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Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program (3)

Open Date:


Close Date:


Eligible Recipients:

  • Lending Institution
  • Native/Tribal Entity

Program Purpose:

  • Economic Development
  • Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy


Upcoming Milestones:


Loan Programs Office (LPO)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


Funding for the cost of loans under the TELGP that support Tribal investment in energy-related projects by providing direct loans or partial loan guarantees to federally recognized Tribes, including Alaska Native villages or regional or village corporations, or a Tribal Energy Development Organization that is wholly or substantially owned by a federally recognized Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Corporation. The Inflation Reduction Act increased the total loan authority from $2 billion to $20 billion and provides $75 million to carry out the program.

Eligible Uses: DOE can support a broad range of projects and activities for the development of energy resources, products, and services that utilize commercial technology (innovative technology is permitted but not required). The following non-exclusive list of potential types of eligible projects is provided for illustrative purposes only: electricity generation, transmission and/or distribution facilities, utilizing renewable or conventional energy sources; energy storage facilities, whether or not integrated with any of the above; energy resource extraction, refining or processing facilities; energy transportation facilities, including pipelines; district heating and cooling facilities; cogeneration facilities; and distributed energy project portfolios, including portfolios of smaller distributed generation and storage facilities employed pursuant to a unified business plan.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Loan Guarantee
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Applicant Guidance

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