October 31, 2023

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DOE’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity Changes Its Name to Office of Energy Justice and Equity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is proud to announce a significant milestone in its journey toward achieving a just and equitable energy economy. Effective immediately, DOE’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity is changing its name to...

October 19, 2023

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Biden-Harris Administration Opens Low-Income Communities Bonus Credit Program for Clean Energy Projects Benefitting Underserved Communities

As Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda, Organizations Serving Low-Income and Tribal Communities Can Now Apply to Receive a Historic Tax Credit Boost for Solar and Wind Projects That Provide Local Benefits

October 17, 2023

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DOE Awards Nearly $1 Million to Strengthen Community Energy Resilience for Puerto Rico

Funding Supports Community-led Development of Renewable Energy Systems Promoting Energy Resilience in Vulnerable Communities

October 17, 2023

EL DEPARTAMENTO DE ENERGÍA DE EE. UU. OTORGA CASI $1 MILLÓN PARA FORTALECER LA RESILENCIA ENERGÉTICA COMUNITARIA DE PUERTO RICO

WASHINGTON, D.C. - La Oficina de Impacto Económico y Diversidad (ED) del Departamento de Energía de los EE. UU. (DOE por sus siglas en inglés), anunció hoy un acuerdo de cooperación por un total de $992,000 dólares con...

August 11, 2023

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Up To $1.2 Billion For Nation’s First Direct Air Capture Demonstrations in Texas and Louisiana

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Will Fund Projects to Kickstart Critical New Industry, Remove Historic Climate-Harming Carbon Emissions Out of the Air, and Create 4,800 Good-Paying Jobs

May 17, 2023

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Biden-Harris Administration Invests $251 Million to Expand Infrastructure to Support CO2 Transport and Storage

President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda Supports Projects Across Seven States That Will Slash CO2 Emissions, Build High-Quality Jobs, and Deliver Cleaner Air

February 23, 2023

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DOE Awards $6.3 Million to Black Owners of Solar Services (BOSS) to Advance Equity in Clean Energy Business and Workforce Development

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) today awarded a grant totaling approximately $6.3 million to Black Owners of Solar Services (BOSS). The cooperative agreement establishes a regional...

February 13, 2023

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Historic Investments to Support America’s Energy and Industrial Communities

The President’s Actions Will Spur American-Made Clean Energy Investments in Low-Income and Underserved Communities, Bolster Domestic Supply Chains, Help Reshore American Jobs

September 1, 2022

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DOE Releases First-Ever Plan to Advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released its first-ever Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Strategic Plan to underscore the Department’s commitment to creating a workplace that celebrates Americans of all backgrounds.

July 25, 2022

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DOE Announces More Than 140 Programs Supporting President Biden's Justice40 Initiative

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced 146 programs that support President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative.