The Commonwealth Financing Authority is now accepting applications for its High Performance Building and Renewable Energy Grant Programs throughout 2016. Here’s a quick rundown on the programs--
-- Renewable Energy-Geothermal and Wind: Activities to assist with geothermal technologies and wind energy projects. About $5.5 million is available. Eligible applicants are encouraged to contact Blake Swett at 717-720-7344 to discuss potential projects.
-- High Performance Building Program: Activities to assist with the construction or renovation associated with a high performance building. About $24.5 million is available. Eligible applicants are encouraged to contact Brian Eckert at 717-787-6245 to discuss potential projects before commencing the application process.
Applications for these programs are due at least 60 days prior to the scheduled meetings of the CFA board. NOTE: No CFA board meetings have been scheduled yet for 2016, but they are looking at holding meetings in May, July, September and November. Please plan accordingly.
Applicants are strongly urged to contact their House and Senate member to make them aware you intend to submit an application for funding under theses programs.For more information and instructions on how to apply, visit the Commonwealth Financing Authority Energy Programs webpage.