Low-Emissions Electricity Program

What does this funding get me?

This funding provides: 

  • $17 million for consumer education 
  • $17 million for education and technical assistance in low-income and disadvantaged communities 
  • $17 million for industry outreach and technical assistance 
  • $17 million for outreach and assistance to state, Tribal, and local governments

Am I eligible?

If you are a representative of a state, local, or Tribal government, you are eligible for this funding. Depending on the EPA’s program offerings, you may also be eligible as a representative of a disadvantaged community. 

How can I access the money?

The EPA has not yet released formal guidance on how governments in the Carolinas can access this funding. The docket for public comments (found below) closed on January 18, 2023. Check back for more information.

What is the timeline?

Check back for more information. The EPA is still designing programs with this funding.

What other incentives could I use to help me accomplish my goals?

Check the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) for additional incentives that may be offered by your state, local government, or utility, as well as important federal, state, and local policies. For questions regarding DSIRE, contact Justin Lindemann (NC Clean Energy Technology Center) at jplindem@ncsu.edu.

Where can I get more information?