The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) is administering the Energy Loan Fund with funds collected through the [http://dsireusa.org/incentives/incentive.cfm?Incentive_Code=OH11R&re=1&ee=1 Advanced Energy Fund] and the U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program. Public entities, manufacturers, small businesses are eligible for funding, though other applicants will be considered.
Firelands Electric Cooperative (FEC) is offering rebates on energy efficient equipment to residential customers receiving electric service from FEC. Eligible equipment includes new Geothermal Heat Pumps, Air-Source Heat Pumps, Dual Fuel Heat Pumps, Electric Water Heaters, and HVAC controls. Geothermal and Air-Source Heat Pumps must be new and meet the efficiency requirements of the federal tax credit for Consumer Energy Efficiency standards, and meet all of FEC's efficiency requirements. Electric Water Heaters must have an Energy Factor of 0.90 or greater.
Ohio subsidiaries of FirstEnergy (Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company, Toledo Edison) offer rebates for the installation of certain energy efficiency improvements for commercial customers. These programs were created in response to Ohio Senate Bill 221, and funded by all non-residential customers of First Energy. Live webinar presentations are available on the website above to inform customers of new programs and program updates.
Ohio subsidiaries of FirstEnergy (Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company, Toledo Edison) offer rebates for builders of new, energy efficient homes. Each newly built home is eligible for a rebate of $400, plus $0.10/kWh saved annually over the reference home, as calculated by REM/Rate. The maximum amount per home is $1,200 and all construction and installation requirements must be met.
'''''Note: FirstEnergy will periodically solicit proposals for long term contracts. The most recent application has a due date of October 22, 2012. Check the program web site for the most recent Requests for Proposals. '''''
Ohio subsidiaries of FirstEnergy (Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company, Toledo Edison) offer rebates for the installation of certain energy efficiency improvements for residential and small business customers. Rebates are available for a variety of possible improvements which may be identified in an online energy analysis. View the program web site for equipment details and requirements. All equipment must meet minimum program specifications.
Columbia Gas of Ohio (CGO) partners with Huntington National Bank's Energy Performance Solutions program to offer a loan complementing rebates for energy efficient equipment to residential customers. Rebates may be available if a customer purchases or installs measures recommended by an eligible home energy auditor. The program requires that a representative of Conservation Services Group inspect and test the home before informing the residents of recommended measures and possible incentives. The $50 energy audit fee will be reimbursed if the customer qualifies for efficiency rebates.
Columbia Gas of Ohio (CGO) offers a number of rebates on energy efficient equipment and measures to residential customers. Rebates may be available if a customer purchases or installs measures recommended by an eligible home energy auditor. Furnaces and Boilers are eligible for rebates of up to $200 while a variety of insulation rebates are also available. The program requires that a representative of Conservation Services Group inspect and test the home before informing the residents of recommended measures and possible incentives.
Columbia Gas of Ohio offers professional Facility/Building Energy Audits to determine the potential for natural gas savings encouraging matching funds and requiring submittal of final energy audit report for payment. Natural Gas Energy conservation measures and re-commissioning must have a benefit/cost ratio of 2 or greater to qualify for rebates of up to 50%.
Consolidated Electric Cooperative provides rebates to residential customers who install electric water heaters, dual-fuel heating system or geothermal heat pumps. A dual-fuel heating systems consists of a new electric heat pump and a gas or oil furnace. The furnace will only activate when the outside temperature is below freezing, thereby increasing efficiency of the overall system. One application form is available for both the Geothermal and Duel Fuel System Rebates. The Electric Water Heater Rebate is located on a separate rebate form on the Consolidated Electric Cooperative web site.