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Cedarburg Light & Water Utility - Commercial Shared Savings Loan Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/03/2014
Program Overview:
State: Wisconsin
Incentive Type: Utility Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Central Air conditioners, Compressed air, Motors, Motor VFDs, Agricultural Equipment, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Personal Computing Equipment, Case Lighting, Network Management
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Agricultural
Amount:$2,500 - $50,000
Maximum Incentive:$50,000
Terms:Rate: 2%
Repayment: 60 months
All equipment and projects must be qualified by Cedarburg Light & Water Utility
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Note: This program is no longer available.  New programs of Cederburg Light and Water will be announced in the first quarter of 2015.

Cedarburg Light and Water Utility (CLWU) provides loans for commercial, industrial and agricultural customers to increase the energy efficiency of eligible facilities. Loans are meant to provide the up-front capital, based on expected savings, needed for many energy retrofit projects.  Projects may include any new electrical energy-saving or demand-reducing measure that results in lasting impacts for the facility. A 2% annual fee, compounded monthly, is included in the payments. All projects must meet our minimum energy efficiency requirements for consideration for Shared Savings funding. Customers must have at least a three-year, clean payment history with the utility in order to be eligible. A full credit review will be performed prior to attainment of Shared Savings funding. . To discover whether a business qualifies for an incentive, customers should contact an Energy Services Representative at CLWU for more information

Wisconsin Focus on Energy offers other financial incentives to eligible business customers for installing qualifying energy efficiency measures. These measures include a variety of technologies including energy efficient lighting, motors, compressed air, and HVAC equipment.

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