Energy & Environment Financial Opportunities

Cost: Loans vary depending on improvement type. As low as 4.99%.

Return: Dependent on chosen program

Opportunity: Apply for a loan or financing to complete Home Improvement projects.

Green Wing Energy Challenge


  • Home Improvement Loan Program The Home Improvement Loan Program is a statewide program that offers loans at below market interest rates to homeowners. Eligible projects include interior or exterior improvements.  
  • Home Energy Loan Program CEE and the Minnesota Division of Energy Resources offer low interest home energy loans for Minnesota homeowners to make energy improvements in their homes.  
  • Unsecured Loan Program Unsecured Loan program is a statewide program that was established to encourage and support the preservation of existing housing. 
  • Solar Financing Program CEE's Solar financing program helps Minnesota homeowners increase the energy efficiency of their homes by using photovoltaic (PV) solar technology.  
  • Geothermal Financing Program Geothermal financing program available for Minnesota homeowners who choose ground or air source heat pumps to heat and cool their homes. 

Take Action: Online loan application or visit Center for Energy and Environment for more information.