Tennessee Clean Energy Technology Grant (Tennessee)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Tennessee

Name Tennessee Clean Energy Technology Grant
Incentive Type State Grant Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Solar Hybrid Lighting
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 40%






Equipment Requirements Solar water heating collectors and systems must be SRCC certified.

Any electrical generating equipment installed must carry appropriate certifications such as UL, etc., and meet any current building code requirements.









Maximum Incentive 75,000










Program Administrator Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Website http://www.tennessee.gov/ecd/BD_clean_energy_grant.html
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-21
Last DSIRE Review 2010-02-12



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

Note: As of August 2010, this program is no longer offered. The State of Tennessee Economic and Community Development Energy Division is now offering a pilot grant program for businesses to install renewable energy systems at their facilities.* To qualify, the facility where the system will be installed must undergo an energy audit. The grant amounts are 40% of the installed cost for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, wind, solar water heating, hydrogen fuel cells and solar hybrid lighting up to a maximum of $75,000. The minimum grant amount is $5,000.

Note that the Tennessee Clean Energy Technology Grant is only for businesses. Homes and non-profits, such as schools and churches, are not eligible for the program.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Ryan Gooch
Department Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Division Energy Division
Address 312 8th Avenue, North, 10th Floor
Address 2 William Snodgrass Tennessee Tower
Place Nashville, Tennessee
Zip/Postal Code 37243-0405
Phone (615) 741-2994
Phone 2 (615) 741-6671

Email Ryan.Gooch@state.tn.us
Website http://www.tennessee.gov/ecd/CD_energy.html
Contact Name Gil Melear-Hough
Department Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Address P.O. Box 1842

Place Knoxville, Tennessee
Zip/Postal Code 37901
Phone (865) 637-6055 Ext:15


Email gil@cleanenergy.org
Website http://www.cleanenergy.org/
     

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

References

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

Rebates Grants Solar Photovoltaic Incentives

PV Commercial % Max 40%






PV Commercial Max $ $75,000



































Rebates Grants Solar Water Heating Incentives

SWH Commercial Max $ $75,000


SWH Commercial % Max 40%











Rebates Grants Wind Incentives

Wind Commercial % Max 40%






Wind Commercial Max $ $75,000






























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

References

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