Loans & Financing

CEEThe Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) offers a convenient one-stop service that provides residential, commercial/non-profit and rental property owners in New Hope access to a comprehensive array of financing and rehabilitation services.​

  • Building Commissioning
    Make the most of existing equipment and reduce maintenance costs and equipment failures.
  • Commercial Energy Efficiency Loan Program (Excel Energy)
    A service that helps businesses identify energy-saving improvements and offers rebates for energy-efficient refrigeration upgrades. 
  • Commercial Refrigeration Program
    The Minnesota Commercial Refrigeration program offers services and resources that will identify which upgrades can make the biggest impact on your bottom line.
  • Energy Savings Fund for Non-Profits
    Offers zero‐interest financing for cost‐effective energy‐efficiency retrofits in non‐residential buildings owned or occupied by nonprofit organizations.
  • One-Stop Efficiency Shop Lighting Retrofits
    Specifically designed to address the concerns small business owners face when choosing more efficient lighting, including limited financial resources and time, limited knowledge of lighting products and access to quality contractors. This full-service lighting and roof top unit program provides one-stop service for small businesses' biggest efficiency needs.