Alternative Fuel and Idle Reduction Revolving Loan Program for Public Entities

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The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) offers low-interest energy efficiency loans through its Local Government Energy Loan program to local governments and educational institutions. Eligible energy efficiency improvement projects include those involving idle reduction equipment and natural gas and propane vehicle conversions or purchases. Dedicated and bi-fuel vehicles are eligible. Loans may cover both incremental and conversion costs. Local governments and public colleges and universities may borrow up to $350,000, and K-12 public schools may borrow up to $350,000 per campus or $500,000 per school system. The minimum loan amount is $50,000 and the maximum loan term is five years. For more information, including application availability, see the ADECA's Energy Division website.

Point of Contact
Maureen Neighbors
Energy Division Chief
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Phone: (334) 242-5292
maureen.neighbors@adeca.alabama.gov