Renewable energy and energy efficiency incentives

In the US, there are numerous federal, provincial, local/municipal and utility incentives to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. These incentives can include rebates, loans, tax incentives and other forms of financial support.

Listed below are US databases that will allow you to quickly and easily locate appropriate funding sources for your residential, commercial or public project. Your tax professional can provide additional assistance in identifying incentive programs and help guide you through the application process. 

Incentives – US

> DSIRE Website

ENERGY STAR® provides information on federal tax credits for energy efficient consumer products as well as a Special Offer/Rebate finder for incentives sponsored by ENERGY STAR partners.


> Vitodens 200 88kW Commercial Financial Incentives by State

> Expansion of wood energy markets allows new biomass heating grant applications

With the announcement from the USDA of $8 million to expand the use of wood products and wood energy markets, new grants for biomass heating can now be awarded to businesses, non-profits, education facilities, local governments, and more to promote economic and environmental health of their communities.