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Funding Available for Onsite Clean Energy Projects

Westborough, Massachusetts [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC), as administrator of the Renewable Energy Trust Fund (the Trust), is seeking applications for the Large Onsite Renewables Initiative (LORI) Feasibility Study and Design & Construction Grants. MTC is accepting grant applications for development of eligible renewable energy projects with greater than 10 kilowatts (kW) of nameplate capacity that are located at commercial, industrial, institutional, and public facilities that will consume 25% or more of the renewable energy generated by the project on-site. The applicant and project site must be a customer of a Massachusetts investor-owned electric distribution utility. The grant awards may be used to facilitate the installation of renewable energy projects on existing buildings (retrofits) or in conjunction with new construction/major renovation projects, including green buildings. Applications are due August 21, 2007.