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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Energy Investment Loan Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/06/2014
Program Overview:
State: Mississippi
Incentive Type: State Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, CHP/Cogeneration, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Management Systems
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Municipal Solid Waste, CHP/Cogeneration
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Schools, Local Government
Amount:$15,000 - $500,000
Maximum Incentive:$500,000
Terms:2% below prime rate; 10-year repayment term
Funding Source:Oil overcharge restitution funds from the U.S. Department of Energy
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Date Enacted:
Miss. Code ยง 57-39-39
Mississippi offers low-interest loans for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Eligible renewable energy technologies include solar thermal, solar space heat, solar process heat, photovoltaics (PV), alternative fuels, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas and hydropower. All projects must demonstrate that they will reduce a facility's energy costs. The interest rate is 2% below the prime rate, with a maximum loan term of 10 years. Loans range from $15,000 to $500,000. This program is supported by a revolving loan fund of $7 million, established through federal oil overcharge funds.
Applications are provided to interested parties by request. Contact the Mississippi Development Authority for more information.

  Terrance Spears
Mississippi Development Authority
Energy Division
P.O. Box 849
501 North West Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: (601) 359-3552
Fax: (601) 359-6642
Web Site:
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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