ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
$21 Million Funding Opportunity Available
[39 Pa.B. 1929]
[Saturday, April 11, 2009]
On behalf of Governor Edward G. Rendell, Acting Secretary Hanger announces that on April 13, 2009, the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) will open a $21 million solicitation for innovative, advanced energy projects and for businesses interested in locating their advanced energy operations in this Commonwealth.
For purposes of this financial assistance opportunity, eligible projects may include: solar energy; wind; low-impact hydropower; geothermal; biologically derived methane gas, including landfill gas; biomass; fuel cells; coal-mine methane; waste coal; integrated gasification combined cycle; demand management measures, including recycled energy and energy recovery, energy efficiency and load management; and clean, alternative fuels for transportation. Priorities include distributed generation for critical public infrastructure.
Under this solicitation, PEDA may award financial assistance in the form of grants of up to $1.5 million. Funding for projects may be used for capital equipment, construction associated with capital projects and land acquisition.
For grants under this solicitation, the following entities are eligible to apply: corporations, partnerships, associations and other legal business entities; nonprofit corporations; colleges and universities of this Commonwealth; municipalities of this Commonwealth; and any public corporation, authority or body whatsoever.
This is a competitive solicitation and funding will be determined by vote of the Board of Directors. Guidelines and applications may be viewed and downloaded from the PEDA web site at www.depweb.state.pa.us, Keyword ''PEDA.'' Applications will be accepted from April 13, 2009, through May 29, 2009.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-686. Filed for public inspection April 10, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]
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