Shreveport Eecs Projects Summary


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This document is a summary chart showing recommended projects resulting from the work of the steering committee with the consultant team.

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Shreveport Eecs Projects Summary

  1. 1. 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 related plans. 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. ($100,000) 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 program. 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 years. 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 11.14.09