In recent years the Metropolitan Energy Center has launched or managed several programs that have significantly contributed to the development of energy efficiency and sustainability in the region. Click on the links below to learn more about our Building Performance related programs.
Energize Liberty Utility Homes
Energize Liberty Utility Homes is a program designed to help you complete home improvements that conserve energy, save money and increase comfort. This program allows you to recover money spent to upgrade your home.
Energy Smart Homes BPU
Efficiency Kansas offered low-interest loans through partnering banks and utilities for work auditors identified as energy-saving projects. The program was later suspended with the bulk of the loan funds going to energy companies for three bio-methane projects.
EnergyWorksKC was an energy-efficiency program funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and administrated by the Metropolitan Energy Center and the City of Kansas City, Missouri. The grants for this program have expired, but there are still low interest energy efficiency loans available to help building owners make improvements at Neighborhood Home Solutions at (816)-822-7703.
The Home Energy Affordability Loan Program (HEAL) is an employee based benefit program that addresses financial barriers to residential retrofit projects.
The MEC administers the local Home Performance with Energy Star program, providing a Contractor List for those auditors and contractors trained through our certified program. Earn up to $1,200 in bill credits for energy efficient home improvements.
Independence Power & Light
IndependenceHELP is a partnership between the City of Independence Power & Light Department (IPL), City Credit Union and the Metropolitan Energy Center to provide low-interest loans for eligible energy efficiency measures.
KCPL Commercial/Industrial Rebates
KCP&L offers energy efficiency programs to meet the needs of business customers.