- Private Sector
- Energy Infrastructure
Reserved for Energy
The application deadline for this program is now extended to October 10, 2023, at 5 PM ET.
Through the Solar Ambassador Prize, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will award a total of $3.5 million to up to 20 community organizations to help accelerate the installation of residential solar and battery storage systems on roughly 30,000 – 40,000 homes across Puerto Rico.
In December 2022, President Biden signed the Fiscal Year 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act into law, which included $1 billion for DOE to establish the Puerto Rico Energy Resilience Fund to improve the resilience of the Puerto Rican electric grid, with a focus on the island’s most vulnerable households.