Crown Loans

We loan money to help public sector organisations implement energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that provide good examples for other organisations to follow.

What's on offer?

Loans are low cost, interest-free. There is a one-off flat rate procurement fee of 6% to cover EECA’s establishment and loan administration costs.

Examples of the types of project we fund include

  • Installing building management systems
  • Installing and upgrading equipment such as energy efficient space heating, efficient refrigeration, energy efficient lighting
  • Electric vehicles
  • Installation of biomass boilers
  • Installing solar water heating for swimming pools.

Crown loans for electric vehicles

We offer Crown loans to help encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the public sector. The scheme covers the price difference between an electric and a conventional vehicle and the cost of installing a charging point.

Who should apply

  • Government departments
  • District health boards
  • Crown owned companies
  • Territorial authorities
  • Regional councils
  • Universities
  • Polytechnics
  • Public and integrated schools

Criteria

We evaluate applications according to the following criteria:

  • payback period
  • carbon dioxide  emission reductions
  • how much energy the project saves or is replaced by renewable energy
  • ability of the project to be a demonstration site for other government organisations, communities, and within the private sector
  • other benefits, such as reduced maintained costs, better air quality and industry development.

How to apply

Criteria

We evaluate applications according to the following criteria:

  • payback period
  • carbon dioxide  emission reductions
  • how much energy the project saves or is replaced by renewable energy
  • ability of the project to be a demonstration site for other government organisations, communities, and within the private sector
  • other benefits, such as reduced maintained costs, better air quality and industry development.

 

To apply, complete and submit these forms:

 

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 business@eeca.govt.nz  Crown Loans Scheme
EECA
PO Box 388
Wellington
Crown Loans Scheme
EECA
Level 8
44 The Terrace
Wellington