Gov. Edward G. Rendell, D-Pa., has unveiled Green Energy Works!, the first in a series of competitive grant programs to designed help fund large-scale renewable energy projects.
Green Energy Works! is now accepting applications for $11 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for combined heat and power projects, which generate power and thermal energy from a single source. All projects must create jobs, be able to start work within six months, and be completed within 24 months and before April 30, 2012.
Guidelines are available at www.recovery.pa.gov. Applications must be submitted via the Environmental eGrants system at www.grants.dcnr.state.pa.us. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Oct. 9.