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.


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.

August 16, 2023

Transforming Clean Energy Financing and Supply Chains in the United States: LPO One Year After the IRA

Over the last year, LPO has laid the groundwork to ensure the effective and efficient use of IRA funds. On the first anniversary of this historic legislation’s passage, we reflect on what we have accomplished and look ahead to the exciting work to come.

August 2, 2023

Getting to Know LPO: What is a Conditional Commitment and How is it Different from a Loan or Loan Guarantee?

Learn more about what it means when the Loan Programs Office offers a conditional commitment for a loan or loan guarantee

June 12, 2023

Getting to Know LPO: LPO’s Rigorous Due Diligence of Projects in a Global Supply Chain

For all potential project sponsors and borrowers, LPO employs robust Know Your Customer policies, background checks, and other measures to ensure a clear understanding of the potential borrower. Read the full blog to learn more.

March 30, 2023

Getting to Know LPO: Adding Value to Your Project—The Unique Benefits of Working with LPO

Jigar Shah, Director of the Loan Programs Office, discusses the value of working with LPO.

March 23, 2023

Getting to Know LPO: LPO and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Ensuring Informed Environmental Decisions for Communities

Learn how the NEPA process informs LPO’s review of applications and ensures that LPO considers the environmental impact of its action (providing a federal loan or loan guarantee) in its decision-making.

February 23, 2023

Getting to Know LPO: How Does LPO Manage Risk and Conduct Due Diligence?

Jigar Shah, Director of the Loan Programs Office, discusses LPO's proactive risk management culture and rigorous due diligence processes.

February 2, 2023

Getting to Know LPO: Meet the Team that’s Financing and Underwriting the Power of Native Energy

Through its Tribal Energy Finance Program, the DOE Loan Programs Office provides access to loans and loan guarantees to Indian tribes or a tribal energy development organization for energy development.

November 10, 2022

Getting to Know LPO: Energy Act of 2020, BIL Implementation

How the Loan Programs Office is implementing provisions of the Energy Act of 2020 and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law related to how LPO evaluates risk, ensures proper oversight of its programs, and promotes transparency with regards to its portfolio.