SouthCarolinaSaves Green Community Loan Program (South Carolina)

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Last modified on December 17, 2014.

Financial Incentive Program

Place South Carolina

Name SouthCarolinaSaves Green Community Loan Program
Incentive Type State Loan Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, State Government, Tribal Government, Institutional
Eligible Technologies Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Furnaces, Central Air conditioners, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, CHP/Cogeneration
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount 50,0000 - 5,000,000

Funding Source Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds issued by the SC Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA)

Terms 15 year payback period
Program Administrator South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority

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


The SouthCarolinaSAVES™ Green Community Loan Program affords low cost financing to South Carolina governmental, institutional, and commercial and industrial properties for qualified conservation measures, including lighting, HVAC, controls, envelope, process improvement upgrades, solar photovoltaic systems, and LNG/CNG or propane fleet conversions. A below market rate is enabled through the use of Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds allocated by the South Carolina Energy Office and issued through the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA).

Projects are eligible to receive between $500,000 and $5,000,000 of low cost financing and must have a payback period of 15 years.

For more information about the SCSAVES program click here.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Greg Montgomery
Department CleanSource Capital

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


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