State seeks feedback from Alabamians on broadband access

September 21, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Want to see further improvements in broadband access in Alabama? Here’s is a simple way Alabamians can help. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is requesting information about broadband internet access and speed from Alabama residents and businesses. Alabamians are encouraged to take the speed survey at https://alabama.speedsurvey.org/ to help the […]

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Broadband Webinars and Workshops

Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund 2021 Application Workshop Alabama Broadband Accessibility Fund 2021 Workshop Presentation   ISP Broadband Mapping Webinar ISP Broadband Mapping Webinar ISP Broadband Mapping Webinar Slide Deck   Community and Regional Stakeholder Planning Workshop Community and Regional Stakeholder Planning Workshop Community and Regional Stakeholder Planning Workshop Slide Deck   Federal and Regional Funding […]

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Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

This is a new program currently under development and funding is not available at this time to assist low-income households. Please check this webpage frequently for updates.   Overview The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a new program funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Community Services (HHS-OCS). […]

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Property Insurance and Energy Reduction (PIER) Act

Overview The Property Insurance and Energy Reduction Act (PIERA) allows a county, municipality, or improvement district to adopt a program to issue bonds, notes, or other types of financing methods to finance improvements to certain real properties through assessments on the property tax bill (Act 2015-494.) A Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program is […]

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Governor awards $4.1 million to install electric vehicle charging stations

June 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded 18 grants to help bring Alabama motorists into the electric vehicle age. The grants totaling more than $4.1 million will help finance the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at many fueling stations near interstates and other major highways and corridors in central and north Alabama. Other types of […]

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Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Program

Background Information Generally, Volkswagen Mitigation funds are to be used to replace or repower existing diesel vehicles, vessels, and equipment with less polluting vehicles or engines. Per the Alabama Volkswagen Settlement Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (Alabama VW BMP), fifteen percent (15%)  of the available funding has been allocated for Light-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment (ZEVSE) […]

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Public Outreach and Consumer Resources

ENERGY STAR When it comes to money savings and protecting the environment, one of the most widely-recognized names and logos would probably be ENERGY STAR. It is seen on appliances, computers, monitors, heating and air units and much more. The program, jointly started in 1992 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy, […]

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