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Grant Program Provides Incentives for Energy Conservation Projects

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The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced details of a new grant program.

The Energy Conservation Grant Program provides incentives for political subdivisions to implement energy conservation projects in public buildings. All North Dakota political subdivisions are eligible for the program, which provides 50 percent matching grants with a maximum of $100,000.

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • Installation of insulation
  • Installation of efficient lighting;
  • Heating, venting, and air conditioning (HVAC) upgrades
  • Weather sealing
  • Replacement of windows and doors
  • Other energy conservation projects that meet the required payback period

Projects must be an energy efficiency retrofit to a facility owned by a nonfederal political subdivision. Each project needs to save enough energy to have a combined payback period of 10 years or less.

For more information, visit http://www.communityservices.nd.gov/energy/political-subdivision-energy-conservation.

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