Grants, Loans and Tax Credits

Periodically, other incentives on energy efficiency projects may be offered through non-PPL Electric Utilities programs. This could mean extra savings for you. Below is a list of some of the more popular state and federal outlets that offer an opportunity for extra savings on energy efficiency projects.

Federal Income Tax Credits ENERGY STAR products eligible for tax credits are independently certified to save energy, save money and protect the environment. 

ENERGY STAR® rebate locator ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping residential and business consumers save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. To encourage customers to buy energy efficient products, ENERGY STAR partners occasionally sponsor special offers, such as sales tax exemptions or credits, or incentives on qualified products. This search is provided as a service to consumers to find such special offers or incentives where they exist, based on information that partners submit to ENERGY STAR. 

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency 

DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council. 

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 - Pennsylvania Recovery Act funds to advance its energy programs for businesses, energy producers and homeowners. 

Pennsylvania Alternative and Clean Energy Program  

Loans available for commercial, industrial, non-profit, schools, local governments and multifamily projects. Approval required before starting project. 

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

   • Pollution Prevention & Energy Assistance

   • Energy Financial Incentives for PA Businesses 

Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority

Low-interest loans and lines of credit through certified economic development organizations (CEDOs) for eligible businesses that commit to creating and/or retaining jobs and for the development of industrial parks and multi-tenant facilities. 

Small Business Advantage Grant Program 

Pennsylvania DEP is now accepting applications for small business advantage grants for pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects. Applicants will be considered on a first come, first served basis. Applications will be accepted until fiscal year 14-15 funds are exhausted. 

The Sustainable Energy Fund Financing is available to assists energy users in overcoming financial barriers to a sustainable energy future. 

USDA Rural Energy for America Program  The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides loan guarantees and grants to agricultural producers and rural small businesses (not just farms) to complete a variety of projects.

Lehigh Financial Group Customize leases and loans are available for small business owners. 

DEP Agriculture Energy Efficiency Rebate Program