The DOE Loan Programs Office has loans and loan guarantees available to help deploy innovative clean energy, advanced transportation, and Tribal energy projects in the United States. Learn more from the following resources.


March 14, 2024

LPO’s Loans and Loan Guarantees: Overview and Characteristics of its Financing Options

LPO provides attractive debt financing for high-impact, large-scale energy infrastructure projects in the United States. This blog explains the two avenues through which financing can be provided: direct loans and loan guarantees.

March 11, 2024

Investing With the Loan Programs Office

In the same way that LPO provides strategic capital to help finance high-impact, large-scale energy infrastructure projects across the nation, institutional investors and other large-scale equity managers play a crucial role in accelerating the deployment of clean energy and advanced vehicle manufacturing technologies in the United States by providing capital at points all along the “bridge to bankability.”

February 8, 2024

How the DOE Loan Programs Office Understands and Manages Portfolio Credit Risk

LPO is a critical partner for the energy industry, and the financing it provides is crucial to supporting projects that help the United States meet its ambitious clean energy deployment and climate goals.

January 4, 2024

LPO Year in Review 2023

While LPO's work is often done through the evaluation of a single loan or individual project, our goal is to unlock follow-on investment by helping new technologies & financing structures prove their bankability. This blog features progress made in 2023.

December 21, 2023

Top 10 Questions All Applicants Should Ask Before Applying to LPO

LPO provides access to debt capital for high-impact energy and manufacturing projects. This blog shares best practices for considering whether LPO financing could be the right choice and what to include or what to avoid when applying to work with LPO.

November 28, 2023

LPO’s Energy Infrastructure Reinvestment (1706) Program

LPO's EIR program is open for business. Interested applicants are invited to request a pre-application consultation. LPO’s Outreach and Business Development staff will meet with potential applicants and help them navigate the application process.

November 14, 2023

Celebrating Two Years of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Its Impact on LPO’s Mission

Since President Biden delivered the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law on November 15, 2021, LPO has made significant strides in financing large-scale, all-of-the-above energy infrastructure projects in the United States.

November 13, 2023

LPO’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program

Jigar Shah, Director of the Loan Programs Office, discusses one of LPO’s oldest programs that provides loans to support the manufacture of eligible advanced technology vehicles and qualifying components, including newly authorized modes from the BIL.

September 21, 2023

Introducing the LPO Portfolio Projects Dynamic Map

LPO has launched a new portfolio projects dynamic map that showcases its clean energy and advanced technology vehicle manufacturing projects, including active conditional commitments and loans, across the United States.

September 5, 2023

Engaging With LPO Early on NEPA Requirements for Applicants

When an applicant proposes a project for a potential loan or loan guarantee, the proposed project establishes the scope of LPO's environmental review pursuant to NEPA and the associated regulatory agency consultations required of Federal agencies.