July 1, 2022

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June 2022 Monthly Application Activity Report

The Loan Programs Office (LPO) publishes the LPO Monthly Application Activity Report – a new way to understand the level of interest from applicants for LPO financing, and what technology sectors have been most actively engaged with LPO.

June 30, 2022

Deadline Extended: LPO Seeks Stakeholder Input on Improvements to Title 17 Loan Guarantee Program Rule

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) has released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking information about how to update and improve its rule governing the Title 17 Innovative Technologies Loan Guarantee Program.

June 9, 2022

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VPPiece #2: Benefits to Affordability

LPO Director Jigar Shah explains the potential of VPPs to further energy affordability – from participation in demand flexibility programs to the more efficient use of grid infrastructure and the deployment of ever cheaper renewable resources.

June 8, 2022

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DOE Announces First Loan Guarantee for a Clean Energy Project in Nearly a Decade

$504 Million Loan Guarantee to Advanced Clean Energy Storage for World’s Largest Clean Hydrogen and Energy Storage Project in Utah

June 3, 2022

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May 2022 Monthly Application Activity Report

The Loan Programs Office (LPO) publishes the LPO Monthly Application Activity Report – a new way to understand the level of interest from applicants for LPO financing, and what technology sectors have been most actively engaged with LPO

May 25, 2022

LPO Improves Access for Tribal Energy Projects with Updated Solicitation

The Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) today announced an important update to the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (TELGP) solicitation that implements several program changes to improve access to the program for tribes.

May 12, 2022

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Introducing VPPieces: bite-sized blogs about Virtual Power Plants

In this biweekly series, DOE LPO Director Jigar Shah reflects on the challenges that come with achieving a zero-carbon electric grid and how the emerging concept of the Virtual Power Plant can turn those challenges into opportunities for all Americans

May 4, 2022

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April 2022 Monthly Application Activity Report

The Loan Programs Office (LPO) publishes the LPO Monthly Application Activity Report – a new way to understand the level of interest from applicants for LPO financing, and what technology sectors have been most actively engaged with LPO.

April 26, 2022

Innovative Clean Energy Loan Guarantees Gathering Momentum, New Conditional Commitment Offered for Hydrogen Production and Storage Project

DOE's Loan Programs Office today announced a conditional commitment for the Advanced Clean Energy Storage Project, as well as updating its Title 17 Innovative Clean Energy solicitations to make them easier for applicants to navigate.

April 18, 2022

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LPO Offers First Conditional Commitment for Critical Materials Project for Syrah Vidalia to Support Domestic EV Supply Chain

DOE’s Loan Programs Office has offered a conditional commitment to lend up to $107 million to Syrah Technologies, LLC to expand its capacity to produce critical materials for lithium-ion batteries at the Syrah Vidalia Facility in Vidalia, Louisiana