Nebraska Solar Incentives

Nebraska Solar Incentives;
Dollar and Energy Savings Loans;
State: Nebraska

  • Incentive Type: State Loan Program
  • Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Ceiling Fan, Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Roofs, Custom/Others pending approval, Whole House Fans, Personal Computing Equipment, Combined Water and Space, Heaters, Hot Water Flow Restrictors, Automatic Flue or Vent Dampers, Intermittent Ignition Devices, Telecommunications, Pollution Prevention
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Municipal Solid Waste, Skylights
  • Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential, Nonprofit, Local Government, Multi-Family Residential, Agricultural
  • Amount: Varies
  • Maximum Incentive: Traditional Dollar and Energy Savings Loans:
  • Residential: $35,000 – $75,000;
  • Non-Residential: $75,000 – $175,000;
  • Home Electronics: $10,000;
  • Office Equipment: $25,000
  • ARRA-Related Loans
  • Non-Residenial: $750,000
  • Terms: Effective interest rate varies between 2.5% and 5% depending on the technology and the origin of the funds.
  • Payback term ranges between 5 and 15 years.
  • Funding Source: Oil Overcharge Funds; ARRA; miscellaneous state, public power district, and federal funds
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Jack Osterman
Nebraska Energy Office
P.O. Box 95085
1111 O Street, Suite 223
Lincoln, NE 68509-5085
Phone: (402) 471-2867
Fax: (402) 471-3064
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