Local Government Energy Program: Communities Sparking Investment in Transformative Energy

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 27th, 2024
Close Date
May 31st, 2024
Total Funding
$0.00
Award Ceiling
$3,600,000.00
Award Floor
$900,000.00
Expected No. Awards
0
Opportunity No.
DE-FOA-0003229

Agency

Golden Field Office (DOE-GFO)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Energy

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Golden Field Office of the U.S. Department of Energy is offering a cooperative agreement grant for the Local Government Energy Program (LGEP). This grant aims to support eligible local governments and Tribes in implementing projects that provide direct community benefits, spark additional investments, meet community-identified priorities, and build local capacity. The projects may include building efficiency and/or electrification, electric transportation, energy infrastructure upgrades, microgrid development and deployment, renewable energy, resilience hubs, and workforce development. The grant requires cost sharing or matching and is open to applicants in the energy sector. The deadline for applications is May 31, 2024. For more information and to access the full grant document, visit the Infrastructure Exchange website at https://infrastructure-exchange.energy.gov/.

Description

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is being issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP) on behalf of the Local Goverment Energy Program (LGEP). This FOA will support eligible local governments and Tribes to implement projects that provide direct community benefits, spark additional investments, meet community-identified priorities, and build local capacity. Community benefits may include creation of local economic opportunities for workers, workforce measures and agreements, community revitalization, lowered energy burdens, increased access to renewable energy, improved air quality, increased public participation in energy decision-making processes, and improved quality of life for local residents. Projects may span a range of geographic scopes and wide variety of technology areas including, but not limited to: building efficiency and/or electrification, electric transportation, energy infrastructure upgrades, microgrid development and deployment, renewable energy, resilience hubs, and workforce development. To view the entire FOA document, visit the Infrastructure Exchange Website at https://infrastructure-exchange.energy.gov/

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Title
Type
Grant