Focus on Energy - Renewable Energy Zero-Interest Loans (Wisconsin)
Last modified on May 23, 2011.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Focus on Energy - Renewable Energy Zero-Interest Loans|
|Incentive Type||State Loan Program|
|Eligible Technologies||Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount||2,500 - 20,000|
|Expiration Date||Funds available only on a first-come, first-served basis|
|Terms||0% APR; 10-year maximum term|
|Date added to DSIRE||2002-03-19|
|Last DSIRE Review||2006-01-12|
Focus on Energy offers zero-interest loans to finance renewable-energy projects at existing owner-occupied single-family and duplex homes. Eligible technologies include photovoltaics (PV), solar hot-water systems and wind-energy systems. Homeowners may borrow $2,500 - $20,000 at 0% interest for up to 10 years. Applicants may be asked to verify income when loans exceed $4,000. Systems must be installed by a participating contractor.
Applications for 0% loans are available on the program web site. Renewable-energy systems must be installed on the property of an eligible customer, and the property must be located in the service territory of a participating electric or natural gas provider. Funds are limited and will be available only on a first-come, first-served basis.
Focus on Energy is a public-private partnership offering energy information and services to residential, business and industrial customers throughout Wisconsin. These services are delivered by a group of firms contracted by the Wisconsin Department of Administration's Division of Energy. This program seeks to encourage energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy, enhance the environment and ensure the future supply of energy for Wisconsin.
|Contact Name||Focus on Energy|
|Address||431 Charmany Dr.|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.