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BIL Provision: Industrial Research and Assessment Centers

Open Date:

TBD

Close Date:

Available until expended

Upcoming Milestones:

Estimated application opening date, TBD.

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government

Program Purpose:

Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy

Overview

To provide funding for institutions of higher education-based industrial research and assessment centers to identify opportunities for optimizing energy efficiency and environmental performance at manufacturing and other industrial facilities. Eligible uses are to provide in-depth assessments of small- and medium-sized manufacturer plant sites to evaluate the facilities, services, and manufacturing operations of the plant sites; to identify opportunities for optimizing energy efficiency and environmental performance, including implementation of— (i) smart manufacturing; (ii) energy management systems; (iii) sustainable manufacturing; (iv) information technology advancements for supply chain analysis, logistics, system monitoring, industrial and manufacturing processes, and other purposes; and (v) waste management systems; to promote applications of emerging concepts and technologies in small- and medium-sized manufacturers (including water and wastewater treatment facilities and federally owned manufacturing facilities); to promote research and development for the use of alternative energy sources to supply heat, power, and new feedstocks for energy-intensive industries; to coordinate with appropriate Federal and State research offices; to provide a clearinghouse for industrial process and energy efficiency technical assistance resources; and to coordinate with State-accredited technical training centers and community colleges, while ensuring appropriate services to all regions of the United States.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant – no match
Total Amount Available:
$150,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
TBD
Estimated Awards:
TBD

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

TBD

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