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City of Milwaukee - Milwaukee Shines Solar Financing   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/11/2012
Program Overview:
State: Wisconsin
Incentive Type: Local Loan Program
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-Family Residential
Maximum Incentive:$20,000
Terms:Interest Rate Maximum: Prime + 2.25%
Interest Rate Minimum: Prime + 1.5%
Loan Length: 15 year maximum
Start Date:07/28/2011
Web Site: http://city.milwaukee.gov/SolarLoans
Summary:

Beginning July 28, 2011, the City of Milwaukee will be offering low-interest loans for solar energy under its Milwaukee Shines Solar Financing program. Loans are available to homeowners of 1-3 unit, owner-occupied homes in Milwaukee. Interest rate maximum is prime rate plus 2.5%, and as low as prime plus 1.5%. Loans are limited to $20,000 and 15 years. Eligible equipment includes solar electric systems of up to 6 kilowatts (kW) and solar hot water systems of up to 8 panels. Projects must be installed by a Focus on Energy Residential Ally installer. Installers can be found here.

The Milwaukee Shines program is also offering a $1,000 cash-back reward to the first 20 participants in the loan program.

Application information is available on the Milwaukee Shines web site.


 
Contact:
  Amy Heart
City of Milwaukee
Office of Environmental Sustainability
200 East Wells
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 286-5593
E-Mail: aheart@milwaukee.gov
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