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6 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database ...

6 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database

Focus this week: New US State Incentives (California, Massachusetts), Mexico Cleantech Challenge, International Student Sustainability Competition, new UK Carbon Reduction Scheme

12 grants and awards approaching application deadline

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 656 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $39b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html

For more information contact us on info@skipso.com

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  • 1. Skipso Weekly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives April 2nd – April 9th 2010 enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 2. Summary Skipso Cleantech Grants • Number of Grants: 654 • Value of Grants: $39billion* • Countries Covered: 40+ • New Grants this Week: 6 • Latest update: April 9th, 2010 *Includes funds allocated for production incentives, loans, tax credits and expired grants SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 3. This Week on Skipso •  6 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database •  Focus this week: New US State Incentives (California, Massachusetts), Mexico Cleantech Challenge, International Student Sustainability Competition, new UK Carbon Reduction Scheme •  12 grants and awards approaching application deadline •  The Skipso funding section this week has reached 656 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $39b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 4. US State Incentives – California California Sales Tax Exemption for Alternative Energy Manufacturing Equipment •  Grant Type: Tax Exemption •  Amount: 100% exemption •  Geographic Focus: California, US •  Deadline: 1st January 2021 http://www.treasurer.ca.gov/caeatfa/sb71/index.asp •  SB 71 of 2010 established an exclusion from the state's sales and use tax for the purchase of renewable energy equipment, combined heat and power equipment, and alternative transportation equipment in California •  Project owners will need to apply to the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA) to receive the sales tax exclusion. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 5. US State Incentives – Massachusetts (1 of 2) Massachusetts DOER – Green Communities Grant Programme •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: $1,000,000 •  Geographic Focus: Massachusetts, US •  Deadline: 28th May 2010 http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=eoeeaterminal&L=3&L0=Home&L1=Energy%2c+Utilities+%26+Clean +Technologies&L2=Green+Communities&sid=Eoeea&b=terminalcontent&f=doer_green_communities_gc-grant- program&csid=Eoeea •  In 2008, Massachusetts enacted the Green Communities Act and created the Green Communities Division within the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) to support Massachusetts communities towards a sustainable future, specifically in terms of energy use. •  The Green Communities Division offers educational, technical, and networking support to the states' communities. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 6. US State Incentives – Massachusetts (2 of 2) Massachusetts – Commonwealth Community-Scale Wind Initiative •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: $2,000,000 •  Geographic Focus: Massachusetts, US •  Deadline: 4th May 2010 http://masscec.com/index.cfm?pid=11047 •  The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Community-Scale Wind Initiative awards grants for qualifying wind projects with a nameplate capacity greater than or equal to 100 kilowatts (kW). •  A project is eligible for funding if it is located at a commercial, industrial, institutional, or public site, and if the electric system will be served by a Massachusetts investor-owned electric utility company or a Municipal Light Plant Department SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 7. Mexico Cleantech Challenge Cleantech Challenge Mexico 2010 •  Grant Type: Start-ups •  Amount: Recognition, Funding and Business Support •  Geographic Focus: Mexico •  Deadline: 24th April 2010 http://www.cleantechchallenge.org/wb3/wb/ctc/cleantechchallenge •  Business plan competition for Mexican Cleantech start-ups •  El Cleantech Challenge México 2010 es el primer torneo abierto de empresas y proyectos de tecnología limpia en México. Es un concurso a través del cual buscamos encontrar el mejor proyecto de negocio o empresa de tecnologías limpias (cleantech) aplicable en México y el resto del mundo. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 8. Sustainable Innovation Student Challenge The Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: $10,000 •  Geographic Focus: Selected Universities •  Deadline: Annual http://www.dow.com/studentchallenge/index.htm •  The Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge recognizes and rewards Students and Universities for their innovation and research of sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing social, economic and environmental problems. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 9. UK Carbon Reduction Scheme Foundation •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: £50,000 •  Geographic Focus: Selected Universities •  Deadline: 5th April 2010 http://foundation.climatefund.org.uk/ •  Foundation is a carbon reduction scheme financed by the Northwest Regional Development Agency, along with private donations from businesses and individuals, which is being managed by Groundwork Northwest. •  It will provide grants for North West of England-based charities, community groups, public sector bodies and not-for-profit organisations to carry out projects that will reduce energy use and make significant carbon dioxide emissions savings. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 10. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 11. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 12. Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 13. Grant Finder – Find Cleantech Grants, Awards, Prizes Register on http://www.skipso.com to access grant finder for free SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 14. Skipso – Enabling Sustainable Innovation Join Now for Free! http://www.skipso.com SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  • 15. Contact Us For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: info@skipso.com The Skipso Team – Enabling Sustainable Innovation SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: APRIL 2nd – APRIL 9th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com