Small Business Energy Loan Program (California)

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Last modified on May 23, 2011.

Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Small Business Energy Loan Program
Incentive Type State Loan Program
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Renewable Transportation Fuels, Geothermal Electric, Municipal Solid Waste, All
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount varies

Maximum Incentive varies

Terms 5% interest rate
Program Administrator California Energy Commission

References DSIRE[1]


Sponsored by the California Energy Commission, the Small Business Energy Loan Program offers low interest (5%) loans to qualified small businesses for the demonstration of alternative energy and efficiency technologies. This program does not fund energy research and development projects.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Mike Smith
Department California Energy Commission
Address 1516 9th Street
Place Sacramento, California
Zip/Postal Code 95814
Phone (916) 654-4989

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


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"