See our Technical Guidelines for ARRA Special Provisions, Reimbursement Procedures and other helpful info.
For reporting information, refer to our Sub-Recipient Reporting FAQs.
SECO Sub-Recipient Resources
Please check with your local utility or electric cooperative for potential programs and assistance that your community may be able to take advantage of in addition to the Energy Efficiency Block Grant Program.
SEP Metrics Calculator - The federal Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) site has a Metrics Calculator that estimates energy savings, cost savings, and carbon emission reductions resulting from individual SEP activities. These estimates can be used for SEP program status reporting.
>> EERE's SEP Metrics Calculator
Energy Calculators and Software for Buildings - The federal EERE site has several tools and calculators that may be of use to building managers. These tools can help you make decisions about using energy efficient technologies in your buildings, as well as provide supporting data for your applications.
>> EERE Energy Calculators and Software: Buildings
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
Established in 1995, the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is an ongoing project of the North Carolina Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). It is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), primarily through the Office of Planning, Budget and Analysis (PBA).
Electric Utility Marketing Managers of Texas (EUMMOT)
Energy Efficient Programs targeted to support participating city and county governments through benchmarking, planning, technical assistance, and cash incentives. Two examples of those types of programs are CitySmart℠ and Schools Conserving Resources (SCORE℠). These programs offer comprehensive support for energy efficiency upgrades in new construction and retrofit projects.
>> Texas Energy Efficiency offers more information about programs offered by electric utilities.
Texas Electric Cooperatives:
- Assist communities with economic development and revitalization projects.
- Provide infrastructure to support community needs and improve quality of life, such as water/wastewater, satellite TV, Internet service and health-care delivery.
- Support educational opportunities by funding scholarships for students within their service areas.
- Educate the public about electric safety.