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Find Local Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency in One Place

February 3, 2011

DSIRE:  Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

Database for State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

If you are looking for a web site that has centralized information about federal, state, local and utility incentives and policies for renewable energy and energy efficiency, then there is one place for you to go that has data that is current and consolidated.  It is DSIRE:  Database for State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency.  The site is funded, administered, and run through a partnership between the following agencies:  the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, the North Carolina Solar Center, U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.

The information is useful to many local sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, nonprofit, schools, local government, state government, federal government, and associations.  Information includes:

  • Rebates from local utilities such as Ameren Illinois, ComEdm, Nicor Gas, and local cooperatives
  • Property tax incentives for wind and solar
  • Illinois Community Foundation Grants
  • Sales Tax Exemption for Wind Energy Business Designated High Impact Business

Information is available for every state.  Click here for information specific to the state of Illinois and discover what incentives and policies are available for local residents.

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