Energize Delaware for Public and Nonprofit Entities
As Delaware’s comprehensive resource for saving money, creating jobs and improving the environment, Energize Delaware offers new ways for municipalities, universities, schools and faith-based and nonprofit organizations to take charge of their energy future.
We know you’re willing to do your part by using less energy and protecting the environment. We’re doing our part too, by getting your organization on the path to energy efficiency through our available revolving loans, performance contracting program, energy efficiency investment, faith efficiencies partnerships, geothermal and solar grants, green energy program, commercial energy auditors and much more.
Explore our many options below for reducing your energy use, electric bills and environmental impact of energy production, delivery and use.
Energize Delaware Programs
Energize Delaware’s Solar for Libraries Grant Program offers public libraries across the state the opportunity to go solar.
County and Local Governments that are interested in adding Electric Vehicles to their fleets can now get assistance.
Energize Delaware’s Solar for School Districts Grant Program offers districts across the state the opportunity to go solar.
D-PACE is designed to help qualifying commercial, industrial, agricultural, nonprofit and multifamily (with five or more units) property owners access long term financing for the installation of qualifying energy improvements. Such improvements may include any construction, renovation or retrofitting of energy efficient technology, clean energy systems, or qualifying waste heat recovery technologies that are permanently fixed to qualifying commercial property.
This program for public, non-profit and faith-based organizations offer low-interest financing for the installation of energy efficiency measures, renewable energy generation and greenhouse reduction measures.
This program for schools, universities, municipalities, hospitals, churches and nonprofits covers the assessment and implementation of energy and water efficiency improvement projects; and uses the long-term utility cost savings to help pay for them.
We’ve partnered with Delaware Interfaith Power & Light to bring this program of inexpensive energy audits, remediation strategies and cost-saving advice and education to faith communities statewide.
This program provides grants and resources to Delaware’s K-12 schools, while also recognizing and rewarding them for becoming healthier, more sustainable and more energy efficient.
This program for senior and community centers, churches, firehouses and municipal buildings provides energy assessments that help identify and implement efficiency improvements to deliver energy savings of 20 to 30 percent.
Schools with solar electricity can earn extra income by selling their excess energy back to Delmarva Power through the SREC (Solar Renewable Certificates) Energy Auction.
This program offer schools grants to offset the installed cost of photovoltaics, solar water heating, wind and geothermal renewable energy technologies, and are available to customers of certain Delaware-based utilities.
The first step for nonprofits to learn where their energy efficiencies can be improved is the Commercial Grade Energy Audit. It’s a professional evaluation that reports on all of your heating, cooling and electrical systems, from which smart recommendations on energy upgrades can be made.
This fund provides prescriptive incentives to help public and nonprofit organizations install high-efficiency natural gas heating and water heating equipment, lighting and controls, vending improvements, and more.
Here, schools and nonprofit organizations can find specific energy-saving programs available directly from our partners to make their facilities more comfortable and cost-efficient.Our Partners