• Energy Services provides incentives in the form of sponsorships, rebates, grants and loans for energy related projects.  Eligible applicants range from communities, K-12 public schools, manufacturing, agriculture and rural business sectors, and other public entities depending on the program.

    Activities for these programs may include, but are not limited to, benchmarking, Energy Star certification of public facilities, training, sponsorships, guidance documents, and energy project implementation. These activities encourage cost effective energy upgrades that reduce operating costs for building owners, support community development and local job creation, and free up capital for long-term reinvestment in communities and businesses. 

Current Funding Opportunities

  • AgriEnergy and Sustainable Farming Program

    Program to implement energy efficiency measures or for the installation of renewable energy systems for agriculture and rural entities. 

  • Small Manufacturers Energy Waste Reduction Incentive Program (SMEWRIP)

    The Small Manufacturers Energy Waste Reduction Incentive Program (SMEWRIP) offers matching grants to small manufacturers to implement energy efficiency activities at their Michigan manufacturing facilities.  The maximum award is $25,000 per company, with a minimum 100% match requirement.  Projects must be completed by August 31, 2022. 

  • Community Energy Management Program

    Community Energy Management (CEM) Program offers financial incentives directly to communities to improve energy management and accelerate the transition to energy efficiency and renewable energy.

  • Charge Up Michigan Program

    The Charge Up Michigan Program is an EV Charger Placement project that aims to build the infrastructure for DC fast charging stations in the state of Michigan to ensure feasibility of all long distance trips for electric vehicle (EV) users, within the state, and also to neighboring states and Canada.

  • Sponsorship Program

    Energy Services is offering financial assistance for workshops, trainings, conferences, or other events that increase awareness of energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability technologies, applications, opportunities, and best practices in Michigan.

  • Michigan Match Assistance Pilot Program (MMAPP)

    The Michigan Match Assistance Pilot Program provides cost share support to eligible Michigan businesses that were awarded a federal clean energy technology development grant.  Approximately $100,000 in cost share support will be available each year.  Individual awards cannot exceed $25,000 annually, and EGLE’s commitment cannot exceed three years.  MMAPP grants require a minimum 200 percent (2:1) match of the total requested cost share support, which may be in-kind.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

  • Michigan K-12 Public School HVAC Assistance Program

    This program assists Michigan K-12 public schools with recommendations to reduce infectious aerosol transmission via the heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. 

  • Charge Up MI Fleet

    EGLE Energy Services will partner with municipalities across the State that are replacing their fleets with electric vehicles.

Past Funding Opportunities

  • Building Operator Training Program

    EGLE Energy Services will offer financial incentives to reduce the registration costs of trainings for operators of public and non-profit buildings in Michigan.

  • Water Energy Nexus Program - Closed
    EGLE Energy Services is offering financial assistance for research to determine the energy savings potential of cold-water efficiency measures in the water distribution system in Michigan.
  • Michigan Clean Energy Assets Roadmap Program - Closed

    EGLE Energy Services is offering grants to entities to establish Michigan Clean Energy Assets Roadmaps for renewable energy (i.e. wind, solar and geothermal) and clean energy technology development.  

  • Energy Storage Roadmap - Closed

    EGLE Energy Services is offering financial assistance to entities to analyze current policies, programs, and opportunities related to energy storage in Michigan. 

  • Michigan 2030 Districts Program - Closed

    EGLE Energy Services is offering grants to established Michigan 2030 Districts (Ann Arbor, Detroit and Grand Rapids) to help each district meet the 50% reduction in energy, water and transportation related emissions.

  • Agriculture and Rural Communities Energy Incentive Program - Closed

    The Agriculture and Rural Communities Energy Incentive Program offer financial incentives to farms, agribusinesses, public entities, and rural small businesses for energy related implementation projects, recommended from energy audits and assessments.

  • Energy Star Certification for Public Educational Facilities - Closed

    Energy Star Certification Incentives will assist eligible public education facilities that are benchmarked in Energy Star Portfolio Manager to become certified.

  • Wastewater and Water Treatment Plants Program - Closed

    The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) is offering a technical assistance grant to work with wastewater and water facilities to optimize pumps, motors, blowers, process controllers, flow monitors, etc. using material developed through U.S. DOE’s wastewater and water infrastructure accelerator program. The MEO hopes to share resources and lessons learned from DOE’s wastewater and water infrastructure accelerator program.

  • Technical Assistance Pilot for Combined Heat and Power (TAP CHP) - Closed

    The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) is offering a grant to deliver combined heat and power (CHP) feasibility studies and training to end-users in Michigan likely to significantly benefit from the implementation of CHP at their facilities.  A total of $50,000 in funding is expected to be available, with a minimum 100% match requirement.  Projects must be completed by September 30, 2019.

  • Michigan Cleantech Product Launch Program (MI CPLP) - Closed

    The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) through its Cleantech Product Launch Program (MI CPLP) is providing grant funds to Hardware Accelerators to help small businesses move their cleantech ideas from prototype to the marketplace.

  • State Energy Program Planning Request-for-Information

    Energy Services continually seeks comments, suggestions and ideas from stakeholders related to programming for energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) in Michigan. These programs may include:

    • Energy policy coordination and advocacy.
    • Advocacy for integrating EE and RE into local government planning.
    • Funding opportunities for communities, businesses and other entities in order to increase EE and RE adoption, 
    • Education and outreach for areas such as buildings, communities, industry, transportation, and education.

    Please click here to submit a response.

    Energy Services' mission is to provide technical and financial assistance to public and private sector entities to lower energy costs, reduce energy waste and increase renewable energy. Incentives offered through the State Energy Program are funded through the U.S. Department of Energy and are subject to federal guidelines. (See Federal Energy Policy and Conservation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 6321 et seq. subchapter D - Energy Conservation, Part 420).