Direct Assistance - Eligibility

  • Applicants must be advancing a technology, product or service relating to the production of clean energy and efficient use of energy. A preference will be given to the production of alternative and clean sources of energy such as solar, wind, hydroelectric, and biofuels. Consideration will also be given to applicants advancing a technology, product or service that results in energy efficiency.

  • Applicants are preferably companies, but may include individuals, groups, and faculty members who have not as yet established a company.

  • Applicants must have substantial facilities in one of 10 counties in Western NY or immediate plans to build/locate there (see below).