FOR APPLICANTS

Potential applicants are encouraged to seek a pre-application consultation to discuss eligiblity requirements and the application process directly with LPO staff:

  • Title 17 Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program (Advanced Fossil Energy, Advanced Nuclear Energy, Renewable Energy & Efficient Energy), email lgprogram@hq.doe.gov
  • Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Program, email atvmloan@hq.doe.gov
  • Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program, email telgp@hq.doe.gov

Projects that are prepared to apply, can do so online at https://apply.loanprograms.energy.gov/. 

View Application Deadline Calendar

The Loan Programs Office (LPO) helps innovative energy, tribal energy, and advanced auto manufacturing projects overcome hurdles in obtaining loans to help bring new technologies to commercial deployment. 

Loan Programs Office: Power of Financing Innovation

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Advanced Fossil Energy Projects Solicitation
$8.5 billion in loan guarantee authority for innovative advanced fossil energy projects
Advanced Nuclear Energy Projects Solicitation
$12.5 billion in loan guarantee authority for innovative advanced nuclear energy projects
Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program
$16 billion in direct loan authority to support U.S. manufacturing of fuel-efficient, advanced technology vehicles and qualifying components
Renewable Energy & Efficient Energy Projects Solicitation
Up to $4.5 billion in loan guarantee authority for innovative renewable energy & efficient energy projects
Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (TELGP)
Up to $2 billion in partial loan guarantee authority for tribal energy development projects

PORTFOLIO

LPO manages a portfolio comprising more than $30 billion of loans, loan guarantees, and conditional commitments covering more than 30 projects. Overall these loans and loan guarantees have resulted in more than $50 billion in total project investment.

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Blog

Loan Guarantees Can Help Build Tribal Energy Infrastructure
Today, DOE issued its first solicitation for the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (TELGP) for up to $2 billion.
Loan Programs Office Seeking Input for Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program
Loan Programs Office is developing the Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (TELGP) to increase commercial lending for tribal energy development
Vogtle Conditional Commitments Support Energy Infrastructure
DOE's Loan Programs Office offered additional conditional commitments to support energy infrastructure at the Vogtle advanced nuclear project
LPO Financing Can Fuel a New Wave of Vehicles
Loan Programs Office clarified eligibility for alternative fuel vehicle infrastructure under Title XVII and ATVM

News

DOE Applauds Vogtle Decision
Historic project will be the first large scale nuclear utility project completed in the United States in over 30 years.
Department of Energy Issues $2 Billion Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program Solicitation
Solicitation provides as much as $2bn in partial loan guarantees to support economic opportunities for Native American and Alaska Native communities.
Secretary Perry Announces Conditional Commitment to Support Continued Construction of Vogtle Advanced Nuclear Energy Project
The Vogtle project is the first new nuclear power plant to be licensed and begin construction in the United States in more than three decades.
Energy Department Offers Conditional Commitment for First Advanced Fossil Energy Loan Guarantee

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