Governor awards grants for energy-efficient upgrades across the state

November 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $564,520 to assist with energy-efficiency upgrades at municipal and nonprofit facilities across the state. Grant funds will support projects to install energy-efficient lighting and heating, air conditioning and ventilation units, solar panels and wastewater treatment equipment. One of the grants will help develop energy-code training and resources […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant for upgrades at Lake Guntersville State Park

November 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY — An Alabama state park is about to get a makeover thanks in part to a $200,000 grant, Gov. Kay Ivey announced. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to restore and improve a campground at Lake Guntersville State Park in Marshall County. The Town […]

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Governor awards $4.8 million for innovation and research in Alabama

October 28, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $4.85 million to encourage new and continuing research that will result in innovations to improve life in Alabama and beyond. The grants, awarded to five Alabama universities and a research institution, are from the Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund. The state-funded program was created in 2019 under the […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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