BIL/IRA Funding Implementation

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The 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 earmark billions of dollars in federal funding to improve infrastructure, develop clean energy, advance environmental justice, and build shared prosperity. 

Our implementation guidance and funding trackers outline how communities in the Ohio River Valley can access and leverage federal funding opportunities. These resources represent just a subset of federal funding.

BIL/IRA Implementation Digests:

BIL/IRA Implementation Digest — June 10, 2024

New BIL/IRA Implementation Project Announcements in PA Cutting Consumer Costs, Creating Jobs and Improving Public Health      SOLAR FOR ALL (See Full PA Green Bank Summary at Appendix A) Pennsylvania gets $156 million to boost solar projects in low income, polluted...

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BIL/IRA Implementation Digest — April 15, 2024

Upcoming BIL/IRA Deadlines/Webinars  April 17, 2024 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT - WEBINAR - IRS Office Hours for Elective Pay and Transferability of Clean Energy Credits - The IRS is holding office hours on the pre-filing registration process for elective payment &...

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BIL/IRA Implementation Digest — March 25, 2024

Upcoming BIL/IRA Deadlines/Webinars March 2024 – EPA will notify applicants for the $7 billion Solar for All Fund Competition, the $6 billion Clean Communities Investment Accelerator and the $14 billion National Clean Investment Fund competition of awards and start...

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BIL/IRA Implementation Digest — March 15, 2024

EPA Link to All Priority Climate Action Plans (PCAPs) – Filed on or before March 1, 2024 Priority Climate Action Plans for States, MSAs, Tribes, & Territories – Four PA Plans   Pennsylvania’s Priority Climate Action Plan  Lehigh Valley - Transportation...

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BIL/IRA Implementation Digest — March 8, 2024

Announcements this week by EPA and the Department of Treasury inspired us to update some BIL/IRA briefing materials.   The following are one-page summaries and related links on the (now final) Direct Pay Tax Credit Regulations & the Priority Climate Action...

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BIL/IRA Implementation Digest — March 1, 2024

This week, PA DEP posted the Slide Deck from its February 22, 2024 – Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) Board Meeting. - The information presented during the PEDA Board meeting inspired us to prepare the following background/update piece on BIL/IRA Green...

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BIL/IRA Implementation Digest — February 25, 2024

A quick heads up on several BIL/IRA implementation events this week:   Tuesday, February 27, 2024 before 4:30PM Deadline to submit Letters of Support in response to PA DEP's Request for Information – for Reducing Industrial Sector Emissions in PA (RISE PA). This...

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BIL/IRA Implementation Digest — January 18, 2024

November 21, 2023 EPA Opens $2B for Climate Justice Community Change Grants Program (see below)   December 22, 2023 EPA Announcement on Thriving Communities - $50 million for Building Capacity to Advance Environ. Justice in Thriving Communities in EP A Region 3 (DE,...

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