Federal Register Notice EPAct 2005 Section 242 Hydroelectric Incentive Program: 2018

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The Energy Department selected 37 recipients for the latest round of funding under section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. The Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program provides funding for projects adding hydroelectric power generating capabilities to existing dams throughout the United States. A list of the recipients for the latest round of funding can be found at the bottom of this page.

About the EPAct 2005 Section 242 Hydro Incentive Program

This document, concerning the EPAct 2005 Section 242 Hydro Incentive Program, is an action issued by the Department of Energy (DOE). Though it is not intended or expected, should any discrepancy occur between the document posted here and the document published in the Federal Register, the Federal Register publication controls. This document is being made available through the Internet solely as a means to facilitate the public’s access to this document.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of updated guidance for the Energy Policy Act of 2005 program. The guidance describes the hydroelectric incentive payment requirements and explains the type of information that owners or authorized operators of qualified hydroelectric facilities must provide DOE when applying for hydroelectric incentive payments. This incentive is available for electric energy generated and sold for a specified 10-year period as authorized under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. In Congressional appropriations for Federal fiscal year 2018, DOE received funds to support this hydroelectric incentive program.

Below is the guidance for the latest round of funding.