- Led Conversion In Commercial Building Program
The Michigan Agency for Energy through the Michigan Energy Office (MEO) is offering to match rebates received by eligible applicants to encourage large scale adoption LED interior lighting. The MEO will offer financial assistance for LED Conversion projects for municipalities and school districts. The purpose of this program is to encourage cost effective energy upgrades that reduce operating costs for building owners, support local job creation and free up capital to reinvest in these businesses over the long term. These upgrades are expected to improve energy efficiency by 30% or more in each funded project. The MEO will match utility rebates for conversion of current lighting to LED technology.
- Upper Peninsula Energy Waste Reduction Project
The Michigan Agency for Energy, through the Energy Office (MEO) is offering a grant to establish a community based energy waste reduction strategy for the Upper Peninsula. Energy waste reduction (EWR), as defined in Public Act 342 of 2016, includes energy efficiency, load management, and energy conservation.
- Community Energy Management Services Program
The Michigan Agency for Energy, through the Energy Office (MEO) is offering grants to Michigan local governments, public K-12 school districts, hospitals, 501(c)(3) organizations and small businesses, for projects that will accelerate the transition to and use of energy waste reduction and renewable energy products and services in Michigan communities.
- Manufacturing Energy Waste Reduction Assistance
The Michigan Agency for Energy, through the Energy Office (MEO) is offering financial assistance to qualified small businesses (≤10 FTE) to make investments in projects resulting in energy waste reduction in their manufacturing processes, or advance the development and/or manufacturing of energy waste reduction technologies.
- Event Sponsorship Assistance
The Michigan Agency for Energy, through the Energy Office is offering financial assistance for workshops, conferences, or other events that increase awareness of energy waste reduction and/or renewable energy technologies, applications, opportunities, and best practices in the state of Michigan.
- LED Exterior Lighting Rebate Program
The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) is offering rebates to eligible applicants to upgrade existing public exterior lighting with light emitting diode (LED) lights. The purpose of this program is to encourage energy waste reduction and promote community vitality by accelerating the transition to energy efficient LED exterior lighting. MEO will match utility rebates up to $0.35/W reduced. Applicants with no utility rebate will be awarded at a rate of $0.35/W reduced.
- State Energy Program Planning Request-for-Information
The Michigan Energy Office seeks comment on potential programs for the upcoming year to promote innovative energy waste reduction (EWR) and renewable energy (RE) technologies. These programs may include the following:
- Energy policy coordination and advocacy;
- Advocacy for integrating EWR and RE into local government planning; and
- Incentives, education, and outreach for areas such as buildings, communities, industry, transportation, and education.
The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE), through the Michigan Energy Office (Energy Office), is offering small businesses, currently located in Michigan, loans for energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy project implementation. This effort is directed at businesses that are seeking to upgrade and/or install clean energy technologies. One million five hundred thousand dollars ($1.5M) in loan funds are available for eligible projects. Loan requests should be between $50,000-350,000, and limited to supplies, materials and equipment costs only. (Click for details)