Insight into Federal Programs
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.
Insight into the Inflation Reduction Act: Energy Communities Bonus Tax Credit
CEBN provides a summary of key details from the IRS updated guidance on eligibility requirements for energy communities for the bonus credit program under the Inflation Reduction Act.
Insight into the Inflation Reduction Act: Domestic Content Bonus Credits
CEBN provides a summary of key details of the new domestic content requirements for the IRA’s bonus tax credits and their significance towards boosting the American clean energy manufacturing industry.
Insight into the Inflation Reduction Act: Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Bonus Credits
Learn about labor and apprenticeship requirements for bonus tax credits for clean energy that are coming out of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Insight into the Inflation Reduction Act: Frequently Asked Questions
CEBN is publishing answers to frequently asked questions on the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to help clarify how its programs can benefit you, your community, and your small business or organization – and, as a result, benefit our economy and our climate.
This post will be updated periodically, so keep it bookmarked!
Current American-Made Challenges
The American-Made Network is busy this season with multiple prizes to fast track the clean energy revolution! View a summary of current funding opportunities for innovation and commercialization.
Insight into Clean Energy Pathways for Veterans
This Veterans Day, CEBN is highlighting resources available for veterans to get their start in clean energy or bolster their existing businesses. With recent federal investments through the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, clean energy is a booming sector expected to grow exponentially in the coming years, making this an excellent time to pursue a career in clean energy!
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.
Insight into Justice40 Initiatives
In January 2021, the Biden Administration launched the Justice40 Initiative, calling for historic investments in environmental justice. Learn what the various terms used in the executive order mean and how communities can access opportunities for funding.
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.
Insight Into Funding Opportunities Supporting Inclusive, Community-Based Climate Solutions
CEBN is highlighting funding for climate solutions that are focused on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as community-focused initiatives.
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).