LADWP - Non-Residential EfficiencyWise Loan Program

June 22, 2007


Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and SAFE-BIDCO (a state-owned small business assistance agency), in cooperation with the California Energy Extension Service, offer loans of up to $200,000 to small businesses, some landlords, and non-profit organizations who wish to increase the energy efficiency of their facilities. In general, an applicant must not have a net worth in excess of $6 million nor have average net income in excess of $2 million. The financing can be used for any project that conserves energy equal to 15% of normal usage, or manages load. Loan funds cannot be used for operrating, maintenance, routine repair or fuel costs.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Loan Program
Web Site:
Administrator: EfficiencyWise Financing
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Custom/Others pending approval


Name: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Organization: EfficiencyWise Financing
Address: 111 N. Hope Street
Los Angeles CA 90012
Phone: (800) 473-3652
Organization: EfficiencyWise Financing
Address: 1626 Fourth Street
Santa Rosa CA 95404
Phone: (707) 577-8621

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.