Community energy assistance totaling $500,000 will be available for efficiency projects through the Department of Commerce.
Effective July 1, 2012, grants for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects will be available through June 30, 2013.
Sponsored by Rep. Paul Torkelson (R-Nelson Township) and Sen. Doug Magnus (R-Slayton), the law also requires that people or organizations receiving grants submit detailed reports of efficiency project spending to the Legislature by Oct. 1, 2013.
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