Town seeks competitive energy grant


CORNWALL — The Board of Selectmen voted Jan. 11 to invest more energy in seeking energy project funding. They will apply for a state Municipal Quickspend Energy Efficiency Program grant.

Emailed applications are due Jan. 20. The offer is open to 142 Connecticut towns not eligible for direct grants from the U. S. Department of Energy. It may be stiff competition for the $300,000 in leftover funds allocated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (stimulus funds), but the state is looking for projects that can be completed quickly.

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