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Small Business Outreach and Technical Assistance

The Office of Energy provides small businesses with education, technical and financial resources to become more energy efficient. The program, implemented by the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), identifies, tracks, and offers technical audit and energy retrofit services within an easy, streamlined process. The program started in 2010 and has offered 51 audits with 25 small businesses targeted to receive energy efficient upgrades. Priority investment is focused on minority businesses in Buckeye-Woodland Hills Neighborhood in Cleveland and of the Hispanic Business Association as well as those in rural areas of Southeast Ohio.