The District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) recently made two funding opportunities available for eligible entities to install additional solar capacity throughout DC and provide benefits to low-income residents.
$8 million is available to install 4 to 8 megawatts of new solar capacity on multifamily homes, commercial buildings, and non-residential surface spaces.
$5 million is available to install 2.5 to 5 megawatts of solar capacity on low-income single-family homes, small business, and owner-occupied nonprofits.
Eligible applicants for both opportunities include nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations, universities, and private enterprises.
DOEE will host a public information session for interested applicants on Tuesday, February 28, at 2:00 p.m. at 1200 First Street NE, 5th floor, Washington, DC 20002. Participants may also participate by calling in to (877) 784-3995; the participant code 3127831.
More information on both of these funding opportunities is located at http://doee.dc.gov/page/grants-and-other-funding. Copies of each Request for Applications may also be picked up from the DOEE reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002. To make an appointment, call Taresa Lawrence at (202) 671-3313.
The deadline for application submissions is March 31, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.