Energy Innovation Grant Recipients Receive $7 million

The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) awarded $7 million for 32 projects that reduce energy consumption, increase the use of renewable energy and tran​sportation technologies, bolster preparedness and resiliency in the energy system, and ensure steps are taken to create comprehensive energy plans. Submissions from 108 applicants requesting more than $24.4 million in total funding were received.

The PSC reports that projects range from $5,152 to $1 million. “Of the 32 funded projects, 15 projects were for renewable systems, 9 projects fund energy efficiency improvements, 6 projects were for planning, and 2 projects were for clean transportation. This grant cycle also invests more than $2.3 million in 12 projects with a battery storage component, which brings online over 1,100 kW (or 1.1 MW) of battery storage. The state funds will be matched by $7,915,675 in funding provided or secured by the awardees.”
See the list of recipients . PSC