August 12, 2022

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Getting to Know the Loan Programs Office

Learn about the role of the Loan Programs Office at the Department of Energy

August 2, 2022

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July 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

July 29, 2022

Direct Lending for Tribal Energy Projects Implemented

Today, DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) issued an updated solicitation for the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (TELGP) to implement direct lending authority.

July 27, 2022

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DOE Announces First Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan in More than a Decade

LPO’s $102 Million Loan to Syrah Vidalia Facility in Louisiana Will Support Processing Critical Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries

July 25, 2022

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LPO Offers Conditional Commitment for Loan to Build New EV Battery Cell Manufacturing Facilities in Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan

Today the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) announced a conditional commitment to Ultium Cells LLC for a $2.5 billion loan to help finance the construction of new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell manufacturing facilities in OH, TN, MI

July 14, 2022

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VPPiece #3: The Role of Photovoltaics and Li-ion Battery Storage

Jigar dives into the importance of aggregated PV and Li-ion battery technologies in virtual power plants, offering real-world examples of VPPs across the United States that incorporate solar, storage, and both.

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