Events

Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) Grant Program's Information "Office Hours" Session | June 13, 2024 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET | RSVP: www.energywerx.org/iac 

Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) Grant Program's Information "Office Hours" Session | May 14, 2024 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET | RSVP: www.energywerx.org/iac 

Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) Grant Program's Information "Office Hours" Session | April 15, 2024 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET | RSVP: www.energywerx.org/iac. 

§ 48C Regional Events | EVANSVILLE, IN | aPrIL 16, 2024

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Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C) - Evansville, IN - April 17

Join the Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC) and Energy Communities IWG a series of regional events bringing together federal officials, private sector leaders and local communities to discuss the Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C) Program.

The Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C) program was established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The program was expanded with a $10 billion investment under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to fund projects that achieve the following:

  • expand clean energy manufacturing and recycling,
  • expand critical materials processing and refining, and
  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions at industrial facilities.

The §48C program will provide an investment tax credit of up to 30% of qualified investments for certified projects that meet prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements. The program also sets aside 40% of funds for projects in designated energy communities – communities with closed coal plants or mines – to encourage job creation and economic growth in all pockets of America.


Illinois Coal Basin §48C Regional Event 
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT
Location: University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

Regional events will include:

  • An overview of the §48C program.
  • Discussion of the advantages of investing in rural communities.
  • Networking with federal officials, community leaders, and clean energy manufacturing professionals.

The event will be focused on the Inflation Reduction Act’s $10 billion Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (48C) Program. These events will share publicly available information. All information shared at the events will be made available to non-attendees.

The event is open to the public and will include project developers, asset owners, financiers, local/state/federal officials, community leaders, non-governmental organizations, and worker organizations.

For more information on events, please email us at contact@energycommunities.gov.
Please submit any programmatic questions to 48CQuestions@hq.doe.gov.

§ 48C Regional Events | Charleston, WV | March 26, 2024

Join the Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC) and Energy Communities IWG a series of regional events bringing together federal officials, private sector leaders and local communities to discuss the Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C) Program.

The Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C) program was established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The program was expanded with a $10 billion investment under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to fund projects that achieve the following:

  • expand clean energy manufacturing and recycling,
  • expand critical materials processing and refining, and
  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions at industrial facilities.

The §48C program will provide an investment tax credit of up to 30% of qualified investments for certified projects that meet prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements. The program also sets aside 40% of funds for projects in designated energy communities – communities with closed coal plants or mines – to encourage job creation and economic growth in all pockets of America.

Central Appalachia §48C Regional Event
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: University of Charleston, Charleston, WV

Regional events will include:

  • An overview of the §48C program.
  • Discussion of the advantages of investing in rural communities.
  • Networking with federal officials, community leaders, and clean energy manufacturing professionals.

The event will be focused on the Inflation Reduction Act’s $10 billion Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (48C) Program. These events will share publicly available information. All information shared at the events will be made available to non-attendees.

The event is open to the public and will include project developers, asset owners, financiers, local/state/federal officials, community leaders, non-governmental organizations, and worker organizations.

For more information on events, please email us at contact@energycommunities.gov.
Please submit any programmatic questions to 48CQuestions@hq.doe.gov.

§ 48C Regional Events | Golden, CO | March 21, 2024

Join the Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC) and Energy Communities IWG a series of regional events bringing together federal officials, private sector leaders and local communities to discuss the Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C) Program.

The Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C) program was established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The program was expanded with a $10 billion investment under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to fund projects that achieve the following:

  • expand clean energy manufacturing and recycling,
  • expand critical materials processing and refining, and
  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions at industrial facilities.

The §48C program will provide an investment tax credit of up to 30% of qualified investments for certified projects that meet prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements. The program also sets aside 40% of funds for projects in designated energy communities – communities with closed coal plants or mines – to encourage job creation and economic growth in all pockets of America.

