Monaca receives Energy Development Authority grant

The Borough of Monaca was awarded a $75,000 state grant for reservoir wind and solar projects, according to Senator Elder Vogel.

The local grant was part of $12.5 million in Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) grants awarded today (October 23) to 28 local governments, schools and businesses for alternative and clean energy projects, along with projects deploying technologies such as solar energy, hydropower, biomass and energy efficiency.

The PEDA grants will help pay for such projects as the installation of solar arrays, replacement of old heating units and street lights with more energy efficient models, and the use of biogas from wastewater systems for industrial power and heating needs.

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