Umpqua Holdings Corp. of Portland, Ore., has launched a low-interest financing program for businesses and homeowners who want to install solar energy systems or make other energy-saving improvements.

The GreenStreet Lending program, developed in conjunction with the nonprofit Energy Trust of Oregon Inc., offers home equity and unsecured home improvement loans, as well as commercial real estate improvement loans and business term loans, Umpqua said Wednesday.

Borrowers who make the improvements also can receive cash incentives from Energy Trust and Oregon state tax credits.

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