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North Carolina State Energy Program

 Total Federal Funding: $3.1 billion
 Estimated N.C. Funding: $76.4 million
 Estimated Local Funding:  
 Administering Agency: North Carolina Sate Energy Office
 Overview: States use grants to address energy priorities and program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The State Energy Program will be available for:
  • rebates to consumers for home energy audits or other energy saving improvements
  • development of renewable energy projects for clean electricity generation and alternative fuels
  • promotion of ENERGY STAR products
  • efficiency upgrades for state and local government buildings
  • other innovative state efforts to help families save money on energy bills.
 Eligibility: Detailed guidance will be available in late April 2009.
 Local Funding Availability: Competitive grant application process
 Contact Information: Rob Phocas, Energy and Sustainability Manager
rphocas@charlottenc.gov
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 Tentative Public Hearing Dates:  ---
 Links for More Information: N.C. State Energy Office web site 
U.S. Department of Energy web site for funding opportunities