The Energy Commission will accept loan applications on a first-come, first-served basis for projects with proven energy savings
Eligible for 0% Interest Rate loans:
- School district
- Charter school
- County office of education
- State special school
- Community college district
Eligible for 1% Interest Rate Loans:
- Special Districts
- Public College or University (except community colleges)
- Public Care Institutions/ Public Hospitals
- University of California and
- California State University
Residential, commercial, and/or private non-profit institutions are not eligible for these funds.
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The California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) is the State of California’s only general-purpose financing authority. The Legislature created IBank in 1994 to finance public infrastructure and private development that promote a healthy climate for jobs, contribute to a strong economy, and improve the quality of life in California communities.
IBank’s current programs include the Infrastructure State Revolving Fund (ISRF) Program; Bond Financing Program, including: 501(c)(3) Bonds, Industrial Development Bonds; Exempt Facility Bonds; and Public Agency Revenue Bonds; as well as the Small Business Finance Center. In addition, IBank created the California Lending for Energy and Environmental Needs Center – CLEEN Center – to help meet the State’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals.
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The Energy Commission’s electricity innovation investments follow an energy innovation pipeline program design, funding applied research and development, technology demonstration and deployment, and market facilitation to create new energy solutions, foster regional innovation, and bring clean energy ideas to the marketplace.
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