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Conservation Applied Research and Development Grant Program (CARD) RFP-02

The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources seeks proposals from organizations or individuals interested in applied research and development projects that serve to accelerate the development and adoption of new energy efficient technologies and innovative program strategies in Minnesota. The information obtained from this effort is intended to inform electric and natural gas utility Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) development and state energy policy.


  • Questions Due: June 2, 2014 - 11:59 p.m. CST
  • Notice of Intent Due: June 23, 2014 - 11:59 p.m. CST
  • Proposal Due: August 29, 2014 - 11:59 p.m. CST
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View Solicitation August 29, 2014 May 19, 2014

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