• U.S. State Energy Program (SEP)

    SEP is the only cost-shared program administered by DOE that provides resources directly to the states for use in efficiency, renewable, and alternative energy demonstration activities.

    $50 million
    Amount allocated to states and territories in FY’16
    $1
    SEP federal funds typically leveraged by:
    $10.71
    Of state and private (non-federal) funds
    $1
    Amount of federal funds associated with annual savings of:
    1.03
    Million source BTUs
    $7.22
    Of energy cost savings
  • Alabama

    SEP Funds Leveraged $98 Million in Energy Savings Performance Contracts

    $98 million
    20 year lease-purchase agreement plan for energy upgrades
    20,000 metric tons
    Average annual reduction in emissions  
    1,677
    Jobs created during two-year installation period
  • California

    SEP Funds Supported 7,400 Energy Audits and Efficiency Improvements

    7,400
    Project sites for energy audits and improvements
    85.8 GWh
    Electricity savings
    8.6 MW
    Demand reductions
    950,000
    Therms in natural gas savings
  • Minnesota

    SEP Provided Rebates through $15 Million, "Trillion BTU Improvement Program"

    $15 million                          
    Trillion BTU                                   
    loan fund
    $24.3 million
    Total loan originations        
    146 billion
    BTUs saved annually
     
  • Rhode Island

    SEP Supported the Replacement of 154 Highway Street Lights with High Efficiency LEDs

    154
    Number of light fixture replacements along a main highway
    71,000 KWh
    Energy usage reductions annually
    $16,000
    Annual savings
    1,559
    Light replacements in second phase of project
  • Texas

    $239,000 in SEP Funds Leveraged $7 Million for Clean Tech Start-Ups

    $239,000
    U.S. SEP funds leveraged
    $7 million
    Private and non-federal funds to support clean energy technology
    $7.9 million
    Economic impact to support clean energy technology
    86
    Private sector jobs created
  • West Virginia

    SEP Funded Energy Efficiency Improvements in Public Buildings at Nine State Departments

    9
    Number of state departments improving energy efficiency in state buildings
    $2.1 million
    In energy efficiency retrofits at one corrections center
    $400,000
    In energy cost savings from corrections center (one of many projects)
  • U.S. State Energy Program (SEP)

    SEP is the only cost-shared program administered by DOE that provides resources directly to the states for use in efficiency, renewable, and alternative energy demonstration activities.