Monday, February 7, 2011

NC Awards $8.5M in Energy Stimulus Grants

North Carolina Energy Office awards $8.5M in stimulus grants

February 7, 2011 - The North Carolina Energy Office has doled out $8.5 million in federal stimulus funds to 43 projects statewide, Gov. Beverly Perdue announced Monday.

The awards address one or more of three main goals:

• To make downtown-based local governments and small businesses more energy efficient

• To promote conservation and use of renewable fuels in industrial properties, and

• To improve energy efficiency in large commercial and nonprofit facilities.

“These investments are more than much-needed job creating investments in our communities,” said Perdue in a news release. {continued}

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