The Energy Division is accepting applications for grants to be used for the purchase and installation of energy-efficient improvements in wastewater treatment facilities.
Donor Name: Energy Division
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $10,000 to $100,000
Grant Duration: Less than 1 Year
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), Energy Division manages the State Energy Program (SEP) for Alabama by the authority of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
The SEP is a formula grant used to reduce energy consumption in Alabama. SEP is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. Congress appropriates funds annually to support program activities, which includes funding for formula grants, competitive awards, and technical assistance.
Additional funds can be appropriated for related energy efficiency programs managed by the Energy Efficiency Unit in ADECA’s Energy Division. The funding is utilized to plan and implement energy programs in Alabama that are designed to achieve national energy goals such as lowering energy costs and consumption, decreasing reliance on imported energy, reducing impacts of energy production and use on the environment, and to increase energy security and reliability.
- Total Available: $50,000
- Maximum Award: $25,000 per applicant.
Projects must be completed within 7 months of the effective date of the grant agreement.
Measures may include but are not limited to the following:
- Variable Frequency Drives
- Pump Stations
- Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) control systems
Eligible applicants include wastewater treatment facilities in Alabama.
For more information, visit Energy Division.