Nonrefundable Business Activity Tax Credit

Businesses engaged in alternative energy research, development, and manufacturing may claim a nonrefundable credit from the Michigan business tax. In order to be eligible for this tax credit, the…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Solar Photovoltaics… More

 

Refundable Payroll Tax Credit

Businesses certified by the NextEnergy Authority that locate in the NextEnergy Zone to research, develop, or manufacture “alternative energy technologies,” as defined by the Michigan Next Energy …

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Solar Photovoltaics… More

 

Interconnection Standards

The revised rules are somewhat similar to the version adopted in 2003, but offer improved detail and customer protections in some areas. Certain aspects of the newly adopted rules apply only to n…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Hydroelectric, Municipal Solid Waste… More

 

Renewable Energy Renaissance Zones

For the purposes of renaissance zone designation, “renewable energy facility” means a facility that creates energy, fuels, or chemicals directly from the wind, the sun, trees, grasses, bio-solids,…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Solar Photovoltaics… More

 

DTE Energy- Solar Currents Program

Note: The Solar Currents program has fulfilled phase two of the pilot program of additional 2 megawatts of customer-owned solar projects by 2015, and is no longer accepting applications.

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics

 

Local Option- Property Assessed Clean Energy

Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing effectively allows property owners to borrow money to pay for energy improvements. The amount borrowed is repaid via a special assessment on the pr…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

City of Ann Arbor- PACE Financing

The City of Ann Arbor offers Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for commercial properties located within the city. Projects will undergo a voluntary special assessment and may range …

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Multifamily Residential

Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

City of Detroit- SmartBuildings Detroit Green Fund Loan

The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of the City of Detroit is offering financial assistance to commercial, institutional and public buildings in Detroit that install energy efficiency and …

Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government, State Government, Multifamily Residential, Institutional

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Hydroelectric, Geothermal Heat Pumps… More

 

Lean and Green Michigan PACE

Interested property owners should start by performing an energy audit on their facilities to find the most cost effective energy improvements. Lean & Green Michigan can help customers find a …

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Multifamily Residential, Institutional

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass… More

 

Michigan Accelerating Technologies (MATch) Energy Grant

In addition to matching funds, NextEnergy will provide federal funding application services to select companies and universities. For selected companies and universities who go on to win…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Schools, Institutional

Savings Category: Geothermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Combined Heat & Power… More

 

Consumers Energy- Experimental Advanced Renewable Program

Note: The Experimental Advanced Renewable Energy Program is closed to new participants. New distributed generation customers of Consumers Energy can refer to Michigan’s net metering policy and…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Anaerobic Digestion

 

Net Metering

In October 2008, Michigan enacted P.A. 295, requiring the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to establish a statewide net metering program for renewable energy systems. On May 26, 2009 the…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Investor-Owned Utility, Local Government, Nonprofit… More

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Hydroelectric, Municipal Solid Waste… More

 

Source: U.S. Department of Energy