financial incentives that pay up to 50% of the equipment and labor costs of installing new, high performance lighting.
Program Sponsor: Niagara Mohawk Power

Retro-Commissioning
Niagara Mohawk Power will work with independent contractors and customers to identify quality assurance and performance issues in order to correct deficiencies in order to improve energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Niagara Mohawk Power

Technical Assistance
Niagara Mohawk Power offers engineering and support services to assist customers in identifying, evaluating, and implementing energy efficiency opportunities for a facility.
Program Sponsor: Niagara Mohawk Power

Building Operator Certification (BOC)
Building Operator Certification (BOC) is a nationally recognized training and certification program for building operators offering improved job skills and more comfortable, energy-efficient facilities.
Program Sponsor: Northeast Energy Efficiency Council

Marathon Water Heater Member Discount
Oneida-Madison offers a discount price on Marathon water heaters to members.
Program Sponsor: Oneida-Madison Electric Cooperative Incorporated

Commercial and Industrial Existing Buildings Program
The Orange & Rockland Commercial and Industrial Existing Buildings Program encourages commercial and industrial customers to install high-efficiency equipment in facilities. The program offers prescriptive or custom rebates for a variety of industrial products, including lighting; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; and motor upgrades.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

Day-Ahead Demand Reduction Program (DADRP)
DADRP allows large energy users to bid load-reduction capability, on a day-to-day basis, into New York's wholesale electricity market, where load reduction bids compete with generators' offers to meet the State's electricity demands.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

Emergency Demand Response Program
The Emergency Demand Response Program is a short-notice program that provides payments to electric customers that reduce load during specific times when electricity availability in New York could be jeopardized.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

Gas Heating Equipment Rebate Program
Customers may be eligible to receive a cash rebate from Orange & Rockland for the installation of energy-efficient heating equipment, and ENERGY STAR® programmable thermostats.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

Lighten Up Program
From now through December 2011, qualifying small businesses in Orange and Rockland counties can obtain cost-sharing incentives to modernize their facilities and save money through the Lighten Up Program. This program is designed for small businesses and provides an energy-savings evaluation, free energy-saving equipment upgrades, incentives, and streamlined processes to help your business save money faster.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

New York Economic Development Rate (EDR)
Orange & Rockland offers a special incentive rate to qualifying electric customers locating to or expanding within the utility's New York State service territory. This incentive is designed to help ease the cost to customers that are making major relocation or expansion decisions. New or expanding customers must add 100 kW of separately metered monthly electric usage to the O&R electric system, and O&R will provide a 10% discount on the rate to qualified commercial and industrial customers for five years.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

Small Business Energy Efficiency Program
Business customers with peak demands less than 100 kilowatt may be eligible to receive 70% of the installed cost of energy-efficient lighting and other measures directly from O&R. Other program benefits include a free energy efficiency survey and select free energy saving upgrades.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

Solar Electric Systems
This program provides incentives to help fund the installation of photovoltaic systems that are 15 kilowatts or smaller. Financing is also available through Rockland Electric's Solar Renewable Energy Certificates-based Financing Program.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

Time of Use Rate
This program allows the electricity user to reduce their energy bills by reducing their electric usage during peak periods.
Program Sponsor: Orange & Rockland

Load Switch Energy Saver Program
The Otsego Electric Cooperative Load Switch Energy Saver Program can save customers and the cooperative money on future power purchases. There is no cost for the program. A switch allows the cooperative to turn off a customer's water heater for periods of time during times of the day when the demand for electricity peaks.
Program Sponsor: Otsego Electric Cooperative

Business Energy Efficiency Assistance Program
RG&E offers incentives in the form of rate discounts and funding assistance to help make upstate New York an attractive place to do business. Various incentive programs include a focus on capital investment, utility infrastructure, building redevelopment, business energy efficiency, and economic development outreach.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Gas & Electric

CA$H BACK
A voluntary program that rewards commercial, industrial, and institutional customers that can reduce electricity load when needed.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Gas & Electric

CA$H BACK Plus
A voluntary program that rewards commercial, industrial, and institutional customers that can reduce electricity load by at least 100 kW.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Gas & Electric

Energy Profiler Online
This tool enables industrial and commercial customers to create targeted reports that allow for informed and strategic electricity use decisions.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Gas & Electric

Hourly Pricing Program
The goal of hourly pricing is to reduce peak demand and shift electricity use to off-peak, less expensive time periods. It allows customers to measure actual energy use by the hour. Hourly pricing was initiated in 2007 for customers with a demand of 1000 kW or greater.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Gas & Electric

Power for Jobs (PFJ)
This program provides low-cost electricity from the New York Power Authority for qualifying businesses that expand or remain in New York State. PFJ is designed to assist New York State businesses that are at risk of closing or downsizing their operations or moving out of the state. Pricing varies depending on a customer's usage pattern, power need, and the delivery cost.
Program Sponsor: Rochester Gas & Electric

Rebate Program
The program offers a free energy assessment and a variety of rebates.
Program Sponsor: Savings Central

Commercial Energy Efficiency Program
This program was designed to encourage commercial electric customers to upgrade equipment with energy-efficient equipment.
Program Sponsor: The Independent Energy Efficiency Program

New Commercial Construction Program
 The New York Independent Energy Efficiency Program offers rebates to its members' commercial customers to install energy efficient lighting, HVAC, motors, and equipment in new construction or renovations.
Program Sponsor: The Independent Energy Efficiency Program

Discounted Energy Conservation Device Permitting Fees
Commercial energy conservation devices constructed or installed in or upon a structure that qualify for any federal, state or local tax exemption, tax credit or tax rebate, including, but not limited to, solar panels: a flat permit fee of $150. Found in town code 52-10 (F).
Program Sponsor: Town of Riverhead

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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