GEFA Low Interest Loan Program

The 2017 solicitation period for the GEFA low interest loan program opens October 1, 2016!  This program can help your community save money and the environment at the same time!  Contact us today to get started.

Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) provides loan financing at a reduced interest rate to local governments and authorities for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Waste-water Treatment Plant
  • Landfill
  • Municipal Solid Waste

GEFA Low Interest Loan Program Interest Rates and Amortization Terms

  • 100% financing
  • Solar Energy Projects = 0.89%
  • up to 25-year loan terms available
  • principal forgiveness available

Solar Energy Projects = 0.89%


The GEFA low interest loan program allows local governments to take charge of their own energy while the benefits go to the community:

  • Improved cash flows
  • Community development
  • Cleaner air




GEFA solicitation period for 2017

October 1, 2016 through November 30, 2016

Eligible projects will be considered for inclusion in the 2017 Intended Use Plan (IUP). GEFA cannot fund a project that does not appear in the IUP. Applicants that submit a project for inclusion in the IUP are not obligated to apply for funding.