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04/01/2019

Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants

Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants in Maine

Applications for Grants of $20,000 or Less | Guaranteed Loan/Grant of $20,000 or Less Combo Applications: Deadline -- April 1, 2019

Applications for Unrestricted Grants | Guaranteed Loan/Unrestricted Grant Combo Applications: Deadline -- April 1, 2019

Guaranteed Loans: Continuous Application Cycle

This program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

For more details and contact info, please go HERE

Funds may be used for renewable energy systems, such as:

  • Biomass (for example: biodiesel and ethanol, anaerobic digesters, and solid fuels)
  • Geothermal for electric generation or direct use
  • Hydropower below 30 megawatts
  • Hydrogen
  • Small and large wind generation
  • Small and large solar generation
  • Ocean (tidal, current, thermal) generation
  •  

Funds may also be used for the purchase, installation and construction of energy efficiency improvements, such as:

  • High efficiency heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC)
  • Insulation
  • Lighting
  • Cooling or refrigeration units
  • Doors and windows
  • Electric, solar or gravity pumps for sprinkler pivots
  • Switching from a diesel to electric irrigation motor
  • Replacement of energy-inefficient equipment

What funding is available?

 

Loan guarantees on loans up to 75% of total eligible project costs

Grants for up to 25% of total eligible project costs

Combined grant and guaranteed loan funding up to 75% of total eligible project costs

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Please contact:

Brian A. Wilson, P.E.

Business and Cooperative Programs Director

[email protected]

Telephone:  (207) 990-9168

Facsimile:  (855) 589-1098