Energy Revolving Loan Fund - Public Entities (Michigan)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name Energy Revolving Loan Fund - Public Entities
Incentive Type State Loan Program
Applicable Sector Local Government
Eligible Technologies Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers, Furnaces, Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Siding, Roofs, Custom/Others pending approval, Solar Water Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Heat Pumps
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount 100,000-2,500,000

Funding Source American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)

Maximum Incentive 2,500,000

Terms 3% fixed interest rate

6-year maximum

Program Administrator Michigan Economic Development Corporation

References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Note: The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is not currently accepting applications for this loan fund. Check the program web site for future solicitations.

In January 2010, Michigan enacted the Public Act 242 of 2009, which established the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Revolving Loan Fund Program. The Public Entities portion of the loan program is available to cities and villages located in Michigan for energy efficiency and renewable energy systems. Applicants are evaluated based on minimum credit standards. Program funds cannot be used for any costs incurred before the date of the loan agreement.

The following size restrictions apply for wind, solar thermal water heat, and ground source heat pumps:

  • Wind: 20 kW or smaller
  • Solar Thermal: 20 kW or smaller
  • Ground Source Heat Pump: 5.5 tons of capacity or smaller

Applications are available on the program web site and must be submitted to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Robert Jackson
Department Michigan Energy Office
Address 611 W. Ottawa Ave.
Place Lansing, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48909
Phone (517) 373-2731


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: MCL § 460.911 et seq.
Date Effective 2010-01-08
Date Enacted 2010-01-08

Authority 2: E.O. No. 2011-4
Date Effective 2011-04-24
Date Enacted 2011-02-23

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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