Energy Conservation Assistance Act – Zero to Low Interest Loans

The California Energy Commission’s Energy Conservation Assistance Act (ECAA) offers zero-interest rate loans to public schools and 1 percent rate loans to public entities and California Native American Tribes. Loans finance , energy efficiency and energy generation projects, energy storage systems, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • Lighting and lighting control systems
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment
  • On-site clean energy generation, such as photovoltaic systems
  • Building envelope and insulation
  • Energy storage systems
  • Electric vehicle infrastructure used to power public fleets
Assistance Program Type
Energy Efficiency
Topics and Sectors Targeted