Michigan Agency for Energy announces financial assistance for energy waste reduction in manufacturing processes
Aug 14, 2017
Nick Assendelft (Michigan Agency for Energy), 517-284-8300
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) today announced it is offering financial assistance to qualified small businesses for projects that result in energy waste reduction (EWR) in manufacturing processes or advance the development and/or manufacturing of EWR technologies.
Funding may be directed to any phase of the EWR project, including the purchase of equipment to reduce energy waste or the manufacture of EWR systems or components.
The deadline for proposals is Aug. 31.
- Must be a small business with 10 or fewer full-time employees.
- Projects must increase energy efficiency of manufacturing processes, or increase development and/or manufacturing of EWR technologies.
- Research and development projects must relate to Michigan’s manufacturing sector.
- Projects must be conducted in Michigan.
Maximum funding for this program is $5,000 per project and requires a minimum 1:1 match in funds. Cash or in-kind services may be used for the matching obligations under the program.
- Quarterly progress reports.
- Meetings (in-person and/or by phone) with the grant manager, as needed.
- Financial status reports using invoices and supporting documentation.
- Final report on grant outcomes and impact, addressing any potential benefits and cost savings resulting from the project.
|Proposal deadline||Aug. 31|
|Grant agreement grantee signatures||Sept. 29|
|Start date for grant||Oct. 1|
|End date for grant||Aug. 31, 2018|
All questions regarding this solicitation may be directed to David Herb at firstname.lastname@example.org through Aug. 7 and responses to all questions will be posted by Aug. 14.
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