The Title XVII Innovative Energy Loan Guarantee Program has nearly $22 billion available for loan guarantees to accelerate the commercial deployment of innovative energy technology. The U.S. Department of Energy is authorized to issue loan guarantees pursuant to Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
The Title XVII program applies to a wide range of energy technologies, including advanced fossil energy, advanced nuclear energy, renewable energy and efficient energy. Eligible projects for the Title XVII program must:
- Utilize a new or significantly improved technology;
- Avoid, reduce or sequester greenhouse gases;
- Be located in the United States; and,
- Have a reasonable prospect of repayment.
HOW TO BEGIN
Potential applicants are encouraged to contact LPO for a no-fee, no-commitment, pre-application consultation prior to submitting a formal application. Pre-application consultations allow potential applicants to begin a dialogue directly with LPO staff to help LPO learn more about the project and to help ensure that applicants fully understand DOE's requirements and processes. Request a pre-application consultation by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.