Intermountain West §48C Regional Event
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. MT
Location: Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

Regional events will include:

  • An overview of the §48C program.
  • Discussion of the advantages of investing in rural communities.
  • Networking with federal officials, community leaders, and clean energy manufacturing professionals.

The event will be focused on the Inflation Reduction Act’s $10 billion Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (48C) Program. These events will share publicly available information. All information shared at the events will be made available to non-attendees.

The event is open to the public and will include project developers, asset owners, financiers, local/state/federal officials, community leaders, non-governmental organizations, and worker organizations.

For more information on events, please email us at contact@energycommunities.gov.
Please submit any programmatic questions to 48CQuestions@hq.doe.gov.

Reservation Economic Summit RES 2024 | March 11-14, 2024 | RES2024 | Meet with MESC at RES 2024

NAATBatt 2024 | February 19 -22, 2024 | www.nac.naatbatt.org | Meet with MESC at NAATBatt 24

Deploy23 | September 22, 2023 | www.deploy23.org  

Battery Gigafactories Asia Pacific 2023 | September 20-21, 2023 | benchmarkevents.benchmarkminerals.com
 

Climate Week 2023 | September 18, 2023 | https://www.climateweeknyc.org/

Upcoming MESC Webinars

Register to attend the Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) Program’s Automotive EV Playbook Webinar | April 23, 2024 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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MESC Industrial Assessment Centers Automotive EV Playbook Webinar 4-23-24

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Recharging Industry: Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants for Electrified Vehicles Workshop | May 4, 2023

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an introductory overview of the program office and an in-depth discussion on the anticipated scope and details of the currently active Requests for Information (RFI) on domestic manufacturing of conversion grants for electrified vehicles. Find out how proposed programs can benefit impacted workers and communities, while improving equity, environmental and energy justice priorities.


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Recharging Industry: Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants for Electrified Vehicles Workshop | May 5, 2023

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an introductory overview of the program office and an in-depth discussion on the anticipated scope and details of the currently active Requests for Information (RFI) on domestic manufacturing of conversion grants for electrified vehicles. Find out how proposed programs can benefit impacted workers and communities, while improving equity, environmental and energy justice priorities.

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Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C) – Informational Applicant Webinar | June 30, 2023

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents a joint informational session with the U.S. Department of Treasury on the Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C). Get information on submitting a concept paper for the tax credit and more.

Learn more about the §48C Program: www.energy.gov/infrastructure/qualifying-advanced-energy-project-credit-48c-program.

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Third-Party Financing for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Capital Projects | July 7, 2023
 

The Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains presents a guided discussion on third-party financing options for clean energy and energy efficient capital projects.

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Informational Webinar: Energy Efficient Transformers and Extended Product Systems Rebate Programs | August 10, 2023

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an overview of two clean energy rebate programs announced through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. The Energy Efficient Transformer and Extended Product System rebate programs are a result of the $20 million in investments designated to accelerate the clean energy mission. Qualified applicants can receive up to $25,000 in rebates through these programs. Watch this informational webinar to get more details on these programs and steps on how to apply.


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Informational Webinar: Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants | October 5, 2023

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an overview of the Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants program (IRA 50143) for domestic production of efficient hybrid, plug-in electric hybrid, plug-in electric drive, and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. Get an in-depth summary of the funding opportunity, concept papers, funding opportunity milestones, the Infrastructure Exchange, and frequently asked questions.

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Qualifying Advanced Energy Project (§48C) Credit Program Informational Webinar for Applications | November 28, 2023

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an informational session on the Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit (§48C). Get information on submitting an application for the tax credit and more. /infrastructure/qualifying-advanced-energy-project-credit-48c-program

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MESC Virtual Information Session – Join Our Team | December 7, 2023

This Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC) is hiring!  This webinar presents an overview of our programs, the opportunities to join our team, and answers questions on the application process. The webinar was held on December 7, 2023.

