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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $71M Investment to Advance American Solar Manufacturing and Development

18 Projects in 10 States Will Supercharge the U.S. Clean Energy Supply Chain and Open New Markets for Solar Technologies WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced a $71 million investment, including $16 million from the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure … [continued]

More Than $26 Million to 37 State, Local, & Tribal Governments to Support Clean Energy…

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Helping Upgrade Public Infrastructure in Communities Across the Country to Deploy Even More Cleaner, Cheaper Power, Build Up Energy Resilience WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday announced more than $26.9 million to nine … [continued]

$78 Million to Further Drive Down Energy Costs and Enhance Energy Security in Rural &…

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Supports 19 Community-Led Clean Energy Projects Across 12 States and 13 Tribal Nations to Deploy Cheaper Power, Support Local Economic Development, and Build Up Climate Resilient Communities WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) … [continued]

Combined with battery storage, the Hualapai Tribe’s new ground-mounted photovoltaic system will be able to supply up to half of Grand Canyon West’s annual load with clean, resilient, affordable energy from the sun. Image from Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs.

$71 Million to Electrify Tribal Homes with Clean Energy

WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced the availability of $71 million in funding through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help Tribal communities electrify their homes. This investment is a critical step toward the goal of electrifying all homes in Indian Country with clean energy sources and … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image featuring a truck covered with circuitry and sparks, taking electricity from overhead wires on a highway.

Nearly $1 Billion in Grants to Invest in America’s Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle Transition

EPA announces new grant program to fund zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles, infrastructure, and workforce development to tackle climate change, reduce air pollution, and advance environmental justice DENVER — Yesterday, April 24, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the launch of the nearly $1 billion Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Grant Program to fund … [continued]

$17.5 Million to Build Domestic Supply Chain for Critical Minerals & Materials

Funding from President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Develop More Affordable, Sustainable Production Processes, and Create Good-Paying Jobs Throughout the Nation WASHINGTON, D.C.— As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday announced $17.5 million for four projects that will help lower the costs and … [continued]

$140 Million to Address Legacy Pollution, Revitalize Coal Communities in West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Dr. Steve Feldgus traveled to Morgantown, West Virginia, today to announce more than $140 million in fiscal year 2023 funding from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to address dangerous and polluting abandoned mine lands (AML), create … [continued]

Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Critical Rule to Clean Up PFAS Contamination to Protect Public Health

EPA action designates two widely used PFAS as hazardous substances under the Superfund law, improving transparency and accountability to clean up PFAS contamination in communities WASHINGTON — Today, April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking another step in its efforts to protect people from the health risks … [continued]