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Funding Energy Projects for Small Businesses

For small businesses in our region, we offer free guidance, professional connections, and application assistance for the following programs that provide cost-share funding for energy projects. Through our over-the-phone consultations or site visits, we can help realize your business's energy goals and connect you with the resources and people to make them happen.


REAP - Rural Energy for America Program

For rural small businesses (or  farms) in all counties, 25% cost-share grants for renewable energy systems and energy efficiency measures. Project minimum: $6,000 for energy efficiency projects and $10,000 for renewable energy projects.

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Application deadline: April 1st, October 31st


Duke Energy Small Business Energy Saver Program

For all Duke business customers, free audits and up to 80% cost-share funding for energy-efficiency improvements.

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For information on additional financial incentives for on-farm energy projects, go here. (under construction)