Sweetwater Authority Receives $276,060 in Grant Funding for Clean Energy Project

Chula Vista, Calif. – At its October 25 Board Meeting, Sweetwater Authority’s (Authority) Governing Board received a $276,060 check from the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) for its hydroelectric generation project at the Robert A. Perdue Water Treatment Plant (Perdue Plant). The Authority contracted with NLine Energy for the development of the project. NLine Energy designed the project and secured up to $552,120 for the Authority in grant funding through the state’s Self-Generation Incentive Program, which is administered by the CSE.

The first installment of the grant ($276,060) was awarded to the Authority upon completion of construction. Additional installments totaling up to an additional $276,060 will be received annually over the next five years based on the amount of power generated.