U.S. DOE Announces Funding for Clean Energy Projects on Mine Land

U.S. Department of Energy program will develop clean energy in mining sites in underserved communities.

According to Think Geoenergy, the Biden Administration through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request For Information (RFI) to inform a USD 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 – such as geothermal energy – on mine land to benefit communities and their economies, create good-paying jobs and reduce carbon pollution.

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