Bureau or Account: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding amount: $500,000,000

Period of Availability: Available until expended

Funding Mechanism: Formula Grant

New Program: No

Recipients: States

Description: To provide funding to states to support electric transmission and distribution planning as well as planning activities and programs that help reduce carbon emissions in all sectors of the economy, including the transportation sector and accelerate the use of alternative transportation fuels and vehicle electrification.

Eligible Uses: Energy conservation measures, renewable energy measures, and programs to increase deployment of clean energy technologies in buildings, industry and transportation, including programs to help reduce carbon emissions in the transportation sector and accelerate the use of alternative transportation fuels for, and the electrification of, State government vehicles, fleet vehicles, taxis and ridesharing services, mass transit, school buses, ferries, and privately owned passenger and medium- and heavy-duty vehicles .

Next Milestone: Estimated first round of funds released date, 2nd quarter 2022