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Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans & Grants

USDA Rural Development is seeking applications for its Rural Energy for America Program. The program provides grants and guaranteed loans to farmers and small businesses to support the installation of renewable energy and energy efficiency improvements. Applicants may apply for grants up to 25% of the total project costs. Energy efficiency grants can range from $1,500 to $250,000 while renewable energy grants range from $2,500 to $500,000. Examples of former projects include, but are not limited to, the installation of:
  • wood pellet boilers
  • solar panels

Energy Infrastructure Deployment of Tribal lands

Consistent with the Administration's all of the above energy strategy and recognizing the breadth of energy resources on Tribal Lands, energy infrastructure projects sought under this FOA are fuel and technology neutral. Specifically, under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), DOE's Office of Indian Energy is soliciting applications from Indian Tribes, which include Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Village Corporations, and Tribal Energy Resource Development Organizations to:

SDG&E (Gas) - Energy Efficiency Business Rebates

SDG&E offers incentive programs for businesses looking to improve their energy efficiency. Customers should contact SDG&E regarding eligibility and maximum incentive amounts. More information and program details can be found in the program handbook. Overall Program DetailsIncentive AmountSpace Heating Boiler: $0.25 per MBtuhDirect Contact Water Heater: $2 per MBtuhInstantaneous Water Heater: $0.50 - $2 per MbtuhStorage Water Heater: $2 per MBtuhProcess Boiler/Water Heater: $0.50 per MBtuhClothes Washer: $35 or $75 per unitFood Service Equipment: varies

PG&E - Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

PG&E offers rebates for owners and managers of multi-family properties of five or more units. The program has two incentive components 1) an assessment incentive which is paid on a per dwelling unit basis for assessment and verification, and 2) an upgrade incentive which is a performance-based incentives for the energy efficiency upgrades. See program website for complete details.  Overall Program DetailsIncentive AmountAssessment Incentive: $100 per dwelling unit for up to 200 units.

Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) - Amador County APCD

The federal Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) has been amended a number of times, most recently in December 2015. The table below shows the value of the investment tax credit for each technology by year. The expiration date for solar technologies and wind is based on when construction begins. For all other technologies, the expiration date is based on when the system is placed in service (fully installed and being used for its intended purpose).

Deployment of Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy on Indian Lands - 2017

DE-FOA-0001660: Deployment of Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy on Indian Lands - 2017 Under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), DOE’s Office of Indian Energy is soliciting applications from Indian Tribes (including Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Village Corporations) and Tribal Energy Resource Development Organizations to: (1) Install energy efficiency measures and clean energy systems on tribal buildings (Topic Area 1) through: a. Deep energy retrofits (Topic Area 1.a.), or b.

PG&E (Gas) - Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates - Furnaces

Through the Rebates for Multi-Family Properties Program, PG&E offers prescriptive rebates for owners and managers of multi-family properties of two or more units. Boilers, furnaces, clothes washers and water heaters are among the eligible products for rebates. Owners or managers can receive up to $1,500 for certain pieces of equipment and specified measures. All equipment requirements must be met. Contact PG&E for more information on this program or visit the program web site listed above.

PG&E (Gas) - Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates - Boilers

Through the Rebates for Multi-Family Properties Program, PG&E offers prescriptive rebates for owners and managers of multi-family properties of two or more units. Boilers, furnaces, clothes washers and water heaters are among the eligible products for rebates. Owners or managers can receive up to $1,500 for certain pieces of equipment and specified measures. All equipment requirements must be met. Contact PG&E for more information on this program or visit the program web site listed above.