$100,000 Available for Local Renewable Energy Projects
Algoma Utilities is searching for non-profit organizations interested in renewable energy. The utility is joining teams with WPPI Energy to provide individual project grants of up to $100,000.
Grant recipients must be a non-profit organization and a customer of Algoma Utilities. The grant funds are awarded through a competitive bid process and can be used to cover up to 50 percent of cost-effective renewable energy projects that help lower customer energy costs and promote a commitment to the environment.
Past grants have been used by 18 non-profits so far, ranging from solar PV projects for wetland reserves to schools and government buildings. Non-profit organizations interested in receiving a grant for their renewable energy projects can receive more details and fill out an application at wppienergy.org/renewablerfp or call Eric Kostecki at 608-834-4549.
As member-owners of WPPI Energy, Algoma Utilities and 50 other utilities in Wisconsin, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Iowa work together to purchase power, share resources and jointly own electric generation facilities and transmission assets for the benefit of their local communities.