Residential Energy Upgrade (RENU) Loan Program

January 27, 2023


As of 6/1/22, the RENU Loan Program has effectively migrated to the Colorado Clean Energy Fund. Please direct all RENU inquiries to You can find updated RENU resources & information by visiting

The Colorado Clean Energy Fund provides loans for home energy upgrades through the Residential Energy Upgrade (RENU) Loan Program. Participants must work with a RENU-approved contractor to identify energy improvements and receive a cost estimate. Customers must then apply for the loan through Elevations Credit Union.  See website above for more information.

Who is Eligible for RENU?

Property owners of existing, single-family homes in Colorado including primary, secondary or income properties, as well as townhomes and condos that don’t have shared heating or cooling systems.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Colorado
Incentive Type: Loan Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Colorado Clean Energy Fund
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Furnaces
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Caulking/Weather-stripping
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Lithium-ion
Maximum Loan: $75,000
Loan Term: up to 240 months
Interest Rate: Varies, see program website


Organization: CCEF
Address: Denver West Business Park
CO 80401
Phone: (970) 275-8482

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.