The South Carolina Energy Office is administering stimulus funds to South Carolina school districts, state agencies, and state colleges and universities for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Funds will be awarded as grants and loans for planning and implementing energy efficiency retrofits and renewable energy projects. The projects must further the purposes stated below:
- Stimulating the creation or increased retention of jobs
- Saving energy
- Increasing energy generation from renewable sources; and
- Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
These funds are being made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009 (ARRA) through the State Energy Program. The U.S. Department of Energy has made a formula distribution of these funds to each state to expand the State Energy Program.
For funding allocations and a list of approved applications, please see the links below.
Award Recipients: For forms and instructions, please click here