Alabama Energy Assurance Plan​

Overview When a disaster happens, whether natural or man-made, the state activates its Emergency Operations Plan, and members of all state agencies report to the Emergency Operations Center in Clanton. Within the state’s emergency plan is a section that deals with the fuel supply in the state. ADECA’s Energy Division is the lead agency for that […]

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Energy Programs

Overview Funding for the State Energy Program comes from a U.S. Department of Energy grant. It is managed by a unit in ADECA’s Energy Division known as the “Energy Efficiency and Renewables” unit. The funding is utilized to plan and implement energy programs in Alabama that are designed to achieve national energy goals such as […]

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Community Services Block Grant

Overview The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) is funded through a grant from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is mandated that the funds be allocated to the community action agencies throughout the state. Currently there are 20 community action agencies located throughout the state with a presence in all 67 […]

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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Overview The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ADECA contracts with community action agencies and local nonprofit agencies to deliver LIHEAP to low-income households throughout the state. The objectives of LIHEAP are to help low-income families meet the costs of home energy, […]

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Electric Vehicles and VW Settlement Program

News Electric Vehicle Projects Awarded as of August 2021 Volkswagen Mitigation Projects Round 1 Volkswagen Mitigation Projects Round 2   Sign up for the Electric Vehicles and VW Settlement mailing list.     Contact (334) 242-5290 | vwsettlement@adeca.alabama.gov​​

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Alabama Energy and Residential Codes

Alabama Energy and Residential Codes Board In March 2010, Act 2010-185 was signed giving the Alabama Energy and Residential Codes (AERC) Board the authority to adopt mandatory residential and commercial energy codes for the entire state. It also gave the board the authority to adopt mandatory residential building codes for jurisdictions that had not implemented […]

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Alabama Weatherization Assistance Program

Overview The Alabama Weatherization Assistance Program receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ADECA contracts with local community action agencies and the Central Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission to deliver weatherization assistance to low-income households in all 67 counties across the state. The mission […]

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Alabama Digital Expansion Division

Alabama Connectivity Plan PDF   Overview On April 26, 2017, Governor Kay Ivey issued Executive Order 704. This order rescinded Executive Orders 9 and 42 and established the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs as the agency to assume all powers, duties, responsibilities, authority, and obligations belonging to the Office of Broadband Development. Executive […]

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Alabama Inland Port Infrastructure Program

Overview The Alabama Inland Port Infrastructure Program is a $5,000,000 program designed to award infrastructure funds for inland port capital improvement initiatives.   Grant Application Alabama Inland Port Infrastructure Program Application Guide – Second Round Alabama Inland Port Infrastructure Program Guide – Second Round   Alabama Inland Port Infrastructure Program Comments   Submitted Grant Applications […]

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Energy

Overview The overall mission of the Energy Division, as the State Energy Office, is to increase energy efficiency, reduce energy consumption, promote energy-efficiency and renewable-energy technologies, make energy efficiency more affordable for low-income residents, and to aid low-income households, especially those with vulnerable populations such as elderly, disabled and young children, with the increasing costs […]

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