Energy-Efficiency Financing

We realize that some of the best efficiencies take a substantial front-end investment. Dakota Electric can help you find the equipment that will make your business more energy efficient, and we will work with you to help finance the project.

Energy-Efficient Equipment (E3) Financing Program

  • A low-interest loan to cover the costs of acquisition and installation of energy-efficient equipment.
  • Loans from $100,000 to $350,000 will be considered.
  • Excludes lighting projects.

The funds you receive are based on the energy-efficient equipment installed and the calculated annual energy savings. This program targets projects that demonstrate the greatest amount of energy savings.

To learn more, contact our Energy Experts® at 651-463-6243 or

United States Small Business Administration

Information on private loans and financing is available from the U.S. Small Business Administration.