Alternative Energy Grants Available

Joanna Schroeder

doelogoThere are several new alternative energy grants available for wind energy and biomass energy. The first grant, “20% Wind by 2030: Overcoming the Challenges” was posted on February 27, 2009 and closes on March 5, 2009. The government is posed to award up to 99 grants for a total of $8 million. You can get more information and apply online at or click here. The grant application number is DE-PS36-09GO99009.

For those of you working on biomass projects, there is a new grant available, “Biomass Research and Development Initiative” that is aimed at funding biomass projects that will bring technology to market at a competitive price and replace fossil fuels. The grant will award up to $25 million and applications are due on June 1, 2009. You can get more grant details at or click here.  The grant application number is DE-PS36-09GO99016.

There are new grants posted every day as the alternative energy industry has been targeted for funds through the recent stimulus packages so check the site often. We’ll also bring you updates as new energy grants are posted.