Energy Innovation Grant Program

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​Overview​

The Energy Innovation Grant Program (EIGP) supports a wide variety of energy projects related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy storage, energy planning, and more.

​Each year, the Commission chooses eligible activities based on its energy priorities, emerging trends, and public input. To be informed of program developments and opportunities to participate, subscribe to docket 9709-FG-2022​ using EZ e-​Subscribe. ​​​

​Who is eligible to apply 

  • ​​​Municipalities, Universities, Schools, Hospitals, and Like Entities (MUSH Market): cities, villages, towns, counties, K-12 school districts, tribes, municipal water and wastewater utilities, municipal electric utilities, municipal natural gas utilities, electric cooperatives, University of Wisconsin System campuses and facilities, Wisconsin Technical College System, public or nonprofit hospitals, and 501(c)(3) nonprofits.

  • Manufacturers as defined by Wis. Stat. § 77.51(7h)​

​​Additional Grant Details
Currently accepting​​ applications

Yes.
The 2022 round is now open. The application deadline is on January 30, 2023, at 4:00 PM CT.​ 

​Matching funds required

​No, but it is a priority factor

Docket Number
​​9709-FG-​2022​​
​​Contact information
OEI@Wisconsin.gov​​​


PSC Grants System​

To apply for a PSC-administered grant, applicants must submit an application using the PSC Grants System. Use the application material below for details on grant eligibility, instructions on application responses and required documentation when submitting an application in the PSC Grants System.


Application ​Materials​​

Webinar

The EIGP 2022 webinar was ​on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 11 AM

EIGP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)​

EIGP FAQ - Updated November 29, 2022 


 Reporting Materials f​​or Current Grant Recipient​s


 ​​EIGP Grant Awards 

Link to 2020 EIGP Interactive Story Map​

​​Federal
Fiscal Year
​Number of
Grantees
​Available
Funds
Docket​ ​Grant Summary ​
​2021
​46​
​$ 10 Million
9709-FG-2​021​
202​1 Grant Awards​​
​2020
32​
$ 7 Million​ 9709-FG​-2020​​​ ​2020 Grant Awards
2018
31​
$ ​5 Million
9709-F​​​​G-2018​​ 2018 Grant Awards​​

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