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TRC Helps Secure Grant for Otter Tail Power Company's Next-Generation Grid Resiliency Program

May 14, 2024
The $4.4 million grant will help strengthen the resilience of North Dakota’s electric grid and ensure safe, reliable power delivery.

TRC Companies, Inc. (TRC) helped secure a $4.4 million grant for Otter Tail Power Company’s Next-Generation Grid Resiliency program. The grant will support pole integrity, intelligent vegetation management, drone and AI-enhanced transmission line inspection and repairs, and advanced substation assessments and repairs. The grant was awarded by the North Dakota Industrial Commission through the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

“This grant represents a major step forward in strengthening the resilience of North Dakota’s electric grid and ensuring safe, reliable power delivery for years to come,” said Craig Cavanaugh, President of TRC’s Intelligent Grid Sector. “We’re proud to partner with Otter Tail Power to secure critical funding for this vital infrastructure project, ultimately advancing sustainability and community benefit.”

TRC offers comprehensive grant consulting and application services from initial program identification and eligibility assessment to crafting proposals and managing the application process. TRC possesses deep knowledge of diverse funding landscapes, from federal programs, like the IIJA, to state and private grants. TRC guides clients through every step of the process, from initial program identification and eligibility assessment to crafting compelling proposals and managing the application process. Leveraging our extensive experience and proven track record, TRC empowers clients like Otter Tail Power Company to secure critical funding for vital infrastructure projects, ultimately advancing sustainability and community benefit.

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