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  • Friday, July 01, 2022
  • $500 Million Program Launched to Transform Mines Into New Clean Energy Hubs

The Biden Administration through the U.S. Department of Energy has issued a request for information to inform a $500 million program funded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to place clean energy demonstration projects on current or former mine lands across America.

Operated through DOE’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations, the Clean Energy Demonstrations on Current and Former Mine Land Program will fund clean energy projects including geothermal, solar, wind, energy storage advanced nuclear on mine land to benefit communities and their economies, create good-paying jobs and reduce carbon pollution.

DOE expects to announce a funding opportunity to solicit project proposals in 2023. 

Learn more about this program and how to submit information at