For decades, clean energy and climate innovation and deployment have relied on support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and been accelerated through non-dilutive loans, grants, and funding. other financial rewards, combined with the DOE’s extensive infrastructure of national laboratories and other partnerships and collaborations to drive research and technology development. This record of success has been recognized and deeply expanded by new legislation designed to amplify DOE’s capacity and reach, as well as empower other federal agencies to deepen their existing programs and launch complementary new ones.
A trio of laws passed in the 117th Congress – the bipartisan Infrastructure Act of 2021, the CHIPS Act of 2022 and the Cut Inflation Act of 2022 – are the most important steps for the United States towards a global role transformational in advancing clean energy technologies, climate solutions and a sustainable economy.
This white paper, written by Todd Glass, Jarron Godardand Elise Zoli, provides an overview of key provisions offering federal funding opportunities to advance clean energy and climate solutions, with a focus on innovation-driven companies, their investors and strategic partners. The document also features the new Wilson Sonsini Clean Energy and Climate Solutions Federal Funding Database, a single source for tracking current clean energy funding and tax credit opportunities within the federal government (the DOE, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Department of Agriculture, among others). ).
Click here to read the white paper.