Renewable Energy Grant Program (South Carolina)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Place|| South Carolina
|Name||Renewable Energy Grant Program|
|Incentive Type||State Grant Program|
|Applicable Sector||Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Tribal Government, Agricultural, Institutional|
|Eligible Technologies||Solar Water Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Renewable Transportation Fuels|
|Energy Category|| Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
|Start Date|| 2007-08-01
|Maximum Incentive|| 200,000
|Program Administrator||South Carolina Energy Office|
Note: The Renewable Energy Revolving Loan Program is currently suspended until spring 2009, when the program will be updated.
The South Carolina Renewable Energy Grant Program provides grants to private and public entities located in South Carolina to assist those involved in renewable energy-related research and projects to become more competitive in obtaining federal and other grants.
Matching grants up to $200,000 are available for demonstration projects that validate the effectiveness of new and future biomass technologies and products, provided that the grant does not exceed 50% of the total cost of the demonstration project. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture administers the grant program, in cooperation with the South Carolina Institute of Energy Studies and the South Carolina Research Authority. Disbursement of these funds must be approved by the South Carolina Renewable Energy Oversight Committee.
Grants are also available for project planning and research and development projects.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||S.C. Code § 46-3-260|
|Date Enacted|| 2007-07-13
|Contact Name||Public Information|
|Department||South Carolina Energy Office|
|Address||1200 Senate Street|
|Address 2||408 Wade Hampton Building|
|Place||Columbia, South Carolina|
|Phone 2|| (800) 851-8899
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.