Dane County awards just about $90K for local climate motion by means of new grant plan

April 22, 2021 3:02 PM Stephen Cohn Posted: April 22, 2021 3:02 PM MADISON, Wis.

MADISON, Wis. — Dane County awarded far more than $89,000 on Thursday to advance weather motion by way of its thoroughly clean vitality financial improvement grant program.

Depend Government Joe Parisi introduced seven local agencies have been chosen to obtain the grants from the Office of Energy & Weather Adjust.

The method was produced to fund initiatives in assistance of the county’s local climate motion program.

Officers claimed as section of the application process, just about every applicant determined the certain priority its hard work would tackle and in depth how the plan would make progress on that priority.

The priorities tackle provided piloting the strength facilitator model at the Latino Academy of Workforce Development expanding shopper accessibility to solar electrical power accelerating electrification advancing climate-health-fairness attempts and encouraging telecommuting choices.

Parisi’s announcement arrives on Earth Day, and just one working day right after Madison’s mayor launched the city’s ‘Climate Forward’ initiatives.