Bureau or Account: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding amount: $10,000,000

Period of Availability: Available until expended

Funding Mechanism: Prize

New Program: Yes

Recipients: Prize dependent

Description: To provide a prize for recycling of lithium ion batteries and convene a task force on battery producer requirements.

Eligible Uses: (i) To increase the number of winners of Phase III of the prize competition; (ii) to increase the amount awarded to each winner of Phase III of the competition; and (iii) to carry out any other activity that is consistent with the goals of Phase III of the competition, as determined by the Secretary.

Next Milestone: Estimated application opening date, TBD