The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program funds affordable housing and mixed-use developments and transportation improvements, including transit and active transportation infrastructure and programs.
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces the availability of up to $10 million in competitive grants to assist communities with extremely high energy costs. The grant funds may be used to acquire, construct, or improve energy generation, transmission, or distribution facilities serving communities where the average annual residential expenditure for home energy exceeds 275% of the national average.
This funding opportunity seeks to encourage energy generation and energy efficiency on tribal lands. Up to $17 million is available for the deployment of energy infrastructure on tribal lands. Projects will relate to three topic areas:
This Funding Opportunity Announcement integrates related activities across EERE's Transporation Offices - Vehicle Technologies, Fuel Cell Technologies, and Bioenergy Technolgoies.
- wood pellet boilers
- solar panels
The U.S. EPA is soliciting proposals nationwide for projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced by diesel engines and diesel emissions exposure, particularly from fleets located in areas designated as having poor air quality.