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Clean Energy Demonstration Program on Current and Former Mine Land

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Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Non-profit
  • Private Sector
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

  • Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy



Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


Projects under this funding announcement will demonstrate the technical and economic viability of deploying clean energy projects on current (operating) and former (abandoned or inactive) mine land. Eligible clean energy technologies include solar; micro-grids; geothermal; direct air capture; fossil-fueled electricity generation with carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration; energy storage; and advanced nuclear technologies. Up to five clean energy projects will be carried out in geographically diverse regions, at least two of which will be solar projects. This funding opportunity has four Areas of Interest (AOIs):

  • AOI A: PV solar with/without battery energy storage on current mine land
  • AOI B: All eligible clean energy technologies on current mine land
  • AOI C: PV solar with/without battery energy storage on former mine land
  • AOI D: All eligible clean energy technologies on former mine land

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
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