Bureau or Account: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding amount: $500,000,000

Period of Availability: Available until expended

Funding Mechanism: Grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and any other agreements authorized under this Act or other Federal law

New Program: Yes

Recipients: Industry Partner

Description: To provide federal financial assistance to advance new clean hydrogen production, processing, delivery, storage, and use equipment manufacturing technologies and techniques.

Eligible Uses:

(A) Increasing the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the recovery of raw materials from clean hydrogen technology components and systems;

(B) minimizing environmental impacts from the recovery and disposal processes;

(C) addressing any barriers to the research, development, demonstration, and commercialization of technologies and processes for the disassembly and recycling;

(D) developing alternative materials, designs, manufacturing processes, and other aspects of clean hydrogen technologies;

(E) developing alternative disassembly and resource recovery processes that enable efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally responsible disassembly of, and resource recovery from, clean hydrogen technologies; and

(F) developing strategies to increase consumer acceptance of, and participation in, the recycling of fuel cells.

Next Milestone: Estimated application opening date, 2nd quarter 2022