The Department of Environmental published notice it will be accepting applications for $5 million in financial assistance for projects using biogas from animal manures, septage, food processing wastes and yard waste to generate electricity under the Green Energy Works! Program.
Applications will be accepted from September 21 to October 23. (formal notice)
All projects must create jobs, be able to start work within 6 months, and be completed within 24 months and prior to April 30, 2012.
Those eligible for the assistance include: orporations, partnerships, sole proprietorship, limited liability company, business trust, or other legal business entities; incorporated not for profit organizations; colleges or universities; nonprofit corporations or associations whose purpose is the enhancement of economic conditions in their community; municipalities or counties; municipal electric utilities; rural electric cooperatives; and municipal authorities. Direct recipients of ARRA-EECBG funds are not eligible to apply.
This is a competitive solicitation. Guidelines will be posted on the Recovery PA website.
Applications must be submitted via the online Environmental eGrants system.