Washington State Building Electrification Grant

Website: https://www.commerce.wa.gov/growing-the-economy/energy/clean-energy-fund/building-electrification-grant/


First-come, first-serve program. Approximately $9,700,000 will be made available under a competitive application process. $4,850,000 will be available for successful application under each track. Applicants can request $50,000 up to a maximum of $1,000,000 for their project.


Applications can be requested in the fall 2022.


The Building Electrification Grant program, under the Clean Energy Fund, provides funding for multifamily residential and commercial building owners and tenants to deploy and demonstrate grid-enabled, high-efficiency, all electric-buildings that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and accelerate the path to zero-energy. This includes shifting from fossil fuels to high-efficiency electric equipment, control systems that enable grid integration or demand control, and on-site renewable generation and efficiency measures.

Qualifying Projects:

  •         Track 1: projects will expand the deployment of Grid-Interactive Buildings.
  •         Track 2: projects will support the installation of Electric Equipment and Fuel Switching.

Eligible Applicants:

  •         For-profit companies
  •         Non-profit organizations
  •         State, Local, and Tribal Governments, including K-12 Public Schools and Housing Authorities
  •         Individual owners of commercial and multifamily residential buildings
  •         Program administrators, including Non-profit organizations, Local Governments, and Retail Electric Utilities


For more information, email Aaron Dumas at CEF@commerce.wa.gov