The Department of Energy’s Loan Programs—administered by LPO—enable DOE to work with private companies and lenders to mitigate the financing risks associated with clean energy projects, and thereby encourage their development on a broader and much-needed scale.The Loan Programs consist of three separate programs managed by two offices, the Loan Guarantee Program Office (LGP) and the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program Office. LPO originates, guarantees, and monitors loans to support clean energy projects through these programs.
Grants.gov is your source to find and apply for federal grants. Grants.gov is a central storehouse for information on grants from multiple federal agencies. Grants.gov lists over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.
Government organization, educational organization, public housing organization, non-profit organizations, small businesses, other for-profit organizations, individuals are all eligible to apply for different federal governemnt grants.
Visit grants.gov to search for and apply for grants from a wide variety of industries and...
Department of Commerce
Incentive: The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a national network of 60 centers across the United States with thousands of specialists trained to serve the needs of small-and medium-sized manufacturing clients. Through a framework focused on five critical areas – technology acceleration, supplier development, sustainability, workforce, as well as continuous improvement – the MEP Program assists manufacturers in developing new customers, expand into new markets, and create new products with the end goal of increasing profitability and...
Department of Energy
Incentive: The ATVM Loan Program provides loans to automobile and automobile parts manufacturers for the cost of re-equipping, expanding, or establishing manufacturing facilities in the United States to produce advanced technology vehicles or qualified components, and for associated engineering integration costs.
Total funding for the program is $25 billion dollars. Previous awards have ranged from $50 million to $5.9 billion dollars.
Eligibility: The project must be performed in the United States.
To address the challenges imposed by the rapidly evolving global energy market, ARPA-E seeks to support transformational research in all areas of energy R&D, including resource identification, extraction, transportation and use, and energy generation, storage, transmission and use in both the transportation and stationary power sectors. Areas of research responsive to this FOA include (but are not limited to) electricity generation by both renewable and non-renewable means, electricity transmission, storage, and distribution; energy efficiency for buildings, manufacturing and...
Department of the Commerce
The Baldrige Program is the nation's public-private partnership dedicated to performance excellence.
The Baldrige Program
Raises awareness about the importance of performance excellence in driving the U.S.
The U.S. bilateral investment treaty (BIT) program helps to protect private investment, to develop market-oriented policies in partner countries, and to promote U.S. exports.
The BIT program's basic aims are:
to protect investment abroad in countries where investor rights are not already protected through existing agreements (such as modern treaties of friendship, commerce, and navigation, or free trade agreements);
to encourage the adoption of market-oriented domestic policies that treat private investment in an open, transparent, and non-discriminatory way; and
to support the development...
Program Description: Residential and commercial buildings currently consume 40% of the primary energy consumed in the U.S., and they produce roughly 39% of total U.S. carbon dioxide emissions. Cooling is one of the major uses of energy in buildings, yet the basic approaches used for cooling have not changed in decades.
Note: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 allows taxpayers eligible for the federal renewable electricity production tax credit (PTC)** to take the federal business energy investment tax credit (ITC) or to receive a grant from the U.S. Treasury Department instead of taking the PTC for new installations. The new law also allows taxpayers eligible for the business ITC to receive a grant from the U.S. Treasury Department instead of taking the business ITC for new installations. The grant is only available to systems where construction begins prior to December 31, 2011.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi- public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.
As of July 17, 2012 detailed program descriptions are listed for 2,238 Federal assistance programs.
The Internet and GSA’s free CFDA website at http://www.cfda.gov will be the primary means of...