|Incentive Type:||Utility Loan Program|
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:||Water Heaters, Heat pumps, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Building Insulation, Windows|
Vary - Check website (currently at 1.250%)
Energy Efficiency Improvements: up to 60 months
Renewable Energy Resource: up to 120 months
Energy Efficient Improvement: 500 - 20,000
Renewable Energy Resource: up to 40,000
Santee Cooper provides low interest loans to residential customers to improve the efficiency of homes through the Smart Energy loan program. Customers can apply for energy efficient improvement loans ranging from $500 to $20,000 with up to 60-months to repay loans over $1,000. Renewable energy resource loans are also available up to $40,000, with up to 120-months to repay the balance. These loans require no down payment. Combined maximum outstanding loans per customer cannot exceed $40,000.
To qualify for the loan, customers must first schedule a free energy audit with Santee Cooper. The Santee Cooper representative will recommend the most cost effective conservation measures needed for the home. Prior to passing a credit check, customers must complete a loan application for either a Renewable Energy Resource Loan or an Energy Efficiency Loan.