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Apply for a Community Renewable Energy Grant Today!
From now until May 10, 2024, Oregon Department of Energy is accepting applications for renewable
energy grants
. ODOE is committed to the planning and construction of renewable energy or energy resilience projects that power Oregon, making $18 million available. Municipalities can have renewable energy systems paid for by the state, via solar and battery grants!


Who Can Apply?
In addition to Oregon Tribes and consumer-owned utilities, The Community Renewable Energy Grant
Program is open to public bodies which includes counties, municipalities, and special government bodies
such as ports and irrigation districts.
This is a competitive grant, and priority will be given to projects that support program equity goals,
demonstrate community energy resilience, and include energy efficiency and demand response.
At least half of the grant funds will go to projects that serve environmental justice communities (non-
profits) including communities of color, lower-income development and rural communities, among
other eligible projects.
Grant money is available for 4 types of projects that work to power Oregon:

  1. Planning a renewable energy project ($100,000 Max Award).
  2. Planning a renewable energy project that includes a resilience component ($100,000 Max
    Award).
  3. Construction of a renewable energy project ($1,000,000 Max Award).
  4. Construction of a renewable energy project that includes a resilience component ($1,000,000
    Max Award).

Act quickly. Applications are due by 5pm. PT on May 10, 2024. Do you have questions about state solar grants for municipalities? Ask here.

Another round of grant funding is expected to be announced for applications due this Fall, 2024, but it’s never too early to start planning!

Advanced Energy Systems is ready to help with your application at every step, contact us today to learn more.