Shaheen Joins Legislation to Help Small Businesses Become More Energy Efficient
August 07, 2021
(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) joined Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) to introduce legislation to help small business owners make energy efficiency upgrades to their businesses and reduce their energy costs. The Main Street Energy Efficiency Act would establish a Small Business Energy Efficiency Grant program to provide funds to incentivize small businesses to take on energy efficiency projects – particularly in underserved, rural and economically disadvantaged communities.
“As small businesses recover from the pandemic, we have an opportunity to rebuild with an eye towards sustainability,” said Shaheen. “This bill is a win-win: businesses can get help with critical energy efficiency upgrades that will boost their long-term resilience, while taking important action to combat the…