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There are a number of options available to residents, businesses, local governments, etc. in relation to becoming more energy efficient. Take a look at the options below to see if one may be right for you.
The funding opportunities featured in this section include grants, rebates, and low-interest loans. These opportunities are unrelated to OED. Please click on the provided link to learn more about these opportunities, and direct your questions to the funding organization, not to OED.
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Indiana Finance Authority (IFA)
Low-interest loans for IN communities and businesses to improve wastewater and drinking water infrastructure, including energy efficiency
Municipal and private water
Indiana Department of Environmental
Funds idling technology and retrofits to or purchases of hybrid or alternative fuel vehicles - Lake, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, and Allen Counties
public entities, and the private sector
County Community Foundations
Energy efficiency and renewable energy projects
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES BY INDIANA UTILITY
Help facility managers and building owners achieve long-term, cost effective energy savings
of Duke Energy,
For every member/supporter who completes a Home Energy Assessment, an enrolled organization will receive $25 - up to $25,000
of Duke Energy,
Environmental protection grants. Past projects have included green roofs, energy career summer camps, energy efficient homes, and green buildings.
Nonprofits, government, & state universities in I&M's service territory
Indianapolis Power & Light
Small-scale solar and wind projects.
SOLAR: Recieve up to $4,000 per system, $1.00 per Watt installed. Max size = 19.9 kW.
WIND: Receive up to $4,000 per system, $1.00 per Watt installed. Max = 49.9 kW.
Residents & small to medium sized commerical & industrial
customers in IPL's
REMC & Farmers
Program provides a free energy audit and upfront financing for air sealing, insulation, and geothermal heat pumps. Repayment will be collected monthy on your electric bill to the REMC and be relative to the amount of savings.
REMC territory only
Ongoing until funds run out
Level 2 Changing Stations for Electric Vehicles
Nonprofits in NIPSCO
Educational opportunities or projects the increase environmental awareness
Nonprofits in Northeastern REMC
3rd Monday in December
3rd Monday in March
1st Monday in June
1st Monday in September
Envirowatss provides a way for you to show your support for environmental improvment projects in your community, support the environment, and demonstrate your interest in renewable
Association for Community
Stay tuned for more info
IACED will offer technical and financial assistance to its members and other partners to install small solar energy projects (less than .5 megawatts).
Funding for energy conservation and environmental stewardship
Nonprofits that are
Idle-reduction, aerodynamic tech, retrofit, and early
replacement of buses, medium or heavy trucks, marine
engines, and locomotives
local or tribal
Department of Commerce
Grants to support job creation in economically
distressed areas of the U.S. Can also support green
economic development; including renewable energy,
green building, energy efficiency, and recyclying.
Focus on green economy, transportation, and smart
NATIONAL FUNDING FOR ENERGY PRODUCERS, INSTALLERS, FARMS & BUSINESSES
Stay tuned for Update
Provides grants and loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects located in rural areas. Contact your local USDA office for more information.
Farms & Small Businesses
Cash awards of up to $10 million to the first three teams that demonstrate an average of $1 per watt for non-hardware costs such as permitting, interconnection, and inspection
Community Development Transportation Lending Services Inc.
Financing for the purchase of EPA or CARB verified emission control and/or idle reduction technologies
Cascade Sierra Solutions
Financing for the purchase of EPA or CARB verified emission contral and/or idle reduction technologies. Financing for eligible truck replacements, engine repowers, idle reduction technologies, and exhause retrofits.
NATIONAL GRANTS FOR ENERGY RESEARCHERS
Topics under Material Measurement, Physical Measurement, Engineering, Information Technology, Neutron Research, Nanoscale Science & Tech, and Office of Special Programs
Funds transformative research that lies beyond that which industry would normally fund: new approaches to solving generic problems and deveopment of collaborative industry-university educational programs
Researchers and Industry
SARE grants fund research and education projects exploring such as on-farm renewable energy
Researchers, producers, educators, nonpofits & students