Since President Biden took office, government and the private sector have combined for $92 billion worth of investments in America's battery supply chain.
DOE Announces $42 Million to Develop More Affordable and Efficient Advanced Electric Vehicle Batteries in America
January 10, 2023
A Dozen Selected Projects Will Develop Advanced EV Batteries that Charge Faster, Have Greater Efficiency and Resilience, and Boost Consumer Confidence Against Range Anxiety
December 12, 2022
Secretary Granholm hosted a roundtable with government, industry, and labor leaders to launch DOE's Battery Workforce Initiative, designed to lay the foundation for developing a modern force needed for the domestic battery supply chain.
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $2.5 Billion Loan to Ultium Cells for Three Domestic Battery Cell Manufacturing Facilities
December 12, 2022
New Factories in Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan Will Create More than 11,000 Good-Paying Jobs and Reduce the Nation’s Reliance on Other Countries to Meet Increased Demand for Electric Vehicle Technologies
Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $74 Million To Advance Domestic Battery Recycling And Reuse, Strengthen Nation’s Battery Supply Chain
November 16, 2022
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Supports Reintegration of Used Batteries into the Supply Chain to Meet Increased Battery Demand and Reduce Foreign Reliance for Critical Materials
November 11, 2022
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) yesterday took a huge step forward in its effort to shore up America’s domestic supply of battery-grade lithium—a substance that is indispensable to our transition to a clean-energy economy. Lithium, which, after a refi
What They Are Saying: State, Local And Climate Leaders Grateful And Excited About Biden-Harris Administration Funding To Invigorate U.S. Battery Manufacturing
October 20, 2022
Reaction Follows the Announcement of $2.8 Billion from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for 20 Companies Across 12 States to Strengthen Domestic Energy Independence, Create Good-Paying Construction and Manufacturing Jobs, and Lower Costs
Biden-Harris Administration Awards $2.8 Billion to Supercharge U.S. Manufacturing of Batteries for Electric Vehicles and Electric Grid
October 19, 2022
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding going to 20 companies across 12 states will strengthen America’s energy independence, create good-paying construction and manufacturing jobs and lower costs.
Biden-Harris Administration Establishes Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s $335 Million Battery Recycling Programs
August 29, 2022
The Biden-Harris Administration, through the DOE, today issued a Request for Information (RFI) to help guide the implementation of $335 million in investments from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for lithium-ion battery recycling programs.
July 27, 2022
LPO’s $102 Million Loan to Syrah Vidalia Facility in Louisiana Will Support Processing Critical Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries
ICYMI: Secretary Granholm Visited Michigan to Announce $3.16 Billion for Domestic Battery Production and Tout Benefits of American Manufacturing
May 4, 2022
U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm traveled to Michigan to highlight the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s investments in domestic manufacturing to accelerate the clean energy transition and meet President Biden’s climate goals.
May 3, 2022
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $45 million in funding to support the domestic development of advanced batteries for electric vehicles.
Biden Administration Announces $3.16 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Boost Domestic Battery Manufacturing and Supply Chains
May 2, 2022
DOE Funding Will Support Growing Electric Vehicle and Energy Storage Demands Through Increased Battery Manufacturing, Processing, and Recycling
March 18, 2022
Industry and Labor will Partner on Five Pilot Programs to Train Battery Manufacturing Workers and Bolster the Domestic Battery Supply Chain
DOE and European Commission Support Collaboration Between the U.S. Li-Bridge Alliance and European Battery Alliance to Strengthen Supply Chain for Battery Technologies
March 15, 2022
The DOE and the European Commission today announced support for a collaboration between the European Battery Alliance and the U.S. Li-Bridge alliance to accelerate development of robust supply chains for lithium-ion and next generation batteries.
DOE Projects Zero Emissions Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks Will Be Cheaper than Diesel-Powered Trucks by 2035
March 7, 2022
New Study Highlights Viable Routes to Adopting Battery and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles for America’s Clean Trucking Future
Biden Administration, DOE to Invest $3 Billion to Strengthen U.S. Supply Chain for Advanced Batteries for Vehicles and Energy Storage
February 11, 2022
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued two notices of intent to provide $2.91 billion to boost production of the advanced batteries that are critical to rapidly growing clean energy industries of the future.
October 27, 2021
26 Projects and Partnership with Argonne Lab Will Advance the Development of Lithium Batteries and Bridge Existing Gaps in Domestic Battery Supply Chain
September 23, 2021
The U.S. Department of Energy announced $17.9 million in funding for four research and development projects to scale up American manufacturing of flow battery and long-duration storage systems.
July 8, 2021
When it comes to solar and wind power, a common question that people ask is, what happens when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining? The answer is in batteries, and other forms of energy storage.
ICYMI: Secretary Granholm, Industry Leaders Discuss Public-Private Sector Efforts to Develop Domestic Battery Supply Chains
June 14, 2021
Discussion with leaders from throughout the battery supply chain follows release of National Battery Blueprint.
June 8, 2021
In concert with White House report on supply chain vulnerabilities, DOE takes immediate steps to create jobs and secure America’s economic competitiveness.
June 8, 2021
DOE takes immediate action to shore up battery supply chain, U.S. competitiveness, and spur job creation.
Energy Department Announces $20 Million to Advance Manufacturability of Grid-Scale Energy Storage Technologies
March 20, 2021
DOE Announces up to $20 million for research and development (R&D) that will advance the manufacturability of mid-sized flow battery systems.
DOE Announces $30 Million for Research to Secure Domestic Supply Chain of Critical Elements and Minerals
March 18, 2021
Next-generation batteries and electricity-conducing materials can help deliver clean, affordable power to communities nationwide.
March 24, 2021
WASHINGTON D.C. –The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $24.5 million to support improvements in domestic manufacturing to build resilient, modern electricity infrastructure and address the climate emergency.
Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
January 20, 2021
The $1 million project will assist in the development of an Energy Storage Workforce Innovation Center, a training center based in the Midwest.