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Duquesne Light offers loans to boost energy efficiency

Business customers of Duquesne Light now can obtain financing to help pay for energy-efficient lighting and other improvements designed to save money on electricity.

The Downtown-based electric utility said Wednesday it’s the first utility statewide to offer financing, which would come in the form of loans from the nonprofit Sustainable Energy Fund.

The money would be made available through Duquesne Light’s partnership with AllFacilities Energy Group, an energy efficiency analytics company based in Forest Hills.

Duquesne Light offers rebates for upgrades through its Watt Choices program; the loans could help businesses cover the rest of expenses, said Dave Defide, the utility’s manager of customer programs.

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