Mass. gets federal dollars for renewable energy
The US Department of Energy said it has allocated nearly $22 million in funding to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Massachusetts.
The funding is a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and to date, Massachusetts has received 40 percent of its total State Energy Program funding authorized under the act, the energy department said.
Once the state meets reporting, oversight, and accountability milestones required by the act, it will be eligible to receive roughly $27 million in additional funding, bringing the Massachusetts total under the program to nearly $55 million, the energy department said.
This Department of Energy press release describes the latest allocation of money under the program to Massachusetts, several other states, and Puerto Rico.