Office: Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations
Funding amount: $500,000,000
Period of Availability: Available until expended
Funding Mechanism: Grant, Cooperative Agreement, or Other
New Program: Yes
Recipients: Technology Developers, Industry, Manufacturers, Universities, National Laboratories, Engineering and Construction firms, State and Local Governments, Environmental Groups, and Community Based Organizations.
Description: To fund demonstration projects that test and validate technologies that reduce industrial emissions.
Eligible Uses: Industrial production processes, including technologies and processes that-
(A) achieve emissions reduction in high emissions industrial materials production processes, including production processes for iron, steel, steel mill products, aluminum, cement, concrete, glass, pulp, paper, and industrial ceramics;
(B) achieve emissions reduction in medium- and high-temperature heat generation;
(C) achieve emissions reduction in chemical production processes, including by incorporating, if appropriate and practicable, principles, practices, and methodologies of sustainable chemistry and engineering;
(D) leverage smart manufacturing technologies and principles, digital manufacturing technologies, and advanced data analytics to develop advanced technologies and practices in information, automation, monitoring, computation, sensing, modeling, and networking;
(E) leverage the principles of sustainable manufacturing to minimize the potential negative environmental impacts of manufacturing while conserving energy and resources;
(F) increase the energy efficiency of industrial processes
Next Milestone: Estimated application opening date, 4th quarter 2022