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Community Clean Energy Coalition Prize

The Clean Energy Community Coalition Prize is a $1.5M prize supporting new and existing coalitions to develop a strategy to address a local clean energy opportunity or inequity in disadvantaged communities. Learn more about how to apply!

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National Clean Energy Week to be held September 26-30

CEBN is honored, once again, to be part of National Clean Energy Week (NCEW)! This weeklong recognition will honor the clean energy sector’s contributions to America’s economic strength and emissions reduction goals.

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Insight into the 11 Small Business Innovation Research Programs

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding opportunities are offered by 11 different federal agencies. Learn more about available funding and support for innovators.

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Support Reauthorization of the SBIR Program

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is set to expire on October 1, 2022. CEBN’s sign-on letter urges Senate leaders to extend this program for two years.  Sign here to support this 40-year program.

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Current American-Made Challenges

The American-Made Network is having a busy summer with multiple prizes to fast track the clean energy revolution! View a summary of current funding opportunities for innovation and commercialization.

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Five Things to Know About the Inflation Reduction Act

After nearly two years of negotiations, Congress has reached agreement on climate and clean energy provisions within a budget reconciliation package. CEBN has summarized five things to know about the bill relating to energy and climate.

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Breaking Down the Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations

The Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations, or OCED (pronounced “oh-sed”) is a new office within the Department of Energy created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). Learn more about OCED’s mission, upcoming funding opportunities, and how you can get involved.

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938 Cleantech Business Leaders Call for Action on Clean Energy Investments

Since last year, CEBN has spearheaded a campaign that has been supported by 938 clean energy business leaders urging Congress to enact significant investments in a reconciliation package.

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Breaking Down Grid Resilience and Modernization in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes more than $30 billion to strengthen and modernize the U.S. power grid. Find out what programs are included.

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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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Meet the Semi-Finalists of the American-Made Solar Desalination Prize

Meet the semi-finalists of the American-Made Solar Desalination Prize, which has invested in teams developing and commercializing technologies in solar desalination. These innovations have impactful applications to improve access to clean water, including in remote areas, powered by clean energy.

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Five Key Takeaways from the 2022 Energy Jobs Report

On June 28, the Department of Energy released the annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER). The 7th annual version of this report shows that clean energy technologies continue to lead to employment opportunities and economic growth. CEBN has pulled five key takeaways.

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