This guide provides information that can assist both lenders and consumers in financing solar energy systems, which include both solar electric (photovoltaic) and solar thermal systems. It also includes information about other ways to make solar energy systems more affordable, as well as descriptions of special mortgage programs for energy-efficient homes.

The program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing.

The first of a three-volume series designed to support electric cooperatives as they explore and pursue utility-scale, utility-owned solar PV deployments.

The HomeStyle® Energy mortgage loan is designed to support homeowners efforts to increase energy and water efficiency and reduce utility costs as well as create home resiliency for environmental disasters or to repair damage from such disasters. Borrowers can finance energy or water efficiency or resiliency upgrades when purchasing or refinancing a home. HomeStyle Energy may be a more affordable financing solution than a subordinate lien, home equity line of credit, Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan, or unsecured loan.

This paper explores elements of on-bill financing program design and provides several examples of on-bill products and services.

DOE: Loan Programs Office

Title 17 Innovative Energy Projects: Renewable Energy & Efficient Energy.

DOE: Loan Programs Office

LPO provides borrowers access to capital, flexible financing, and expert project support to help reinvigorate, advance, and transform America’s energy infrastructure.

DOE: Loan Programs Office

Provide debt financing to catalyze commercial deployment of new energy technology in the U.S. by demonstrating operational and financial viability.

The Guide’s objective is to help government entities facilitate financing support in the commercial and residential sectors, with a secondary focus on helping state and local governments finance improvements to their own buildings.

This map provides links to agrisolar financial information throughout the United States.  If you click on the dot(s) for your state, you will see potential funding sources, assistance programs, utility incentives, and tax breaks. Check-in frequently– as new incentives, programs, and funding sources develop, we will update the map.  We will also post grants and funding opportunities in our forum here: Funding Opportunities | The AgriSolar Community Forum (