North Dakota's Clean Sustainable Energy Authority (CSEA) was established by the Legislature in 2021 under the control of the North Dakota Industrial Commission to enhance the production of clean sustainable energy, to make the state a world leader in the production of clean sustainable energy, and to diversify and grow the state's economy. The law provides that the Industrial Commission shall consult with the Clean Sustainable Energy Authority.
For the 2021-2023 biennium, the program received an appropriation of $25 million for grants and the authority to request a line of credit from the Bank of North Dakota for up to $250 million.
Grant Round Application Deadlines:
- November 1, 2021
- March 1, 2022
- July 1, 2022
Please include these documents in your application:
- Transmittal Letter
- Tax Liability Statement
- Letters of Support (If Applicable)
- Confidentiality Request
- Business Plan (Appendix)
- Historical Financial Statements (3 years) (Appendix)
- Budgeted Projections (Appendix)
- Expense Report
- Status Report
- Loan/Loan Guarantee Application (If Applicable, Appendix)
- Other Appendices (If Applicable)
There is created the clean sustainable energy authority to support research, development, and technological advancements through partnerships and financial support for the large scale development and commercialization of projects, processes, activities, and technologies that reduce environmental impacts and increase sustainability of energy production and delivery. The purpose of the financial support is to enhance the production of clean sustainable energy, to make the state a world leader in the production of clean sustainable energy, and to diversify and grow the state's economy.