AMEA continues to provide our Member cities’ customers with tools and resources to help manage energy costs and be wise-energy users.
Alabama Weatherization Assistance Program
The Alabama Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is administered by the Alabama Departmettnt of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and funded through a grant from the U. S. Department of Energy.
WAP works in all 67 Alabama counties to reduce energy costs for those in low-income households, particularly the elderly, people with disabilities, and families with children, by improving the energy efficiency of their homes.
Assistance typically includes installing attic, wall and floor insulation, sealing duct work, performing HVAC system tune-ups and repairs, repairing leaky and/or faulty windows and doors, and replacing incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs. Health and safety checks are also performed on the home.
ADECA Local Goverment Energy Loan Program
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs’ (ADECA) Local Government Energy Loan Program is available to any local government, city or county board of education, or pubic college or university in the state for the purpose of financing energy conservation projects in eligible facilities.
AlabamaSAVES™ Revolving Loan Program
AlabamaSAVES™ (Sustainable and Verifiable Energy Savings) is a unique revolving loan program that provides low-interest financing to commercial and industrial businesses for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.