Non-Profit Offers Grants To Penn. Clean Energy Companies

Jan 26 2009 | 12:00am ET

Ben Franklin Technology Partners, a unit of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, is offering grants of up to $55,000 to help companies commercialize alternative and clean energy technologies.

Pennsylvania technology companies employing fewer than 500 people are eligible.

The awards have been made possible through a $250,000 grant from the United States Small Business Association.

Technology-based companies that employ fewer than 500 people in Pennsylvania are eligible.

The grants will support the costs of applied research activities including laboratory work, market research, commercialization analysis, and beta tests. The funds will also support the development of channel market strategies and the full-scale commercialization of new products or processes.

Priority will be given to projects focusing on Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Tier I energy sources. These include solar and wind energy, low-impact hydro power, geothermal energy, biologically derived methane, fuel cells, bio-mass energy and coal mine methane.

Letters of intent are due by March 13; full proposals by April 10. To view the RFP, visit the BFTP Web site.


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