Assistance Program, which the P2 Program is a part, offers environmental
loans for small businesses (<100 employees).
|The loans are low
interest loans at 80% of the prime lending rate and max out at $45,000.
projects are for:
|Over the last couple
of years, many independent truck drivers have been getting loans for
Alternate Power Units or APUs. The truckers are able to use the APUs to run
the cab of their 18-wheelers rather than idling the trucks. Generally, the cost savings in diesel fuel
in just one week’s use can pay the monthly payment on the loan (run
$8,000-$10,000). From the fuel
savings, you can calculate all sorts of P2 data: CO2, BTUs, $, NOx, PM.