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850+ Cleantech Business Leaders Call for Action on Clean Energy in Reconciliation

In May, CEBN sent a letter to Congress signed by more than 850 clean energy business leaders calling for further action on clean energy in a reconciliation package.

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Geothermal Geophone Prize Funding Opportunity

The Geophone Prize is an opportunity to win up to $850,000 in cash prizes and vouchers to work with NREL and the DOE to address the challenges of operating seismic sensors in geothermal environments. Learn more about how to apply!

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CEBN Celebrates 5th Anniversary

This May, the Clean Energy Business Network is proud celebrate our 5-year anniversary. To mark this milestone, we want to thank BCSE for 5 years of successful partnership, and most importantly, we want to thank our members for being part of the network!

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Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Center

The Clean Energy Business Network supports innovators and entrepreneurs from all backgrounds. Explore the resources available to support your efforts or get engaged with justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI).

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110+ Business Leaders Support Robust Funding for Federal Cleantech Programs

More than 110 clean energy leaders from 34 states have signed on to CEBN’s letter advocating for robust funding for the Department of Energy and new and existing federal cleantech programs. On Friday, the Clean Energy Business Network shared this letter with Congressional leadership.

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Insight Into the American-Made Program

Learn about the American-Made Program, an exciting federal program that provides U.S. innovators in clean energy with cash-prizes to develop their technologies and projects.

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Send Your Representatives Your Clean Energy Priorities

As Congress begins to set spending levels through the annual appropriations process, CEBN provides all the tools you need to ensure your voice is heard. With just a couple clicks, send a message to your representatives on your company’s top priorities.

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Tell Congress to Support Innovation & Clean Energy

In spring 2022, Congress is determining funding levels for the next fiscal year. This includes appropriations for energy programs at the Department of Energy (DOE) and other agencies. CEBN’s sign-on letter shows small business support for innovation programs. Sign here!

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Breaking Down the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: An Introduction to BIL

Trying to follow new federal laws and understand how they affect you and your business can be a frustrating experience. Keeping track of all the acronyms, timelines, and federal agencies could be a full-time job on top of running your company. That’s why CEBN is starting a new blog series to unpack the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and clearly lay out how you can take advantage of the $1.2 trillion investment in new federal programs and funding opportunities. While future posts will offer deeper dives on components of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, this first installment of the series provides an overview of the new law.

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Insight Into Funding Opportunities Supporting Inclusive, Community-Based Climate Solutions

As a nonprofit or small business, time is the most important resource you have. Searching for funding opportunities that are a good fit for your organization can be a frustrating and time-intensive experience. CEBN helps keep track of these resources so you can focus more time on making a difference. 

The Clean Energy Business Network offers a free Cleantech Funding Databasewhich we’ve recently revamped to include several new categories relevant to companies and organizations making a positive societal impact. 

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The 2022 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook: Four Takeaways for Small Businesses

Last week, the Business Council for Sustainable Energy released their 10th annual “Sustainable Energy in America Factbook.” CEBN dug into the data in the Factbook and pulled out the following four trends affecting small businesses. 

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Introducing the “Insight into Federal Programs” Series

As a cleantech innovator or business owner, you’re balancing a lot. You’re an expert in your technology and the needs of your community, but you may not be aware of all the government programs that exist to support the clean energy economy. 

To figure out where you can best plug in, CEBN is providing overviews of programs across the federal government. Allow us to introduce you to six different programs at the Department of Energy (DOE). 

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