Business Council offers energy efficiency grants

Monday, June 25, 2018

The Wyoming Business Council’s State Energy Office has $325,000 in competitive federal grants available for Wyoming local governments and small businesses seeking to cut their electric bills.

The money is split between three programs.

There is $100,000 available to towns, cities and counties for improvements and retrofits like installing insulation; adding weather sealing; purchase of Energy Star or solar powered appliances; upgrades of showers and faucets; or replacement of boilers, hot water heaters, HVAC systems, windows and doors.

Another $150,000 is set aside for towns, cities and counties to retrofit current lighting systems to energy-efficient systems with occupancy controls and auto dimming according to natural light.

Applicants must sign up for the Wyoming Energy Conservation Improvement Program by June 30 to receive a free energy assessment. The assessment must be completed before submitting an application. Applications are due Aug. 31.

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