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IWG Virtual Workshop Helps Kentucky Energy Communities Advance Economic Development Projects and Revitalize Economies

The Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization hosted a virtual workshop today tailored to providing Kentucky’s energy communities with resources for economic transitions, workforce development and job opportunities. “Kentucky is home to two of the top ten priority energy communities outlined in the IWG’s initial report to the …

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Federal Officials Detail New Funding Opportunities For Energy Communities Available as Part of Historic Infrastructure Bill

The Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization hosted a webinar on the new infrastructure bill’s impact on energy communities, on Friday, Nov. 19. The event detailed new funding opportunities for coal, oil and gas, and power plant communities made available following the Presidential signing of the historic bipartisan Infrastructure …

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IWG Deputy Director Highlights Importance of Investing in Coal Communities at Small Communities, Big Solutions Conference

Today, the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization Deputy Director, Briggs White, discussed the importance of investing in West Virginia’s coal communities and shared details on how the IWG is supporting energy workers during the Small Communities, Big Solutions Conference. This four-day virtual conference, hosted by the Alliance …

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IWG Hosts Virtual Workshop on How Energy Communities Can Access Federal Funding to Address Economic and Community Hardships

IWG Executive Director Brian Anderson, Ph.D., senior officials from several federal agencies , and practitioners in the field hosted a virtual workshop Nov. 3, 2021, to share key resources and advice on how energy communities can access billions of dollars available to address economic challenges and industrial hardships. The working session, titled “Where to Start? …

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Progress Updates and Funding Available for Energy Communities

October 26, 2021 Dear Energy Community Supporter, As the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities advances our work to spur economic revitalization, support energy workers and create good-paying jobs, we’re committed to communicating our progress and providing updates on available federal funding. Our goal is to make a positive impact and …

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A talk with NETL’s Brian Anderson about carbon capture, the Appalachian Storage Hub and Biden’s Interagency Working Group

The [IWG] just met on Sept. 27, Anderson said, and news can be expected on efforts of each to work with coal and natural gas communities to aid them through the energy transition. The IWG is holding stakeholder events in energy communities across the country “to understand their vision of the future and identify agency …

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Interagency Working Group executive director says ‘big announcement’ coming soon

The executive director of President Joe Biden’s Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization said the public should be primed to hear about a “big announcement” from one of its member agencies. Read the full story at: https://www.wvnews.com/news/wvnews/interagency-working-group-executive-director-says-big-announcement-coming-soon/article_360f6aa0-22b3-11ec-a448-a39a0bc1ee49.html

IWG Executive Director Featured as Keynote Speaker at Marshall Plan for Middle America Kick-off Summit

Today, Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization Executive Director Brian Anderson discussed the power of partnerships for implementing energy and economic revitalization projects at the Marshall Plan for Middle America Kick-off Summit focused on the economy of the Upper Appalachia and Ohio River Valley region. Spread across four …

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FACT SHEET: White House Initiative to Revitalize Energy Communities Acting to Increase Funding, Reduce Barriers

Under the banner of the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization, top officials from the White House and eleven federal agencies met today to review actions completed to date and announced further commitments to pursue near- and long-term actions to support energy communities as the nation transitions to …

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ARC announces nearly $46.4 million in grants for coal-impacted communities

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization hosted a virtual event Thursday in Matewan to announce the award of $46.4 million in funds for 57 projects to support economic diversification in coal-impacted communities. Read the full story at: https://www.williamsondailynews.com/news/arc-announces-nearly-46-4-million-in-grants-for-coal-impacted-communities/article_c56d0a51-63e5-5bee-ac1a-be75f480a194.html

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