Solar Energy Legacy Grants for Local Governments

Solar Energy Legacy Grants for Local Governments;
State: Minnesota

  • Incentive Type: State Grant Program
  • Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Lighting, Windows, Doors, Custom/Others pending approval
  • Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Photovoltaics
  • Applicable Sectors: Local Government
  • Amount: $10,000 – $150,000
  • Maximum Incentive: Lesser of 75% of installed cost or $150,000
  • Equipment Requirements: Projects must meet the technical standards of the state solar rebate programs (e.g., equipment certification, warranties, etc.); requirements vary by technology
  • Installation Requirements: Grid-connected recommended but off-grid systems eligible. All projects must be installed by program qualified contractors; meet system orientation requirements; and be free from excessive shading
  • Funding Source: Parks and Trails Fund
  • Program Budget: $585,000 (FY 2011)
  • Program Expiration Date: 05/28/2010 (FY 2011 applications)
  • Web Site: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/grants/recreation/se_legacy.html

Contact:

Traci Vibo
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Trails and Waterways Division
500 Lafayette Road, Box 52
St. Paul, MN 55155-4052
Phone: (651) 259-5619
E-Mail: traci.vibo@state.mn.us
Web Site: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/index.html

Andrew Korsberg
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Trails and Waterways Division
500 Lafayette Road, Box 52
St. Paul, MN 55155-4052
Phone: (651) 259-5642
E-Mail: andrew.korsberg@state.mn.us
Web Site: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/index.html