Financing Opportunities

California Clean Energy Jobs Act

The The California Clean Energy Jobs Act makes changes to corporate income taxes and, except as specified, provides $550 million annually from the General Fund to the Clean Energy Job Creation Fund, or the Job Creation Fund, for five fiscal years beginning with the 2013-14 fiscal year. The grant funds will be allocated to California's K-12 schools and community colleges, and includes a number of requirements to ensure Proposition 39 funds deliver the expected energy efficiency and cost savings.

California Clean Energy Jobs Act, Proposition 39

Bright Schools Program (K-12)

The Bright Schools Program provides a wide range of technical assistance to public K-12 school districts. Typical services include conducting energy audits, reviewing existing proposals and designs, and developing equipment performance specifications. All publicly funded California K-12 school districts are eligible for assistance from the Bright Schools Program.

Bright Schools Program

Energy Partnership Program

The Energy Partnership Program (EPP) provides a wide range of technical assistance to Cities, Counties, Special Districts, Public Colleges and Universities and Public Hospitals/Care facilities. Typical services include conducting energy audits, reviewing existing proposals and designs, and developing equipment performance specifications.

Energy Partnership Program

Energy Efficiency Financing Program

The Energy Conservation Assistance Act (ECAA) Low Interest Loans provide cities, counties, public schools & colleges, special districts, public care institutions, and public hospitals a financing opportunity for energy efficiency and energy generation projects. Approximately $25 million is currently available with the maximum loan amount set at $3 million per application. There is no minimum loan amount.

Energy Conservation Assistance Act

Energy Upgrade California

Energy Upgrade California is your one-stop-shop for home improvement projects that lower your energy use, conserve water and natural resources, and make your home healthier and more comfortable. Use this website to: plan your upgrade projects; locate participating contractors; and find rebates and incentives in your local area. Simply enter in your city name or zip code and check out the incentive programs under the finance tab.

Energy Upgrade California