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BIL Provision: Preventing Outages and Enhancing the Resilience of the Electric Grid / Hazard Hardening

Open Date:

Estimated application opening date, 4th quarter 2022

Close Date:

Until Expended

Upcoming Milestones:

State and Tribal Grid Resilience Grants – FY22 funding open through March 31, 2023.
Competitive Grid Resilience Grants – Funding Opportunity Announcement estimated November 2022 (or 4th quarter 2022).

Eligible Recipients:

  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Public Utility Entity
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy

Overview

Description: To make grants to eligible entities, States, and Tribes to prevent outages and enhance the resilience of the electric grid.
Eligible Uses: To carry out activities that are supplemental to existing hardening efforts and reduce the risk of power lines causing a wildfire; or reduce the likelihood and consequences of disruptive events.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – match required
Total Amount Available:
$5,000,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
TBD
Estimated Awards:
TBD

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

Michelle Manary, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Electricity Delivery Division, Office of Electricity
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