Our Approach

Sustainable Energy Fund finances energy-related projects to commercial, industrial, municipal, agricultural, and nonprofit entities. Should a project meet our requirements, Sustainable Energy Fund will provide financing for 100% of your project ranging in size from $5,000 – $1 million. For projects larger than $1MM, SEF evaluates the project on a case by case basis and has provided short term financing exceeding $4 million.

Program Highlights

Unlike a traditional lender, SEF can be very creative in structuring loan financing solutions to meet your unique requirements.

Benefits of our Commercial Loan Program include:

Finance 100% of your projectFinance 100% of your project
Competitive interest ratesCompetitive interest rates
Amortization schedule up to 20 yearsAmortization schedule up to 20 years
No prepayment penaltyNo prepayment penalty
Interest only periodInterest only period
Will take a subordinate lien positionWill take a subordinate lien position
Asset-based lendingAsset-based lending
Structured loan payments so you can be cash flow positiveStructured loan payments so you can be cash flow positive

Featured Projects

Here are just a few of the projects made possible by our commercial loans:

Penn State University

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Forest Hills

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Project Requirements

Financing is provided for renewable energy projects and energy efficiency projects (e.g. building envelope improvements, HVAC, lighting systems, etc.).

To receive financing, projects must meet one of the following criteria:

1
Reduce energy consumption
2
Generate energy from a renewable source
3
Replace a “dirty” fossil fuel with a clean (or cleaner) energy source