There may be money out there waiting for you to find it - and not only as a consumer. Corporations can gain access to rebates and incentives.
- The Database of State Incentives for
Renewables and Efficiency is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and is an
ongoing project of the North Carolina Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable
Energy Council. At www.dsireusa.org, you can search for local, state, federal
and utility incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Many of the offers pertain to manufacturing companies. On the website, users
will find menu items like frequently asked questions, a glossary, search by
state using a map of the United States, and even ways to customize the
directory to shorten your search time.
- Companies interested in combined heat and power (CHP) systems and biomass/biogas projects may qualify for federal and state incentives. According to http://www.epa.gov/chp/funding/funding.html, CHP and biomass/biogas funding opportunities include financial incentives such as grants, tax incentives and low-interest loans as well as and tradable allowances.
Linda Becker, Associate Publisher and Editor, BeckerL@bnpmedia.com