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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.

Efficiency Smart Program
Prescriptive and custom rebates are available for projects that include energy efficient lighting, HVAC, motors, compressed air, refrigeration, food service, and more through the Efficiency Smart Program.
Program Sponsor: American Municipal Power - Ohio

Dual Fuel Rebate Program
If a customer replaces an existing furnace or installs a dual fuel heating system, that customer is eligible for a $600 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative

Energy Audits
Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative conducts energy audits to assist cooperative members in efforts to control electric bills through wise use and conservation. Energy audits involve detailed examination of account and usage history and on-site inspection. In particular, an energy audit focuses on condition and operation of heating and air conditioning systems, ductwork, home appliances, insulation, caulking, windows and doors, and structural integrity.
Program Sponsor: Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative

Dual Fuel Rebate Program
Rebates of $600 are available for the purchase and installation of a dual fuel heating system.
Program Sponsor: Darke Rural Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Rebate
The installation of a new electric water heater in a home, office, or other building which uses electricity from Darke Rural Electric Cooperative may qualify for a rebate. The new heater may be installed in a new or existing building.
Program Sponsor: Darke Rural Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Rebate
The cooperative offers rebates of $250 to $400 for the purchase of an energy-efficient water heater. Water heaters must contain a minimum of 50 gallons to qualify for the rebate.
Program Sponsor: Darke Rural Electric Cooperative

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

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

Chiller Tune-Up Incentives
Duke Energy's Smart $aver Prescriptive Incentive program provides standard incentives for qualifying high-efficiency equipment.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

Chiller/Thermal Storage Incentives
Duke Energy's Smart $aver Prescriptive Incentive program provides standard incentives for qualifying high-efficiency equipment such as chiller/thermal storage units.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

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

Food Service Equipment Incentives
Duke Energy's Smart $aver Prescriptive Incentives program provides standard incentives for qualifying high-efficiency food service equipment.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

HVAC Incentives
Duke Energy's Smart $aver Prescriptive Incentive program provides standard incentives for qualifying high-efficiency heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

Lighting Incentives
Duke Energy's Smart $aver Prescriptive Incentive program provides standard incentives for qualifying high-efficiency equipment.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

Online Business Energy Analysis
Business can complete a free online business energy analysis to save money.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

PowerShare
Duke Energy will work with customers to help them better understand unique energy consumption profiles. Then, the utility can assist in developing a customized plan that identifies potential curtailable loads.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

Process Equipment Incentives
Duke Energy's Smart $aver Prescriptive Incentive program provides standard incentives for qualifying high-efficiency equipment.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

Pump Incentives
Duke Energy's Smart $aver Prescriptive Incentive program provides incentives for qualifying high-efficiency pump and motor equipment.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

Smart $aver Incentive Program
Rebates are available for lighting equipment, heating and cooling equipment, motors, pumps, Energy Star clothes washers, and duct insulation. Incentives are capped at $50,000 per year per facility.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

Variable Frequency Drive Incentives
Duke Energy's Smart $aver Prescriptive Incentive program provides standard incentives for qualifying high-efficiency equipment.
Program Sponsor: Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Electric Water Heater Rebate
Rebates are available for the purchase of Load Management-equipped water heaters.
Program Sponsor: Firelands Electric Cooperative

Geothermal and Heat Pump Rebate Program
Rebates apply to members of Firelands that purchase and install new geothermal and air-source heat pump systems. A $500 rebate is offered for a new all-electric geothermal/heat pump system that meets or exceeds Federal Tax Credit Energy Efficiency standards/requirements. A $250 rebate is offered for a new dual-fuel heat pump added to a fossil fuel (gas/propane/oil) furnace.
Program Sponsor: Firelands Electric Cooperative

PeakBuster Program
Firelands Electric and Buckeye Power will pay qualified customers up to $100 in bill credit to add a Cool Returns A/C PeakBuster control to a cooling system to help lower summer peak demand. In addition, members can receive a $10 credit on electric bills each summer month.
Program Sponsor: Firelands Electric Cooperative

Cool Returns
The load management program, Cool Returns, offers an initial $100 rebate and a $4 credit on your Frontier Power electric bill for the months of June, July, August and September. A device will be placed on your central air conditioning unit; air conditioning units will only be controlled up to 40% during peak alerts.
Program Sponsor: Frontier Power

Radio Control Switch Program
If a customer participates in the utility's load management program, the customer will receive a $25 credit on their December utility bill.
Program Sponsor: Frontier Power

Water Heater Rebate
A $150 or $200 utility credit is available from Frontier for the purchase of an energy-efficient electric water heater.
Program Sponsor: Frontier Power

Central Air Conditioning Rebate
Rebates of $100 are available for the purchase of a central air conditioning system or heat pump.
Program Sponsor: Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative

Dual Fuel Rebate Program
Rebates of $300 are available for the purchase of a dual fuel heating system.
Program Sponsor: Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative

EnviroWatts
EnviroWatts is an earth-friendly way to support the use of renewable energy and promote research and development of new, renewable energy sources in Ohio. EnviroWatts are available for purchase in 100 kilowatt hour blocks.
Program Sponsor: Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative

