RFA for SECO LoanSTAR Revolving Loan Program

Status: Posted Solicitation ID:   BE-G20-2018

Response Due Date: 8/30/2019

Response Due Time: 2:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 304

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 10/19/2018

Last Modified: 10/19/2018 12:08 pm

Solicitation Description: Pursuant to: (1) the LoanSTAR (“Saving Taxes and Resources”) Revolving Loan Program of the Texas State Energy Program (“SEP”) in accordance with the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. §6321, et seq.), as amended by the Energy Conservation and Production Act (42 U.S.C. §6326, et seq.); (2) the Oil Overcharge Restitutionary Act, Chapter 2305 of the Texas Government Code; and (3) Title 34, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 19, Subchapter D, Loan Program for Energy Retrofits, the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (“Comptroller”) through its State Energy Conservation Office (“SECO”) announces its LoanSTAR Revolving Loan Pilot Program Request for Applications No. BE-G20-2018 (“RFA”) and invites applications (“Applications”) from eligible interested governmental entities for loan assistance to perform energy-related cost reduction retrofit activities. This RFA allows applications to be submitted from the time of issuance until August 31, 2018. Applications received under this program will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis during the open enrollment period. The anticipated schedule of events for this solicitation is as follows: Issuance of RFA – Friday, October 19, 2018, after 10:00 a.m. CT; Applications Deadline – Friday, August 30, 2019, 2:00 p.m. CT; Loan Approval and award – As soon thereafter as practical and/or when funding becomes available. Applications that do not have MOU commitments BY September 30, 2019, will expire. Comptroller reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify this schedule of events and notice of changes will be posted on the Electronic State Business Daily (“ESBD”) at: http://www.txsmartbuy.com/sp. Any questions regarding this RFA should be directed to Eddy Trevino, State Energy Program Manager, SECO, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, 111 E. 17th St., Room 314, Austin, Texas, 78774, facsimile number: (512) 463-1931; E-mail: seco@cpa.texas.gov. The complete RFA packet is attached to this Notice. Closing Date: Applications must be received in the Issuing Office specified in the RFA no later than 2:00 p.m. CT, on Friday, August 30, 2019. Late applications will not be considered.

Class/Item Code: 57800-Miscellaneous Products (Not Otherwise Classified)


1ESBD_File_146839_Information Packet G20_101918.pdfApplication Information Packet
2ESBD_File_146839_50-831 LoanSTAR Application.pdfLoanSTAR Loan Application
3ESBD_File_146839_Sample Loan Agreement_G20.pdfSample Loan Agreement