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BIL Provision: Energy Improvement in Rural and Remote Areas

Open Date:


Close Date:

Available until expended

Upcoming Milestones:

Estimated application opening date, 3rd quarter 2022.

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government
  • Private Sector
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

Economic Development, Efficiency and Weatherization, Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy


Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


To provide financial assistance to increase environmental protection from the impacts of energy use and improve resilience, reliability, safety, and availability of energy in rural or remote areas of the United States.

Eligible uses include: (A) Overall cost-effectiveness of energy generation, transmission, or distribution systems; (B) siting or upgrading transmission and distribution lines; (C) reducing greenhouse gas emissions from energy generation by rural or remote areas; (D) providing or modernizing electric generation facilities; (E) developing microgrids; and (F) increasing energy efficiency.

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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