Geothermal Rebate Program
Rebates of $300 are available for the purchase and installation of a geothermal heating unit.
Program Sponsor: Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Rebate
Water heater rebates range from $50 to $100. In order to qualify, a customer must participate in the cooperative's load management program.
Program Sponsor: Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative

Geothermal system rebates
Hancock-Wood offers a $600 rebate on new geothermal system installations, and for a limited time, an $800 rebate on gas-to-electric geothermal conversions.
Program Sponsor: Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative

Radio Control Switch Program
If a customer participates in the utility's load management program, the customer will receive a $1.50 credit on each utility bill, whether or not the utility temporarily powered down the customer's appliances.
Program Sponsor: Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative

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

Dual Fuel Rebate Program
Rebates of $599 are available for the installation of a dual fuel heating system.
Program Sponsor: Licking Rural Electrification

EnviroWatts Program
Support the production of energy from renewable sources; participate in the EnviroWatts program and purchase renewable energy in 100 kilowatt hour blocks.
Program Sponsor: Licking Rural Electrification

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Rebate
The geothermal rebate program is available to Licking Rural Electric members for the installation of a geothermal system. Qualified installations are eligible for a $599 rebate from the Energy Cooperative.
Program Sponsor: Licking Rural Electrification

Replacement Electric Water Heater Rebate
The Energy Cooperative wants your business to become part of the Load Management team and help save money by reducing the demand power during peak conditions. When your business replaces an existing electric water heater with a qualifying replacement, your business may be eligible for a $100 rebate.
Program Sponsor: Licking Rural Electrification

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

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

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

Energy Savings
North Central Electric Cooperative has energy experts on staff to help homes, businesses, or farms reduce energy bills.
Program Sponsor: North Central Electric Cooperative

Small Commercial Energy Audit
The utility offers energy audits of existing facilities to provide recommendations for energy efficiency improvements. This program is open to small commercial and residential customers.
Program Sponsor: Northwestern Electric Cooperative

Infrared Thermography Testing
Oberlin Municipal Light and Power provides infrared scanning to identify any overloaded systems or loose electrical connections in a manufacturing facility, which can serve to increase building energy efficiency.
Program Sponsor: Oberlin Municipal Light and Power

Load Profile Analysis
This service provides real-time data on and analysis of a customer's electric consumption and current load to help use energy more efficiently and eliminate costly spikes in energy use.
Program Sponsor: Oberlin Municipal Light and Power

Power Quality Monitoring
The utility will assist customers in finding ways to reduce energy during high energy usage periods. Common methods include powering down water heaters and HVAC systems.
Program Sponsor: Oberlin Municipal Light and Power

Questline
Oberlin Municipal Light and Power offers a hotline to help customers address technical, economic, and environmental issues related to manufacturing.
Program Sponsor: Oberlin Municipal Light and Power

Ohio Energy Gateway Fund
The State of Ohio will establish the Ohio Energy Gateway Fund to co-invest $40 million in advanced energy projects and companies. The Fund will create a partnership with one or more sources of private capital in order to significantly leverage the state's original commitment of stimulus funds. The fund is a $40 million commitment of Advanced Energy Stimulus funds from the Ohio Jobs Stimulus Plan and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Energy Program funds.
Program Sponsor: Ohio Department of Development

Energy Saving Resources
South Central Power Company provides several resources to help customers save energy, including tips and an energy advisor.
Program Sponsor: South Central Power Company

EnviroWatts
The EnviroWatts program allows you to purchase renewable power in 100 kilowatt-hour blocks.
Program Sponsor: South Central Power Company

Water Heater Switch Program
If a customer participates in the utility's load management program, the customer will receive a $1.25 credit on each utility bill, whether or not the utility temporarily powered down appliances. Participants will also receive a $15 check for enrolling in the program.
Program Sponsor: South Central Power Company

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

Net Metering
Union Rural Electric offers net metering for businesses with distributed generation capabilities less than 25 kilowatts.
Program Sponsor: Union Rural Electric

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

Business Custom Program
Energy efficiency projects not covered under the prescriptive program are eligible for rebates under the Business Custom Program.
Program Sponsor: Vectren

Commercial New Construction
Vectren offers rebates and incentives for new commercial construction projects with an energy efficiency that exceeds existing codes for such structures.
Program Sponsor: Vectren

Commercial Rebates
Vectren offers a variety of commercial rebates for businesses, including rebates for natural gas boilers, water heaters, and furnaces.
Program Sponsor: Vectren

Energy Audits
Vectren provides energy audits for business customers.
Program Sponsor: Vectren

Rebates and Discounts
Rebates for water heaters, air conditioners, dual fuel (heat pumps), and geothermal systems are available to commercial customers in varying dollar amounts.
Program Sponsor: Washington Electric Cooperative

Water Heater Rebate
Any member that installs a new or replacement electric water heater (with radio-controlled switch) may receive up to a $400 rebate on the electric water heater purchase.
Program Sponsor: Washington Electric Cooperative

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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