$78 Million to Further Drive Down Energy Costs and Enhance Energy Security in Rural & Remote Communities Across America

May 2, 2024

As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced more than $78 million for 19 projects across 12 states and 13 Tribal nations to develop and deploy sustainable clean energy solutions and expand access to reliable and affordable energy in rural and remote communities across the nation. The grant funding—made possible by the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law—empowers communities to lead in developing locally-tailored clean energy projects best suited for their unique needs, helping to cut energy costs, enhance climate resiliency, and support local economic development. Today’s announcement underscores the Biden-Harris Administration’s deep commitment to building an inclusive and equitable clean energy future that creates safer, more resilient communities, enhances Tribal energy sovereignty, and supports new good-paying jobs.

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