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State Energy Program (North Dakota)

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    Funder Type

    Federal Government

    IT Classification

    C - Funds little to no technology


    North Dakota Department of Commerce


    The State Energy Program (SEP) promotes energy efficiency and conservation and is supported by financial and technical assistance through the U.S. Department of Energy.


    Annually, the Department of Commerce, Division of Community Services (DCS), receives an allocation to implement the SEP program. Annual allocations vary but usually fall between $350,000 and $380,000.


    The Division of Community Services makes SEP funds available to applicants for a variety of energy efficiency related activities. These include energy education, installation of energy efficient measures (building audits, lighting retrofits, HVAC upgrades, etc), transportation initiatives (alternative fuel vehicles and fueling systems) and renewable energy technologies (small scale wind turbines and solar technologies).


    History of Funding

    None is available.

    Additional Information

    Grant priority is given to schools, political subdivisions, state agencies, and non-profit organizations. Applications must be for future projects. If your project is already underway or under contract, SEP funds cannot be awarded to your project. State Energy Program projects include but are not limited to:

    • Feasibility study by the City of Fargo regarding compressed natural gas fleet conversion.
    • Study of public perceptions regarding renewable energy and energy efficiency by the North Dakota Alliance for Renewable Energy.
    • Spotlight on Energy” annual report by Bismarck State College.
    • Energy audits by public schools.
    • Photovoltaic projects at state parks.
    • Energy efficiency curriculum development with mobile trunks” that include the necessary classroom materials.



  • Eligibility Details

    Any organization may apply. Applicants must have a valid DUNS number and registration in order to be eligible. Priority is given to schools, political subdivisions, state agencies, and non-profit organizations.

    Deadline Details

    Applications are accepted at any time. However, in order to guarantee consideration for the upcoming program year (which runs from July 1 through June 30), applications or a letter of intent detailing a description of the proposed project and budget must be received by March 1st.

    Award Details

    Awards range from $5,000 to $50,000. A 20% match is required. Funds are provided on a reimbursement basis after receipt of supporting documentation.

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