Pennsylvania Comprehensive Energy Analysis $100,000 Funding Opportunity
[42 Pa.B. 3808]
[Saturday, June 30, 2012]
On behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, Secretary Michael Krancer announces that on July 2, 2012, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) will offer a one-time grant opportunity for the preparation of a Commonwealth comprehensive energy analysis.
The grant will be administered by the Department. Funding is provided from United States Department of Energy (DOE) State Energy Program (SEP). SEP directs funding to state energy offices from DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. States may utilize this funding to address energy priorities and planning. The Department will make one award for the preparation and delivery of a Commonwealth comprehensive energy analysis in an amount not to exceed $100,000. The analysis shall be completed by December 31, 2012.
After an award is made the Department will provide payments to the applicant on a reimbursement basis for work performed in the research, analysis and production of a Comprehensive Energy Analysis Report as described in the solicitation and per a schedule determined by the Department and the applicant. The applicant will be required to abide by specific conditions in the grant agreement related to the scope of work, provisions of drafts of the report to the Department as well as final approval of final content of the report. The applicant's work must result in the final deliverable, an approved Comprehensive Energy Analysis Report delivered within the period of performance.
For grants under this solicitation, the following entities are eligible to apply:
Business—Corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorship, limited liability company, business trust or other legal business entities.
Nonprofit Corporations—Incorporated not for profit organizations that maintain 501(c)(3) status with the United States Internal Revenue Service and is that is also registered with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations, when necessary.
Universities—Colleges or universities located within this Commonwealth.
An Economic Development Organization—A nonprofit corporation or association whose purpose is the enhancement of economic conditions in their community.
This is a competitive solicitation. Guidelines may be viewed at www.dep.state.pa.us, Keyword: Energy
Applications must be submitted by mail to DEP Grants Center—Comprehensive Energy Analysis, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 15th Floor, 400 Market Street, P. O. Box 8776, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8776.
Applications will be accepted from July 2, 2012, through August 3, 2012.
MICHAEL L. KRANCER,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1207. Filed for public inspection June 29, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]
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