June 3, 2021
Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings Program update
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, June 3, 2021 Coming Soon: Solar Grants! Our solar grant funding opportunity is coming soon. Solar Grants provide competitive funding to install solar at existing public buildings and facilities, such as schools, hospitals, civic buildings, and wastewater treatment plants. Solar Grants cut energy costs, reduce pollution, and showcase solar in […]

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May 26, 2021
May 28 – Phase one application deadline for Clean Energy RD&D grants
Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 26, 2021 Phase One applications are due by 5 p.m. on May 28, 2021 This announcement is a reminder to all entities interested in applying to the Clean Energy RD&D funding opportunity. As announced previously, Commerce opened a new round of Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) grants on April 30, […]

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June 5, 2020
Lower Valley dairies receive state grants for clean energy projects
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic, May 28, 2020 Two Lower Valley dairies and a company that provides filtration for animal waste have been awarded a share of $970,000 in grants from the state Department of Commerce for clean energy projects. The funds are from the state’s Clean Energy Fund under its Dairy Digester Enhancement Program. They are […]

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March 5, 2020
$6.5 million awarded to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs in state-owned buildings
Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, March 5, 2020 OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Department of Commerce today announced $6.5 million in State Performance Improvement (SPI) grants that will result in higher efficiency and better environmental performance in state-owned buildings. The funding will cover additional costs incurred by choosing more efficient options for existing project plans, […]

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June 3, 2014
RFI – R & D Needs and Technical Barriers for Fuel Cells
Link to Grants.gov Description: Amendment 000001: Revised the Closing Date to June 9, 2014. Revised the information regarding the Pre-Solicitation Workshop at the 2014 Annual Merit Review. The Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) is seeking feedback from the research community and relevant stakeholders to assist in the development of topics for a potential Funding Opportunity Announcement […]

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November 20, 2013
Application Guidelines for Smart Grid Grants to Utilities
“$15,000,000 … is provided solely for grants to advance renewable energy technologies by public and private electrical utilities…The department shall work with utilities to offer matching grants for projects that demonstrate new smart grid technologies.” Funding will provide grants to competitively selected utilities. Utility vendors, researchers, and other organizations may partner with those utilities. The selected utility […]

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