Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Loan Program (Ohio)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Ohio

Name Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance - Residential Loan Program (Ohio)
Incentive Type Local Loan Program
Eligible Technologies Ceiling Fan, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, Solar Water Heat
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Terms 6.99% fixed rate; loan term of 10 years

Loans available from $2,500 - $20,000
100% financing available
Rebates up to 50% are also available with the loan

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


The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance provides loans for single family residencies and owner occupied duplexes in Hamilton county in Ohio and Boone, Kenton, and Campbell counties in Kentucky. To qualify for loans, homeowners must receive a Home Performance with Energy Star energy assessment, which is provided at a discount price through Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance. In the post-assessment report homeowners can review what energy efficiency upgrades are available and apply for loans from $2,500 - $20,000 on upgrades such as:

  • Envelope air sealing
  • Insulation
  • Ductwork air sealing
  • HVAC
  • Water heaters
  • Appliances
  • Windows/doors/skylights
  • Lighting.

For more information see the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance web site. Greater Cincinnati also offers a rebate program for homeowners who upgrade their home with energy efficient equipment.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance

Address 200 W 4th Street, Suite 600
Place Cincinnati, Ohio
Zip/Postal Code 45202
Phone (513) 621-4232
Fax (513) 297-7299

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


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