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Industrial Financing

What You Will Find Here

Valuable information and resources that will help you finance your energy efficient productivity improvement and pollution prevention technologies projects.

  • "Toolbook" - A Complete Financing Guide (PDF file, 255 pages, 848 kb, publication date: 1999)

    This invaluable book was presented in 1999 at an industrial projects financing workshop. It was developed by the Department of Energy, Office of Industrial Technologies to assist U.S. industries, providing current information on financing available for technologies that improve energy use and reduce pollution. Use the "Toolbook" to explore:

    • Financing options, techniques and strategies
    • Case Studies
    • Information on Federal Assistance programs
    • Resource Contact Information
  • Industrial Energy Efficiency Projects Financing Resources

    This list identifies other useful web sites and programs providing information and assistance on financing industrial projects.

  • Handbooks for Energy Efficiency

    Are you in the early stages of planning an energy efficiency project? If so, you may want to explore the "How to" Handbook Series. The following Handbooks are located at www.energy.ca.gov/reports/efficiency_handbooks/index.html, in the Energy Commission's publications database:

    • How to Finance Public Sector Energy Efficiency Projects
    • Energy Accounting: A Key Tool in Managing Energy Costs
    • How to Hire An Energy Auditor to Identify Energy Efficiency Projects
    • How to Hire an Energy Services Company
    • How to Hire A Construction Manager for Your Energy Efficiency Projects