Shreveport Energy Efficiency & Conservation Strategy (EECS) Projects Summary
The follow ing table summarizes recommended EECS projects to be funded by EECGB funds allocated to the City of Shreveport . The
purpose of the allocation is to stimulate the economy by leveraging, improving the environment and creating jobs. Meeting these
objectives is an important part of receiving DOE approval. These project recommendations are the result of the Steering Committee
w ork w ith the consultant. The total energy saved from these projects is 229,870,208 Kw H with an approximate value of $16 million in
annual energy savings. Green House Gas emissions reduction from these initiatives is 158,965 metric tons. Jobs created w ill be 307.
These projects are a first step in sustainable actions of the Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Plan (CEECP) described in the EECS
Framework for the CEECP. For more detail refer to the EECS document and the Form B-1 EECGB Activity Worksheets.
EECS Activity & Project Description EECS $ Proposed
Eligiblity Allocated Leverage $
Acti vity 1 Energy Efficienc y & Conservation (EEC) Strategy: Consultant prepared 250,000
strategy and Comprehensive EEC Plan guided by an invited volunteer steering
committee. (funds already DOE approved and committed)
Acti vity 2 Technical Consulting Services: Technical Services to oversee EECS projects 150,000 1,550,000
and services required for the Comprehensive EEC Plan and additional energy
Leveraged Funds: Funding for technical services generated from activity 5
leveraging of energy savings
Acti vity 3 Residential & Commercial Building Energy Audits: 300,000 1,600,000
a. Re-audit of government buildings by independent auditor to include building
retrofit recommendations and funding. Anticipate 20% savings over existing.
b. Perform 8,000 residential audits and provide education on process and
benefits of audit / retrofits. ($200,000)
Leverage Funds: Anticipated level of utility and other agency contribution.
Acti vity 4 Financial Incentive Program: 390,000 1,170,000
a. Establish a PACE (property assessed clean energy) bond program for
residential and commercial properties to install renewable energy systems.
b. Establish a local, energy revolving loan fund to lower loan costs and broaden
eligibility pool to more citizens.
Leverage Funds: Anticipate 3:1 leverage. These and other similar programs
provide a platform for private capital investment.
Acti vity 5 Energy Efficienc y Retrofits: Retrofit City buildings based on audit 510,000 21,550,000
recommendations by using several funding / financing options such as clean
energy or qualified conservation bonds at 0% interest.
Residential retrofits can be expanded by coordinating and prioritizing the
proposed local energy revolving loan, PACE, HERO and state’s weatherization
Leverage Funds: Finance improvements with energy savings of estimated at
$3.4 million per year. Also used to fund activity 2. Payback is projected 6.4
Acti vity 6 Energy Efficienc y and Conservation Programs: Establish a web based 100,000 415,000
information clearinghouse for all EEC programs. Participate in public / private
collaborations for education programs that include renewable and conservation
energy systems. Assemble public / private collaborative initiatives to engage the
public EEC activities.
Leverage Funds: Leverage funds are from private business.
Acti vity 8 Codes and Inspections: Adopt latest energy codes that are required for the city 100,000 500,000
to take advantage of DOE retrofit grant programs. Provide funding for inspector
training and training to certify HERO inspectors. Upgrade code books and
enforcement tools including public distribution.
Leverage Funds: Training grants from DOL and other agencies.
Acti vity 14 Other EEC Initiatives: Establish an EEC Innovation Business Incubator 177,900 900,000
program by funding a staff / director position for 3 years. The position will be
housed at a new city energy department or as part of the CERT Sustainability
Trust. This is a cooperative program that enhances existing incubator facilities
and other existing programs.
Leverage Funds: Existing incubator programs & other academic resources.
Total EECS funds and total leverage funds 1,977,900 26,135,000