This program's purpose is to generate cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in commercial, industrial and nonprofit facilities. The two categories included in the program are (1) Direct Improvement Projects and (2) Revolving Loans.
To be eligible under category 1 applicants must be an owner of either a commercial, industrial or nonprofit facility. Under category 2, an applicant must be an economic development authority or a nonprofit entity able to establish and operate revolving loan programs or similar financing mechanisms to finance cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in commercial, industrial and nonprofit facilities in Minnesota.
Total Funding Available: Up to $4,100,000
Status: Grant agreements fully executed (6/2/11)
Date Launched: 12/21/09
Date Closed: 2/12/10
Proposals Received: 150
Number Selected: 39
Aitkin Iron Works
Arrowhead Promotion and Fulfillment Company Inc.
Caledonia Care and Rehab (Senior Management Inc dba)
Cambria Company, LLC
Center for Energy and Environment
Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company, LLLP
City Center Retail/AG 800 Washington LLC
City of Minneapolis CPED
Community Reinvestment Fund
Davisco Foods International, Inc.
Douglas Machine Inc.
Earle Brown Tower, LLP
Fairview Health Services (Maple Grove)
FourCrown, Inc. (Wendy's)
Gerdau Ameristeel U.S. Inc.
Habitat for Humanity of South Central Minnesota
HealthEast Care System (St. John's Hospital)
J&B Group, Inc.
Le Sueur, Inc.
LifeCare Medical Center
Mall of America
National Sports Center Foundation
North Memorial Health Care (Maple Grove)
Northern Plains Dairy
Pequot Tool & Mfg., Inc.
Prospect Foundry LLC
Seagate Technology, LLC
Spruce Tree Center LLP
Walker Art Center
Wausau Paper Mills LLC
YMCA of Greater Saint Paul
YWCA of Minneapolis