Southside Electric Cooperative - Energy Efficiency Loan Program

March 20, 2015


Southside Electric Cooperative offers loans to its residential customers to help finance improvements to their homes' energy efficiency. Low interest loans of up to $15,000 (unsecured) can be obtained by eligible SEC members to finance specific energy conservation measures for homes to include caulking, weatherstripping, insulation, water heaters, heat pumps, attic ventilation fans, energy efficient heating/cooling systems, storm windows and doors, etc., under the ECHI program. ClimateSelect and PROJECTLOAN, to helpmembers purchase energy-efficient measures and/or provide renewable-energy options to help members go green. Some 25 eligible improvements, e.g. heat pumps, air conditioners, geothermal products, etc., can be obtained under the ClimateSelect loan program, while more than 30 eligible improvements, e.g. photovoltaic/solar cells, solar thermal collectors, geoexchange systems and wind turbines, etc., can be obtained under the PROJECTLOAN program. SEC members should contact the Cooperative’s Member Services & Public Relations department for additional information and details at 1-800-552-2118.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Virginia
Incentive Type: Loan Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Southside Electric Cooperative
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Caulking/Weather-stripping
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Other EE


Name: Customer Service
Organization: Southside Electric Cooperative
Address: 2000 West Virginia Avenue
Crewe VA 23930
Phone: (800) 552-2118

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.