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OPALCO Announces Powerful Tools for Businesses

Come to a virtual workshop on June 28th @ 5pm to learn about the Energize San Juans program for commercial and agricultural businesses. OPALCO was awarded a grant from the USDA to provide energy audits, technical expertise and a powerful package of incentives to help businesses in San Juan County become more energy efficient.

In partnership with Sustainable Connections and the Community Energy Challenge, the “Energize the San Juans” program includes a discounted and comprehensive energy audit and a customized energy action plan that outlines recommendations for energy-saving improvements. The program can also provide a solar assessment to see how much of your energy usage could be offset by producing your own power.

Once you choose which improvements you want to complete, the team will help provide access rebates, grants, and exclusive incentives – including free LED lighting upgrades and cash rebates! The Community Energy Challenge provides expertise and energy saving incentives up to $5,000 per business; OPALCO provides rebates or on-bill financing up to $100k per membership for efficiency projects; and the team stays with you from the beginning of your project to the end – increasing your capacity and savings while reducing your stress!

Get started with an energy audit and then access:

  • USDA grants available that could cover 25% of solar & energy improvements for rural businesses
  • Up to $5,000 in energy saving incentives from the Community Energy Challenge – including up to $1,000 in LED light bulbs
  • 26% Tax credit to offset solar panel cost
  • Super discounted, low-cost energy audit for any size business
  • Rebates and on-bill financing up to $100k from OPALCO

“The team at Sustainable Connections was such a great help!” said Patty Miller of Doty’s Marketplace.  “They provided support and technical expertise throughout the project and helped me get a successful REAP grant application – which covered 25% of my project.”

Join the conversation on June 28th by registering online. You can also contact Sustainable Connections to get started today at energy@sustainableconnections.org.

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