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Insight into the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund

CEBN provides an overview of the various functions, objectives, and programs of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF).

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10 States Leading the Clean Energy Transition

In a blog post for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, Chaney Keck breaks down the 10 states that stood out as clean energy leaders in the CEBN’s 2023 State of Clean Energy.

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Insight into Direct Pay for Clean Energy Tax Credits

Elective pay, also commonly referred to as “direct pay,” is a new mechanism included in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that enables certain tax-exempt entities to receive direct cash payments from the IRS in the amount of an energy tax credit.

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Recording – Navigating DOE Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiatives

On February 1, CEBN hosted a webinar exploring DOE sponsored manufacturing funding opportunities featuring presentations from officials at the DOE’s Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC) and Interagency Working Group.

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Breaking Down the Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains

CEBN provides a summary of the core functions, strategic financing programs, and ongoing and planned investments of the Department of Energy’s Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains, which was created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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Mária Telkes Fellowship

The Mária Telkes Fellowship is a 2-year executive leadership program for up-and-coming/mid-career cleantech professionals from underrepresented communities and demographics.

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Summit Recap: Award-Winning Teams Showcase their Community Projects in Atlanta

The Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) co-hosted the two-day Community Clean Energy Coalition (CCEC) Prize Summit at the Atlanta University Center. This blog provides an in-depth overview of various events held during the summit.

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SBIR Winter 2024 Funding Opportunity

The Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR), known as “America’s Seed Fund,” provides nondilutive grants to small businesses to help them develop and commercialize technology innovations.

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MAKE IT Prize

The Manufacturing of Advanced Key Energy Infrastructure Technologies (MAKE IT) Prize will make approximately $30 million in total funding available to catalyze domestic manufacturing of critical clean energy technology components, moving manufacturing facilities from planning to shovel-ready and enabling strategies for vibrant manufacturing activity in communities.

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Breaking Down the Office of State and Community Energy Programs

CEBN provides a summary of the goals and various programs and initiatives of the Department of Energy’s Office of State and Community Energy Programs, which was created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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Community Clean Energy Coalition Prize – Winning Teams

The first two phases of the Community Clean Energy Coalition Prize have drawn to a close. In Phase One, ten teams were awarded $30,000 each for their winning plans to form a local coalition and address a pressing energy challenge in their community. All ten Phase One winners also won Phase Two and have each been awarded $150,000. Meet the winning teams as they advance through Phase 3!

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DOE is Set to Improve its SBIR and STTR Programs

In a guest blog post, BPC’s Natalie Tham highlights exciting new changes to DOE’s SBIR/STTR program that align with the Bipartisan Policy Center’s recommendations to help this important program achieve its full potential.

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