Monroe City and Palmyra are two of a number of eastern Missouri communities which will be receiving grant awards for energy efficiency projects. The money is through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Energize Missouri Communities program.


Monroe City and Palmyra are two of a number of eastern Missouri communities which will be receiving grant awards for energy efficiency projects. The money is through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Energize Missouri Communities program.
The department issued the grant awards in four program areas: public building energy efficiency retrofits, green streets, special community initiatives and water and wastewater treatment efficiency. 
Monroe City is receiving a Public Buildings and Energy Efficiency Retrofit grant award of $8,962 for upgrading the HVAC system at its police station. A Water and Wastewater Efficiency grant award of $254,078 is also coming for replacing pumps, blowers and aeration equipment at the city’s wastewater treatment facility.
A Public Buildings and Energy Efficiency Retrofit grant award of $22,597 is coming to Palmyra for updating its building operating systems.