Hoophouse and Farm Energy Audit Loans in Michigan:
Public Act 242 of 2009 established the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Revolving Loan Fund (Energy Revolving Loan Fund) Program to provide low-interest loans to public or private entities for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. More information available at http://www.michiganadvantage.org/PSS
Passive Solar System Loans
Low interest loans are available for family farms, non-profit 501(c) organizations, and education institutions (with local education authority) to fund passive solar systems (hoophouses) and Energy Efficient/Renewable Energy projects. A passive solar system is a structure which can extend the growing season to ten to twelve months without additional supplemental heat or light.
– Passive Solar Systems Information
– Passive Solar Systems Application
Farm Energy Audit Implementation
Low interest loans are available for family farms to implement their Farm Energy Audit recommendations.
– Farm Energy Audit Implementation Information
– Farm Energy Audit Loan Application
– SHPO, Attachment 3
– NEPA, Attachment 4