1. Competitive (cities & towns, population < 35,000)
  2. Direct Formula (cities & towns, population > 35,000)

Competitive

This funding will accomplish three things. It will help cities and towns, with populations less than 35,000 residents, to reduce fossil fuel emissions in a sustainable manner, to reduce total energy use, and to improve energy efficiency in public buildings. It will also allow all 351 cities and towns to apply for technical assistance and deployment of the Energy Information Reporting System.

Type of federal program

Energy Efficiency (state and municipal) - Competitive

MA funding level

$14,752,000

Who can apply?

Municipalities with less than 35,000 residents: $12,252,000 Competitive Grant Program

All cities and towns: $825,000 Owner's Agent Technical Assistance Program

What are the deadlines?

December 7, 2009 by 5:00pm

Who can I contact?

Green Communities Division
Diane Gray - Diane.Gray@State.MA.US, 617-626-7383

Additional Information

View the Press Release

1. For Competitive Sub-grant

Download the Program Opportunity Notices (PONs)

Download the Applications

To Access PONs on Comm-PASS (Please note change underlined below):

  • Go to www.comm-pass.com
  • Under "About Quick Quote," click on "Search for Solicitations"
  • Type in PON-ENE-2010-009 in Keywords
  • Select the solicitation
  • Click on the view icon (eyeglasses)
  • Under the "Specifications" tab you will find the PONs and associated documents
To Post Questions to the Bidder's Forum on Comm-PASS (Please note change underlined below):
  • Go to www.comm-pass.com
  • Select Search for bidders' forum at the bottom of the page
  • Under **AND** Search by Specific Criteria, enter PON-ENE-2010-009 into the Referenced Solicitation Number search bar, and click " Search"
  • Click the link at the top of the page that says There are 1 Forum(s) found that match your search criteria.
  • Click the eyeglasses under View, at the right side of the page, to access the forum
  • Click Ask a Question in the Forum, located in the top right corner of the page before the closing date has passed
  • Enter the required sign-in information (this will be kept private from the general public and is only visible to the forum manager and contact person) and click Next Step at the bottom of the page
  • Enter your question into the Question box and click Submit Question at the bottom of the page. The question will now be posted into the forum.

2. For Owner's Agent Technical Assistance

Download the Program Opportunity Notices (PONs)

Download the Applications

To Access PONs on Comm-PASS (Please note change underlined below):

Go to www.comm-pass.com

  • Under "About Quick Quote," click on "Search for Solicitations"
  • Type in PON-ENE-2010-008 in Keywords
  • Select the solicitation, which is at the top of the page
  • Click on the view icon (eyeglasses)
  • Under the "Specifications" tab you will find the PONs and associated documents
To Post Questions to the Bidder's Forum on Comm-PASS (Please note change underlined below):
  • Go to www.comm-pass.com
  • Select Search for bidders' forum at the bottom of the page
  • Under **AND** Search by Specific Criteria, enter PON-ENE-2010-008 into the Referenced Solicitation Number search bar, and click " Search"
  • Click the link at the top of the page that says There are 1 Forum(s) found that match your search criteria.
  • Click the eyeglasses under View, at the right side of the page, to access the forum
  • Click Ask a Question in the Forum, located in the top right corner of the page before the closing date has passed
  • Enter the required sign-in information (this will be kept private from the general public and is only visible to the forum manager and contact person) and click Next Step at the bottom of the page
  • Enter your question into the Question box and click Submit Question at the bottom of the page. The question will now be posted into the forum.

The remaining EECBG funding will also support the following for all 351 cities and towns, which requires no application:

 

  • Energy Code training for all MA municipal building code officials
  • Delivery of the Energy Information Reporting System, a tool for benchmarking energy consumption and identifying priority targets for efficiency investments

 


DIRECT FORMULA

This funding will enable cities and towns, with populations greater than 35,000 residents, to reduce fossil fuel emissions in a sustainable manner, reduce total energy use and improve energy efficiency in public buildings.

Type of federal program

Energy Efficiency (state and municipal)

U. S. funding level

$27,478,500

Who can apply?

Municipalities with a population greater than 35,000

What are the deadlines?

Municipalities must apply directly to US Department of Energy (DOE) by June 25, 2009

Who can I contact?

Green Communities Division
Mark Sylvia, Director
Meg Lusardi, Deputy Director

Additional Information

Grants.gov

Fedconnect

Guidance on Federal Stimulus Funding: EECBG pdf format of    DOER GC ARRA

Green Communities Presentation on EECBG (4-22-09) ppt format of    gc-webinar-4-22-09.ppt