Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program

June 14, 2022

Developed by: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Federal Agency: Department of Energy

Block and Competitive Grant

Description: The program’s goals are to reduce fossil fuel emissions, reduce the total energy use of the eligible entities, improve energy efficiency in the transportation, building, and other appropriate sectors.

Recipients: local governments, states and territories, and Indian tribes

Eligible projects: Development and implementation of an energy efficiency and conservation strategy, retaining technical consultant services to assist the eligible entity in the development of such a strategy, including programs for financing energy efficiency, renewable energy, and zero-emission transportation (and associated infrastructure), capital investments, projects, and programs, which may include loan programs and performance contracting programs, for leveraging of additional public and private sector funds, and programs that allow rebates, grants, or other incentives for the purchase and installation of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and zero-emission transportation (and associated infrastructure) measures.

Timing: Estimated application opening date, 4th quarter 2022.

More information: View the program overview here.