Energy Storage Grant Program
CSFA Number: 532-30-2150
Agency Name
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (532)
Agency Contact
Chad Kruse
Short Description
Renewable generation plus energy storage project with a communications resiliency piece designed to be both scalable and replicable across Illinois and elsewhere.
Subject Area
Environment and Culture
Program Function
Enabling Legislation
Program is funded by the United States Department of Energy State Energy Program
Objectives and Goals
Objectives include decreasing energy burden, developing a case study for how solar PV plus battery storage competes with traditional diesel generation for emergency power supply, and increasing cellular communications resiliency.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The Program is designed to build off of existing case studies and development of solar storage programs.
Eligibility Requirements
Funds will only be designated to educational or government organizations.
Eligible Applicants
Education Organizations; Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
No open applications will be sourced at this time for the program.
Assistance Consideration
Local match is required for this program.
Post Assistance Requirements
Projects require quarterly reporting of progress, in addition to completion of milestones throughout the grant's lifespan.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
CODE of FEDERAL REGULATIONS Title 2: Grants and Agreements PART 200 - Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200)
Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA), 30 ILCS 708/1
Illinois Administrative Code
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $900,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Southern Illinois University Carbondale05/01/201906/30/2020900,000