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Solar and Wind Energy Property Tax Exemption

Maine offers a property tax exemption for solar and wind energy equipment generating heat or electricity, as long as all of the energy is (1) used on-site where the property is located or (2) transmitted through the facilities of a transmission and distribution utility, and a customer or customers receive a bill credit for the energy produced.


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Dominion Energy - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Dominion Energy provides rebates to its business customers for installing energy efficient food service equipment, laundry equipment, HVAC and water heating equipment, and certain weatherization measures. Some equipment rebates vary depending on the efficiency level of the equipment. Applications and more details are available through the web site listed above.

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Lakeland Electric - Residential Energy Efficiency Loan Program

Lakeland Electric offers a zero-interest loan program to its customers who wish to make energy efficiency upgrades. Eligible measures include windows, HVAC, heat pump water heaters, air sealing and insulation, solar PV, geothermal heat pumps, and solar water heater systems. The minimum loan amount is $500 and the maximum is $5,000. There is also a one-time filing fee that will be applied to a customer's utility bill. For a $5,000 loan, this fee has been around $90.50. Loans are repaid monthly after the project has been completed.

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Small Business Advantage Grant Program

NOTE: This program started accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 on July 26, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the funds are exhausted.

Established in July 2004, the PA Small Business Advantage Grant Program provides matching funds to for-profit businesses with a maximum of 100 full-time equivalent employees for improvements in energy efficiency and pollution prevention. The business must also be the primary source of employment for at least one full-time employee. 

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administers the grants, providing up to $7,000 for proposed projects. Under the most recent solicitation, projects must demonstrate annual savings of at

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Dominion Energy - ThermWise Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

ThermWise is a Dominion Energy program that promotes the use of energy-efficient appliances and practices to reduce natural gas usage. Through this program Dominion Energy provides incentives for commercial and industrial customers who incorporate energy efficiency into their facilities. All equipment requirements must be met in order to participate. These rebates are for Dominion Energy customers only, Dominion does not service all of Idaho, check to confirm your service area before beginning the application. The program application and more details about incentive amounts and efficiency requirements are located on the program website.

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Southwest Gas Corporation - Commercial High-Efficiency Equipment Rebate Program

Southwest Gas Corporation (SWG) offers rebates to commercial customers in Arizona who purchase energy efficient natural gas equipment. Customers may apply for custom incentives. Interested commercial customers should refer to the web site above for more information. A list of available rebates can be found here.

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Residential Energy Upgrade (RENU) Loan Program

The Colorado Energy Office has partnered with Elevations Credit Union to provide loans for home energy upgrades through the Residential Energy Upgrade (RENU) Loan Program. Participants must work with a RENU-approved contractor to identify energy improvements and receive a cost estimate. Customers must then apply for the loan through Elevations Credit Union.  See website above for more information.

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Central Georgia EMC - Residential Energy Efficiency Home Plus Loan Program

Central Georgia EMC offers a loan program to homeowners who wish to pursue energy efficiency improvements. All energy efficiency improvements must meet Energy Star Criteria in order to qualify for the loan program. Loan amounts vary depending on the project. 

If a customer needs help determining what energy efficiency improvements could be made in his/her home, Central Georgia EMC offers in-home energy audits. To find out more about audits, contact the utility through their website or call them at (770)-775-7857.

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PACE Massachusetts Financing

Note: In 2010, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which has authority over mortgage underwriters Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, directed these enterprises against purchasing mortgages of homes with a PACE lien due to its senior status above a mortgage. Most residential PACE activity subsided following this directive; however, some residential PACE programs are now operating with loan loss reserve funds, appropriate disclosures, or other protections meant to address FHFA's concerns. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), a branch of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has released initial guidelines for using PACE with FHA-secured single or multifamily

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Georgia Power - Energy Services

Georgia Power offers businesses energy services such as energy product installation, high-level to investment-grade audits, energy consulting services, project management and site supervision, arrange for highly competitive financing on projects due to Georgia Power's financial strength, training, commissioning of systems and equipment, retro-commissioning/recommissioning, and construction services.

Products provided include HVAC and chiller upgrades, heating and boiler systems, central plants, lighting retrofits, system optimization, controls, motor and pump replacements, water conservation, compressed-air systems, and solar and solar water heating. 

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