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Director’s Update

Director’s Update – June 27, 2022

Dear Energy Community Supporter, Thank you for your continued interest in the Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization (Energy Communities IWG) Director Updates. Before you read further about our new public comment portal, new funding opportunities, and more, please take a moment to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Upcoming Webinar …

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Director’s Update – June 14, 2022

Dear Energy Community Supporter, Thank you for your continued interest in the Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization (Energy Communities IWG) Director Updates. Before you read further about our new public comment portal, new funding opportunities, and more, please take a moment to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Public Comment …

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Director’s Update – May 18, 2022

Dear Energy Community Supporter, Thank you for your continued interest in the Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization (Energy Communities IWG) Director Updates. In addition to funding updates and deadlines, this edition features a recent “how to” webinar recap and a success story out of Pennsylvania. Highlights include everything …

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Director’s Update – May 6, 2022

Dear Energy Community Supporter, From billions of dollars in available funding opportunities, to new resources to help demystify the grant process, I’m pleased to share with all of you this critical information to benefit energy communities and workers. April 23, 2022 marked one year since Energy Communities IWG delivered its initial report to President Biden. To …

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Repurposing Fossil Energy Assets Webinar Resources, Success Story, and New Funding Opportunities

April 20, 2022 Dear Energy Community Supporter, I’m happy to share with you the mid-April edition of the Energy Communities IWG newsletter. As you read on, you’ll find funding opportunities, upcoming events and additional resources for energy community leaders. Don’t forget to follow the IWG on social media for real-time updates and important information. Twitter: @EnergyComm_USFacebook: @EnergyCommunitiesUSLinkedIn: …

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New Investments in Appalachia Energy Communities, Funding Opportunities, and Events

April 5, 2022 Dear Energy Community Supporter, In just the past three weeks, multiple federal agencies have announced new funding opportunities for energy communities across the nation, including five announcements specifically for the Appalachia region at an IWG-run event on March 18. To learn more about those funding opportunities, additional open federal funding, opportunities closing …

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Upcoming IWG Webinar and New Funding Opportunities

March 15, 2022 Dear Energy Community Supporter, Welcome to another installment of the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization newsletter. Agencies from across the federal government are regularly announcing new funding opportunities, collectively worth billions of dollars, to help revitalize economies of the nation’s energy communities. With this …

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IWG Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and New Funding Opportunities

March 2, 2022 Dear Energy Community Supporter, With the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) in late 2021, funding opportunities for energy communities have surged. Agencies across the federal government are announcing programs to install and maintain broadband; implement training for dislocated workers; invest in transportation infrastructure; clean up abandoned mine lands and orphaned …

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IWG Clearinghouse Debut and New Funding Opportunities

February 3, 2022 Dear Energy Community Supporter, As the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities enters its second year, the IWG is committed to centralizing easy access to funding sources across the federal government, increasing awareness of these opportunities, and reducing barriers to accessing those funds. Our newsletters are an important …

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White House Hosts IWG Summit, and New Funding Opportunities

December 17, 2021 Dear Energy Community Supporter, The Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities continues to raise awareness about funding opportunities and ways to reduce barriers to accessing those funds from across the federal government. As part of our commitment to energy workers and their communities, we will continue to provide …

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