DNREC’s energy efficiency investment fund goes paperless
Companies looking to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs through the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Energy Efficiency Investment Fund can apply for the program online.
The online portal replaces the current practice of accepting applications in all other formats and will make applications faster and easier for clients, increase the efficiency of file review and improve communication between applicants and the program staff. The Energy Efficiency Investment Fund provides grants to help commercial and industrial customers replace aging and inefficient equipment and systems with energy-efficient alternatives.
Users can enter project information, including materials and energy savings, in simple tables. The portal contains specialized calculators that streamline the details provided by the applicant to generate an estimate of the total project cost and grant award. Candidates can also share and store documents, allowing the EEIF team to communicate clearly and directly with the candidate.
âThe portal will strengthen a program that is already saving Delawarens millions of dollars in annual energy costs and will create a more streamlined process for applicants,â said Dayna Cobb, director of the Climate, Coastal and Coastal Region. energy of DNREC.
Improving the energy efficiency of a business can reduce operating costs, reduce energy consumption and improve environmental performance. Visit de.gov/eeif to learn more about available grant and loan programs, or log on to eeif.smartsimple.com to apply for the program.
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control protects and manages the state’s natural resources, protects public health, provides outdoor recreation opportunities, and educates Delawarens about the environment. The Climate, Coastline and Energy Division uses science, education, policy development and incentives to address Delaware’s climate, energy and coastal challenges. For more information, visit the website and connect with DNREC on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.