ROCKLIN, Calif., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coldwell Solar is pleased to announce that the 2015 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) information was released on October 30th, 2014 by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). The purpose of this grant is to fund projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of California specialty crops.
In one of the funding categories, CDFA will consider projects that expand stewardship practices and natural resource conservation while developing strategies to enable specialty crop growers to adapt to climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and sequestering carbon. All of these are the key benefits of operating your own solar power system.
How to Apply
The application process is through an application process with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). Coldwell Solar has the knowledge and expertise to assist you with your application and grant proposal writing. Please contact Coldwell Solar at toll-free 1-888-705-5055.
Funding Your Solar Project
The project grant amounts are between $50,000 - $450,000 with a project duration starting on October 1st, 2015 and a completion date of June 30th, 2018. Concept proposals are due by December 5th, 2014.
Who May Apply
This program is open to California for-profit and non-profit organizations; local, state, federal and tribal governments; public and private colleges and universities. The 2015 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program covers specific eligible commodities including but not limited to certain fruits and tree nuts, vegetables, culinary herbs and spices, medical herbs, flowers, shrubs, plants and trees.
Contact Coldwell Solar toll-free at 1-888-705-5055 to get started, due date is December 5th, 2014.
About Coldwell Solar
Founded in 1986, Coldwell Solar, Inc. is based in Rocklin, with offices in Visalia, Burbank and Petaluma, California. The company offers superior standards of professionalism and integrity in the building of long-lasting solar installations that provide the highest energy output – with significant savings on energy costs. Transparency and ongoing service support to customers, coupled with integrity in all of the company's work, is the bedrock of Coldwell Solar's business values, and always will be. Highly-skilled employees bring unmatched power system engineering and project management experience from the solar, construction and energy management industries. A significant part of that expertise is the result of the company's history of innovation in design, engineering and construction. Coldwell Solar handles the entire solar installation process, including permits, rebates, engineering, construction, on-going monitoring and support of the system for years, as an energy partner. Coldwell Solar focuses on serving agribusiness, farms, utilities, architects, general contractors, commercial buildings, properties, schools, manufacturing and industrial companies. The company is certified to meet the most complex standards and consistently delivers the highest-quality, long-lasting workmanship. For more information visit: www.coldwellsolar.com.
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