The Department of Energy's goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Paterson, City Of||$ 1,407,639||   ||2009-10-14||2015-06-30|
|Elizabeth, City Of||$ 1,900,933||   ||2009-12-23||2015-05-31|
|Philadelphia, City Of||$ 50,000,000||   ||2010-05-24||2015-03-01|
|Ann Arbor, City Of||$ 2,486,800||   ||2009-09-04||2014-12-31|
|Sacramento, County Of||$ 5,190,073||   ||2009-09-29||2014-12-31|
|Blackfeet Tribe Of The Blackfeet Indian Reservation||$ 671,800||   ||2010-09-14||2014-12-19|
|City Of Lakeland||$ 965,100||   ||2009-12-29||2014-11-01|
|Caguas Municipality||$ 1,380,000||   ||2009-12-16||2014-11-01|
|City Of Grand Forks||$ 569,800||   ||2009-12-09||2014-11-01|
|Arlington Heights, Village Of||$ 709,459||   ||2009-11-25||2014-11-01|
Uses and Use Restrictions
A wide variety of activities are eligible for use of the grant funds including:
* Developing/implementing an energy efficiency and conservation strategy and retaining technical consultant services to assist in the development of such a strategy.
* Conducting residential and commercial building energy audits.
* Establishing financial incentive programs for energy efficiency improvements (e.g., loan programs, rebate programs, waive permit fees.)
* Providing grants to nonprofit organizations to perform energy efficiency retrofits.
* Developing/implementing programs to conserve energy used in transportation (e.g., flex time by employees, satellite work centers, promotion of zoning requirements that promote energy efficient development, transportation infrastructure: bike lanes/pathways, pedestrian walkways, and synchronized traffic signals).
* Developing and implementing building codes and inspection services to promote building energy efficiency.
* Implementing energy distribution technologies.
* Developing public education programs to increase participation and efficiency rates for recycling programs.
* Purchasing/implementing technologies to reduce and capture methane and other greenhouse gases generated by landfills or similar sources.
* Installing light emitting diodes (LEDs).
* Developing, implementing, and installing renewable energy technologies on or in any government building.
* Any other activity as determined by the Secretary of Energy in consultation with the Secretaries of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Government - General: Energy.
State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals): Energy.
Territories and possessions (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals): Energy
Compliance with Federal, State and local environmental statutes and regulations, as required under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
No preapplication form or conference is required by DOE.
Consultation and assistance will be available from DOE in the preparation of the application.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.
12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Applications for the EECBG Program must be submitted through FedConnect to be considered for award.ÃƒÆ’Ã†â