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Informational Webinar: Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants | January 5, 2024

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an overview of the full application for the Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants program (IRA 50143) for domestic production of efficient hybrid, plug-in electric hybrid, plug-in electric drive, and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

The $2 billion funding opportunity, announced on August 31, 2023, will spur the conversion of long-standing facilities to manufacture electric vehicles and components. Supported by President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, the Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants for electrified vehicles program, will provide cost-shared grants for domestic production of efficient hybrid, plug-in electric hybrid, plug-in electric drive, and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

Get an in-depth summary of the funding opportunity, concept papers, funding opportunity milestones, the Infrastructure Exchange, and frequently asked questions.

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Battery Materials Processing and Battery Manufacturing Grants Webinar | January 24, 2024

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an overview of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Battery Materials Processing and Battery Manufacturing Funding Opportunity Announcement and how it will invest in projects strengthening critical domestic manufacturing and supply chains. The Battery Materials Processing and Battery Manufacturing Funding grant maximizes the benefits of the clean energy transition as the nation works to curb the climate crisis and advance environmental justice.

This funding opportunity aims to reach across the upstream, midstream, and downstream segments of the battery supply chain, supporting upstream critical mineral refining, midstream battery materials, and component manufacturing, as well as subsequent cell manufacturing and end of life recycling.

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Community Benefits Plans: From Concept to Implementation | January 5, 2024

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an overview on the keys to successful implementation of a Community Benefits Plans (CBP). DOE requires a CBP for all BIL and IRA Funding Opportunity Announcements and loan applications. This webinar will provide a guide to help you reduce risks of opposition and delays, while maximizing benefits and long-term success. In this webinar, you'll learn about the four CBP priorities: 

  1. Justice 40 Initiative, 
  2. Job Quality and Workforce Continuity, 
  3. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, and 
  4. Community and Labor Engagement, and more. 

Get help understanding the purpose and goals of the Community Benefits Plan and where to go for technical support.

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Informational Webinar: Heat Pump Defense Production Act Program | February 21, 2024

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an overview of the Defense Production Act Heat Pump Manufacturing funding opportunity announcement and how it will invest in projects to expand domestic production capability of efficient electric heat pump systems, components, and materials in the United States, increase American usage of electric heat pumps to reduce the reliance on fossil fuels from adversaries, and strengthen U.S. energy security and national defense.

Find out how this funding could help scale up U.S. heat pump heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) and water heating (WH) manufacturing; accelerate installation of high-efficiency electric heat pumps in homes, qualified buildings, and industrial settings; and complement investment coming through other Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and Inflation Reduction Act provisions.

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Informational Webinar: Battery and Critical Mineral Recycling – Retailers as Collection Points | February 22, 2024

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an overview of the Retailer Programs for Consumer Electronics Battery Collection and Transport Program Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). The FOA encourages applicants to implement a system for the acceptance and collection of covered batteries and covered battery-containing products, as applicable, for reuse, recycling, or proper disposal.

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Informational Webinar: Advanced Energy Manufacturing and Recycling Grant Program Round 1 Recap | 2/29/24

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents a recap of round one of the Advanced Energy Manufacturing and Recycling Grant Program, and the selected projects intended to re-equip, expand, or establish a manufacturing or recycling facility for the production or recycling of advanced energy property. It also discusses industrial decarbonization projects, covered under the program's statute, to re-equip industrial or manufacturing facilities with equipment designed to substantially reduce the facility's greenhouse gas emissions. Watch this session to learn about the application process administered in the first round of the program and what made the applications and proposed projects competitive.

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Informational Webinar: Advanced Energy Manufacturing and Recycling Grant Program Round 2  |  3/14/24

This Office of Manufacturing & Energy Supply Chains (MESC) webinar presents an overview of the policy priorities behind the Advanced Energy Manufacturing and Recycling Grant Program, and its focus on reinvigorating and reinvesting in American manufacturing. Get an overview of this funding opportunity and how to submit project proposals under one of two areas of interest: Area of Interest 1, Advanced Energy Manufacturing and Recycling Projects, and Area of Interest 2, Industrial Decarbonization Projects.

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