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Otter Tail Power Company - Dollar Smart Financing Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 09/22/2014
Program Overview:
State: North Dakota
Incentive Type: Utility Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Lighting, Furnaces , Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Heat recovery, Duct/Air sealing, Motors, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Unspecified Technologies, Thermal Storage, Process Improvement Systems, Building Rewiring, Other Electric Cooling Applications
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential
Amount:Minimum: $150
Maximum Incentive:Loans may not exceed 80% of projects total cost
General Residential: $7,000
Geothermal for Residential: $20,000
GeneralBusiness: up to $100,000
Terms:Rate: 8.5%
Repayment: 12-60 months
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Otter Tail Power Company's Dollar Smart Financing Program offers $150 - $100,000 loans to its residential and business customers. Customers who have satisfactory 12-month payment histories with Otter Tail or another utility may use the 8.5% interest rate loan to finance purchases of new electric technologies. Loans may not exceed 80 percent of the project's total cost, and the maximum residential loan is $7,000 with the exception of geothermal heat pump installations which are eligible for up to $20,000 in financing. The maximum loan amount for businesses is $100,000. Contact Otter Tail Power Company for more program information.  General household appliances such as refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers, etc. do not qualify for DollarSmart financing.

  Customer Service - OTPC
Otter Tail Power Company
PO Box 496
215 S Cascade Street
Fergus Falls, MN 56538-0496
Phone: (800) 257-4044
Phone 2: (218) 739-8200
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