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State & Federal Grants
Renewable Energy Consulting Services (RECS) has helped its clients secure almost $1 billion from government grants, loan guarantees and project financing, with requests for $700 million pending.
We can help you as well. Green energy financing and small business grants are available from both state and federal agencies.
Federal agency grants are available to support all levels of technology readiness, from concept up through commercial deployment (see "Technology Readiness Levels" below). Grants for renewable energy and energy efficiency come primarily from three agencies -- the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA), Defense (DOD), and Energy (DOE). Clean tech funding also is available from other federal agencies.
The links above, spread along the bottom of the slide panel, will lead you to more than 70 listings of renewable energy grants from nine U.S. government agencies and 25 agency divisions.
Small business grants and green energy financing and incentives also are available in all 50 states. For details on these grants, see the links on theState Grants Page.
Once you have found a grant you wish to pursue, let us know how we can help.
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"[Renewable Energy Consulting Services] led and executed a very successful campaign to secure a $2.5 million grant from the State of Florida in support of establishing a biofuels plant that is now in operation ... a pleasure to work with." —Jeremy Susac, Former Executive Director, Florida Energy & Climate Commission
Technology Readiness Levels
There are 10 Technology Readiness Levels (TRL), moving from concept (TRL-1) up through commercialization (TRL-10). Federal grants are available to support the development of innovations at all 10 Technology Readiness Levels.
The National Science Foundation offers over 1,200 grants a year for TRLs 1-4; the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) also offers grants to support energy-related innovations for TRLs 1-4. Nine federal agencies offer Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants that support technology development in three phases (TRL 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8).
Grants and loan guarantees also are available to move promising new technologies up through TRL 8 and 9 to full commercialization and deployment. Other grant and loan guarantee programs are available for building and installing systems utilizing existing, commercially available technologies.
Renewable Energy Consulting Services (RECS) can assist with securing funding for all 10 Technology Readiness Levels and for utilizing existing, commercially available technologies.
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