Incentives Overview

Filter by industry and type using the menu on the left to explore the various incentives available to assist you business.


Technology Ombudsman

Whether the need is access to capital, site selection assistance, or networking with local leaders, the Technology Ombudsman’s goal is to support the growth of local technology companies, entrepreneurs and start-ups. The Technology Ombudsman acts as a concierge to existing tech companies as well as those looking to establish a presence… Read More


Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)

SBIR is a highly competitive program that encourages small business to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By reserving a specific percentage of federal R&D funds for small business, SBIR protects the small business and enables it to compete on the same level as larger… Read More


Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR)

STTR is an important small business program that expands funding opportunities in the federal innovation research and development arena. Each year, five federal departments and agencies are required by STTR to reserve a portion of their R&D funds for award to small business/nonprofit research institution partnerships. Following submission… Read More


Custom Energy Technology Grants

The Custom Energy Technology Grant program provides our business electric customers with the opportunity to request funds for the advancement of renewable energy resource technology projects. Winning research, development, and demonstration projects will be unique to the business or manufacturing process.


Energy Innovations Grants

Energy Innovation Grants have helped post-secondary institutions look for new ways to advance science and technology in energy-related fields. As we continue to work with local universities on the development of new innovative projects, we are helping to make energy cleaner and more reliable.