WESTFIELD, NJThe Town of Westfield has announced it will receive a $75,000 Energy Allocation from the state through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program – Energy Allocation Initiative to be used for a back-up generator for Westfield’s public works facility. The grant was awarded based on detailed information about energy usage and the impact of Superstorm Sandy’s electrical outages on facility operations, among other things.

The Energy Allocation Initiative is intended to support efforts to encourage enhanced energy resilience for critical assets and facilities in New Jersey, according to a press release posted on the town’s website, www.westfieldnj.gov. 

The grant program received over 750 requests for energy resilience projects and Westfield was one of 147 jurisdictions and public entities to be awarded grant funding, according to the release. For more information, click here.