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Clean Energy Demonstration Program on Current and Former Mine Land

Open Date:


Close Date:

Available until expended

Upcoming Milestones:

Estimated application opening date is 2023.

Eligible Recipients:

  • General Public
  • Private Sector

Program Purpose:

  • Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy


Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


Establishes a program to demonstrate the technical and economic viability of carrying out clean energy projects on current and former mine land. Eligible uses include: (A) Solar. (B) Micro-grids. (C) Geothermal. (D) Direct air capture. (E) Fossil-fueled electricity generation with carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration. (F) Energy storage, including pumped storage hydropower and compressed air storage. (G) Advanced nuclear technologies.

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:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

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