© 2021 West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Telling West Virginia's Story
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
WVPB News

Appalachian Power Expands Energy-Saving Programs in W.Va.

AppalachianPowerLogo.jpg

Appalachian Power has expanded its energy efficiency programs for West Virginia businesses.

Officials say changes to the programs are making it more flexible than previous energy efficiency programs for commercial and industrial customers.

The Charleston Gazette reports that programs allow manufacturers, hospitals, schools and other nonresidential energy users to receive funding or incentives for existing and new projects that help them become more energy efficient. Applicable projects include custom heating and air conditioning, lighting, motors, controls and data systems installation.

Officials say there's $550,000 budgeted for the programs this year.

Companies must submit project plans for approval to qualify for funding assistance. This year's projects must be submitted by Dec. 31.


WVPB is local news, education, music, and entertainment for West Virginia.
Your donation today will help keep us strong and vital.