The Minnesota Department of Agriculture offers grant programs to assist individuals and organizations with agricultural development. The Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant Program allows for funding towards projects focused on energy production such as wind, methane, or biomass.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources administers a Conservation Applied Research and Development (CARD) Grant Program. This program is designed to help companies address evaluation needs of new efficiency technologies. Plus, it helps the state and utilities identify and incorporate new technologies or strategies that maximize energy savings. If your company is interested in learning more about this program, please contact Mary Sue Lobenstein at MarySue.Lobenstein@state.mn.us.