The Preventing Outages and Enhancing the Resilience of the Electric Grid Grants are designed to make grants to eligible entities, States, and Tribes to prevent outages and enhance the resilience of the electric grid.



Grid Deployment Office

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Electric Grid Operators, Electricity Storage Operators, Electricity Generators, Transmission Owners and Operators, Distribution Providers, Fuel Suppliers, States, Tribes

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Available until expended

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Eligible Uses

To carry out activities that are supplemental to existing hardening efforts and reduce the risk of power lines causing a wildfire; or reduce the likelihood and consequences of disruptive events.

Next Milestone

State and Tribal Grid Resilience Grants – FY22 funding open through March 31, 2023.

Competitive Grid Resilience Grants – Funding Opportunity Announcement estimated November 2022 (or 4th quarter 2022).

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