ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable Energy Fund invites not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a loans at two percent interest to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. Total available funding through the Sustainable Energy Finance Program is $500,000 with funding ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. Funds will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The Request for Applications will be available beginning Wednesday October 15, 2014 and can be downloaded at http://www.thesef.org. The deadline for submission is Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. EST. Projects may include solar photovoltaic, lighting retrofits, HVAC upgrades and building envelope improvements, among others.
"The Sustainable Energy Finance Program creates a low-cost opportunity for not-for-profits to reduce their energy consumption and reclaim those dollars in support of their programs," commented John Costlow, President/CEO, in making the announcement, "every dollar a not-for-profit or governmental organization saves on energy is one more dollar they have to further their mission."
Sustainable Energy Fund, a nonprofit organization, assists energy users in overcoming financial, educational and regulatory barriers to a sustainable energy future. Sustainable Energy Fund provides a variety of services including financing energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy projects; educating the leaders of today and tomorrow to create a passion for sustainable energy; and representing the interests of energy conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy in proceedings before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.
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