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Arkansas

Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Sustainable Building Design Revolving Loan Fund   

Last DSIRE Review: 07/28/2014
Program Overview:
State: Arkansas
Incentive Type: State Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Lighting, Furnaces , Central Air conditioners, Heat recovery, Steam-system upgrades, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Motor VFDs, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval
Applicable Sectors: State Government
Amount:100% project financing
Maximum Incentive:100% project financing
Terms:All equipment must be new and commercially available. Systems must meet UL, IEEE, NEC, and SRCC standards where applicable.
Funding Source:Initial funding cam from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant to the Arkansas Energy Office of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and additional contributions have since been made bythe State of Arkansas through the Governor’s General Improvement Funds.
Program Budget:$14,370,000
Start Date:1/8/2010
Web Site: http://aba.arkansas.gov/aboutUs/Pages/SRLF.aspx
Summary:

The ABA Revolving Loan Fund is an interest free loan program adopted by the Arkansas General Assembly through Act 1372 of 2009.  The loan program provides a funding mechanism for state agencies, boards, and commissions, including institutions of higher learning who own their own facilities and for renovations which exceed $250,000. The ABA Revolving Loan Fund was funded by a grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and contributions from the State of Arkansas (Governor’s General Improvement Funds).   Funds are available on a continuing bases. 

Further information is available from the Arkansas Building Authority on the RLF procedures, application and agreement requirements.

* A revolving loan program is one in which the loan repayments are added back into the fund. In this way, the loan program, in theory, may continue indefinitely.


 
Contact:
  AEDC Project/Regional Manager
Arkansas Energy Office
Arkansas Economic Development Commission
900 W. Capitol, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 682-7694
Phone 2: (800) 275-2672
Fax: (501) 682-7499
E-Mail: eellis@arkansasedc.com
Web Site: http://www.arkansasenergy.org
 
  Charles Thomas
Arkansas Building Authority
501 Woodlane, Suite 101N
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: ((50) 1) -682-
E-Mail: cthomas@aba.state.ar.us
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