Bristol Tennessee Electric Service - Energy Savings Loan Program (Tennessee)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Tennessee

Name Bristol Tennessee Electric Service - Energy Savings Loan Program
Incentive Type Utility Loan Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Doors, Heat pumps, Windows
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount up to $10,000

Maximum Incentive $10,000

Terms Rate: not specified
Repayment: up to 10 years
Program Administrator Bristol Tennessee Electric Service
Date added to DSIRE 2006-08-17
Last DSIRE Review 2012-04-23
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Bristol Tennessee Electric Service (BTES) offers financing to its residential customers to help pay for energy efficient home improvements through the Energy Savings Loan Program. Eligible customers may borrow up to $10,000 for a maximum of 10 years. Eligible items include:

  • Inspected Electric heat pumps
  • Attic insulation (R19 minimum) and ventilation
  • Floor insulation (R19 minimum) and ventilation
  • Insulated replacement windows
  • Insulated exterior doors
  • Insulated garage doors (automatic garage door openers can be included)
  • Electrical service upgrades
  • Storm doors

The loans can be paid off in as many as 10 years, and monthly payments can be added to the customer's utility bill. No down payment is required, but customers must qualify under the BTES financing plan. In addition, a BTES Energy Advisor is required to inspect home improvements after installation. More information may be found on the web site listed above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Kevin Frederick
Department Bristol Tennessee Electric Service

Address PO Box 549

Place Bristol, Tennessee
Zip/Postal Code 37621
Phone (423) 793-5547


  • 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)"