U.S. flag An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

BIL Provision: Energy Storage Demonstration and Pilot Grants

Open Date:

Estimated application opening date, 3rd quarter 2022

Close Date:

TBD

Upcoming Milestones:

Request for Information (RFI) is open and must be submitted electronically to [email protected] no later than 5:00pm (ET) on June 16, 2022.

https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaIdb17077bd-c091-41a9-a04b-57a68559e4af

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=340285

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Private Sector
  • Public Utility Entity
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy

Overview

Description: To enter into agreements to carry out 3 energy storage system demonstration projects.

Eligible Uses:
(i) To improve the security of critical infrastructure and emergency response systems.
(ii) To improve the reliability of transmission and distribution systems, particularly in rural areas, including high-energy cost rural areas.
(iii) To optimize transmission or distribution system operation and power quality to defer or avoid costs of replacing or upgrading electric grid infrastructure, including transformers and substations.
(iv) To supply energy at peak periods of demand on the electric grid or during periods of significant variation of electric grid supply.
(v) To reduce peak loads of homes and businesses.
(vi) To improve and advance power conversion systems.
(vii) To provide ancillary services for grid stability and management.
(viii) To integrate renewable energy resource production.
(ix) To increase the feasibility of microgrids (grid-connected or islanded mode).
(x) To enable the use of stored energy in forms other than electricity to support the natural gas system and other industrial processes.
(xi) To integrate fast charging of electric vehicles.
(xii) To improve energy efficiency.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – no match
Total Amount Available:
$355,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
Not stated
Estimated Awards:
Not stated

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

Ryan N. McCleary
720-356-1693
[email protected]

Ben Shrager
[email protected]

Scroll to Top