Federal clean energy funding opportunities
Funding available for clean cooking appliances, strengthening the electric grid, updating building codes, clean energy on tribal lands and more.
New year, new clean energy funding opportunities! Read on to find out if your community is eligible.
Clean Energy Technology Deployment on Tribal Lands: $20,000,000 for Native American tribal governments to implement clean energy, storage, and energy efficiency and/or install integrated energy systems to power tribal facilities during emergency situations or improve community resilience. Due February 9th, 2023.
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program: $430,000,000 available to assist states, local governments, and tribes that upgrade energy efficiency, reduce energy use and fossil fuel emissions. Funding is available until expended. The DOE is holding educational webinars for each eligible entity (state, local government, and tribes) about the EECBG program:
- Local governments: click here to watch the program overview
- Tribes: click here to register for the upcoming webinar on February 1st, 12:00 PM CT
- States: there is no upcoming webinar scheduled yet
Cleaner Cooking and Reducing Household Energy Emissions: $3,000,000 of funding available to reduce emissions from household energy use in low- and middle-income countries with the overall goal of improving climate, environment, health, gender equity, and overall livelihoods. Eligible for states, local governments, U.S. territories, Indian tribes, international organizations, and other public or private non-profit institutions. Applications due February 28th, 2023.
Preventing Outages and Enhancing the Resilience of the Electric Grid Grants: $5,000,000,000 for eligible entities, states, and tribes to prevent outages and enhance electric grid reliability. Eligibility includes electric grid operators, electricity storage operators, electricity generators, transmission owners and operators, distribution providers, fuel suppliers, states, and tribes. Applications due March 31st, 2023.
The Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program: $30,000,000 available for community-based nonprofits working on local environmental and/or public health issues. This program aims to address these problems by building collaborative partnerships with local stakeholders. Applications due April 10th, 2023.
Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program: $70,000,000 available for government activities that lead to significant environmental or public health impacts in communities disproportionately affected by environmental harms. Applications due April 10th, 2023.
Building Codes Implementation for Efficiency and Resilience: $225,000,000 of grants available for states and state partnerships to implement updated building energy codes to save customers money on their energy bills, reduce emissions, and encourage more resilient buildings. Eligible applications must include a relevant state agency, and priority will be given to applications with strategic partnerships, such as those with local building code agencies, codes and standards developers, and many others. Funding available until expended.
Check out these upcoming energy-related events.
Assessing the Value of Energy Storage: A Framework for States: January 31st, 12:00 PM CT
-How state energy agencies can understand the cost-effectiveness of energy storage technology.
State of the U.S. Voluntary Green Power Market: February 23rd, 1:00 PM CT
-Trends in the voluntary green power market, including green power sales and participation, utility green pricing trends, REC prices, and grid value.
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Clean Energy Associate, Environment Texas Research & Policy Center
Grace works as a campaign associate for Environment Texas, focusing on clean energy projects. Grace is an Austin local and loves exploring hiking trails and trying new recipes in her free time.