Senator Flanagan Announces Bolton, Lancaster, and Sterling to Receive Municipal Energy Technical Assistance (META) Grants
September 12, 2016- Senator Jennifer Flanagan (D-Leominster) announced today that the towns of Bolton, Lancaster, and Sterling will be recipients of a Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grant (META) by the Green Communities Division of the Department of Energy Resources (DOER). The following amounts are to be awarded: Bolton - $6,750, Lancaster -$5,000, and Sterling-$12,500.
META grants are open to all cities, towns, and regional planning authorities. They will fund the services of expert consultants and contractors to assist with a diverse array of local energy projects. Projects and studies receiving funding will support the performance of solar photovoltaic site evaluation, heating system replacements, ASHRAE Level II audits, technical analysis of energy use at drinking water and wastewater facilities and technical assistance with Green Community reporting and application.