Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Debt Disclosure [Abstract]  



Kross Promissory Note


On August 4, 2016, the Board of Directors authorized the Company to reimburse Peter T. Kross (“Mr. Kross”), $161,075 for expenses incurred related to his successful contested proxy. Effective June 27, 2016, Mr. Kross is a director of the Company and considered a related party. On August 30, 2016, Mr. Kross accepted an unsecured promissory note (“Kross Note”) for $161,075 from the Company. The outstanding principal balance bore interest at the annual rate of 3.00%. Payment of interest and principal began on September 1, 2016 and continued monthly on the first day of each month thereafter through and including June 1, 2017. The Company was required to pay equal monthly installments of $16,330 which included all remaining principal and accrued interest owed by the Company to Mr. Kross under the Kross Note. The Company could have prepaid in advance any unpaid principal or interest due under the Kross Note without premium or penalty. The principal balance of the Kross Note as of December 31, 2017 and 2016 was zero and $97,127, respectively.


Revolving Credit Facility


On September 30, 2014, the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, EthoStream, as co-borrowers (collectively, the “Borrowers”), entered into a loan and security agreement (the “Heritage Bank Loan Agreement”), with Heritage Bank of Commerce, a California state chartered bank (“Heritage Bank”), governing a new revolving credit facility in a principal amount not to exceed $2,000,000 (the “Credit Facility”). Availability of borrowings under the Credit Facility from time to time is subject to a borrowing base calculation based on the Company’s eligible accounts receivable and eligible inventory each multiplied by an applicable advance rate, with an overall limitation tied to the Company’s eligible accounts receivable. The Heritage Bank Loan Agreement is available for working capital and other general business purposes. The outstanding principal balance of the Credit Facility bears interest at the Prime Rate plus 3.00%, which was 7.50% at December 31, 2017 and 6.75% at December 31, 2016. On October 9, 2014, as part of the Heritage Bank Loan Agreement, Heritage Bank was granted a warrant to purchase 250,000 shares of Telkonet common stock. The warrant has an exercise price of $0.20 and expires October 9, 2021. On February 17, 2016, an amendment to the Credit Facility was executed extending the maturity date to September 30, 2018, unless earlier accelerated under the terms of the Heritage Bank Loan Agreement.  


The Heritage Bank Loan Agreement contains financial covenants that place restrictions on, among other things, the incurrence of debt, granting of liens, sale of assets, require the Company to maintain a minimum EBITDA level, measured quarterly, and a minimum asset coverage ratio, measured monthly. A violation of any of these covenants could result in an event of default under the Heritage Bank Loan Agreement. Upon the occurrence of such an event of default or certain other customary events of defaults, payment of any outstanding amounts under the Credit Facility may be accelerated and Heritage Bank’s commitment to extend credit under the Heritage Bank Loan Agreement may be terminated. The Heritage Bank Loan Agreement contains other representations and warranties, covenants, and other provisions customary to transactions of this nature. The outstanding balance on the Credit Facility was $682,211 and $1,062,129 at December 31, 2017 and 2016 and the remaining available borrowing capacity was approximately $202,000 and $107,000, respectively. As of December 31, 2017, the Company was in compliance with all financial covenants.


On March 29, 2017 an amendment to the Credit Facility was executed amending the quarterly and year to date EBITDA compliance measurements for 2017.


On August 29, 2017, the Credit Facility was further amended to allow for the issuance of corporate credit cards providing credit not to exceed $100,000. The Borrower may request credit advances in an aggregate outstanding amount not to exceed the borrowing limits set forth in the amendment.


On October 23, 2017, an amendment to the revolving credit facility with Heritage Bank was executed to amend certain terms of the Heritage Bank Loan Agreement. Among the terms of the amendment was that if the Company deviates from its projected EBITDA for the quarters ended September 30, 2017 or December 31, 2017, the Company will be deemed to be in compliance as of the measurement date if the Company’s unrestricted cash maintained at Heritage Bank is in excess of $5,000,000. The amendment also extends the revolving credit facility’s maturity date by one year to September 30, 2019.