Energy Efficiency and Conservation
The Office of Energy Resources has offered awards on a competitive basis for ten eligible activities which have categorical NEPA exclusions. The proposal acceptance period was November 2, 2009 to December 18, 2009 and was open to cities and counties that were ineligible for DOE direct funding based upon population. The Energy Efficiency Financial Incentives Subgrant Program will support the following eligible activities:
- Development of an energy efficiency and conservation strategy;
- Technical consultant services to assist in the development of such a strategy;
- Residential and commercial building energy audits;
- Energy efficiency and conservation programs for buildings and facilities.
- Energy Efficiency Retrofits
- Development and implementation of transportation programs to conserve energy.
- Building codes and inspections to promote building energy efficiency.
- Energy distribution technologies that significantly increase energy efficiency, including distributed resources, combined heat and power, and district heating and cooling systems.
- Material conservation programs including source reduction, recycling, and recycled content procurement programs that lead to increases in energy efficiency.
- Energy efficient traffic signals and street lighting.
- Establishment of Financial Incentive Programs for energy efficiency improvements.
- Phase One Award Offers ( 32KB PDF)
- EECBG Bulletin, First Edition (137KB PDF)
- EECBG Bulletin, Second Edition (137KB PDF)
- EECBG Bulletin, Third Edition/Conference Call Announcement 11-10-09 ( 81KB PDF)
- EECBG Bulletin, Fourth Edition ( 79KB PDF)
- DOE Funding Opportunity Announcement for EECBG
- Request for Proposal (RFP) - CLOSED (690KB PDF)