Revolving Energy Loans for Arizona (RELA) Program (Arizona)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Arizona

Name Revolving Energy Loans for Arizona (RELA) Program
Incentive Type State Loan Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
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
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 75%

Maximum Incentive 10,000 to 500,000

Terms 5%
Program Administrator Arizona Department of Commerce
Website Loans
Date added to DSIRE 2000-01-01
Last DSIRE Review 2001-11-14

References DSIRE[1]


The Revolving Energy Loans for Arizona (RELA) Program is offered by the Department of Commerce for companies that either manufacture renewable energy, alternative energy, or energy conserving equipment or acquire such equipment for use in their own processes. Manufacturers can qualify for the loan only if they have at least two years operating experience in Arizona. Loan requests may range from $10,000 to $500,000, up to a maximum of 75% of total project costs. Fixed interest rates are 5% for conservation or retrofit projects and manufacturing. Projects must have seven years simple payback or less.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Patty Duff
Department Arizona Department of Commerce
Division Energy Office
Address 3800 North Central, Suite 1200

Place Phoenix, Arizona
Zip/Postal Code 85012
Phone (602) 280-1340


  • 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)"