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Energy Efficiency Loans

dCHPP Glossary (PDF) (2 pp, 53K)

Date Last Updated11/16/2012
Incentive TypeLoan
State/FederalCA
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeState Assistance Fund for Enterprise, Business and Industrial Development Corporation (SAFE-BIDCO)
Incentive Initiation Date1/1/1981
Incentive Size and Funding SourceSAFE-BIDCO offers loans up to $350,000 or 10 times the amount of estimated annual savings, whichever is less.
Eligible RecipientEligible recipients include: California small businesses, qualifying landlords and non-profit organizations. An applicant must meet SBA size standards. The borrower must be the project's owner, operator and beneficiary. Tenants must have landlord approval.
Eligible FuelDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaApplicant may not have a net worth in excess of $6 million nor have average net income in excess of $2 million. Eligible projects include conservation projects that conserve energy equal to 15% of normal usage, projects that manage energy load or retrofits projects (energy-efficient measures in existing facilities or acquisition of equipment for a new facility). Each project submitted must have an analysis of its energy impact.
Application Form(s)Energy Efficiency Improvements Loan Application (PDF) (10 pp, 304K)
Resource Website(s) http://www.safe-bidco.com/loan-programs/energy-efficiency-loans/ exit EPA

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