The Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth announces its intent to solicit proposals from small businesses for projects that will demonstrate innovative renewable energy and energy efficient technologies not yet widely adpoted in Michigan.
The purpose is to drive adoption of these innovative technologies by industry and others in Michigan through real world demonstrations and in depth documentation and information outreach. A total of $1,500,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding is available with three to eight grant awards anticipated. A fifty percent (50 percent) match is required. Projects must be completed by December 31, 2011. Deadline for proposals is May 21, 2010. www.michigan.gov/energyoffice