Bureau or Account: Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Funding amount: $250,000,000
Period of Availability: Available until expended
Funding Mechanism: Grant / Cooperative Agreement / Contract
New Program: Yes
Recipients: Rural Electric Cooperatives, Municipally-Owned Electric Utilities, Other State-Owned Utilities, Small Investor-Owned Utilities
Description: To provide grants and technical assistance to, and enter into cooperative agreements with, eligible entities to protect against, detect, respond to, and recover from cybersecurity threats
(1) to deploy advanced cybersecurity technologies for electric utility systems; and (2) to increase the participation of eligible entities in cybersecurity threat information sharing programs.
Next Milestone: Estimated application opening date, 4th quarter 2022.