Categorical Waivers for Buy American announced by U.S. Department of Energy
Please click here for the latest information regarding waivers for Buy American provisions of ARRA.
For help on guidelines for Buy American and Davis-Bacon provisions of ARRA funding, please click here.
For help on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as it relates to EECBG grants, please click here.
I'm a local government official; whom do I contact about EECBG funding?
You need to contact your Council of Government (COG) directly. A statewide directory, with map, can be found here.
I'm a vendor or contractor interested in selling my products/services. Whom do I contact?
We recommend directly contacting the various entities that will be executing projects – school districts, colleges and universities, public agencies and local governments. Links to these groups can be found here.
How does my school district, state agency or public college/university apply for federally-allocated funding?
The South Carolina Energy Office has released applications to all eligible organizations. Applications can also be found here.
I'm a homeowner or vendor interested in the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Whom do I contact?
The Weatherization Assistance Program is operated solely out of the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity. Their phone number is (803) 734-0662, and their Web site can be found here.
Must a unit of local government applying for an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) complete an Energy Conservation Plan?
Applicants who reach the second review stage will be notified by the South Carolina Energy Office through the Councils of Government (COGs) to provide an Energy Conservation Plan within 30 days of notification in order to proceed further with a potential award.