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Jan 24

USDOE Announces Webinar for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on January 24, 2023 at 10:25 AM by Legislative Staff

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program is designed to assist states, local governments, and Tribes in implementing strategies to reduce energy use, reduce fossil fuel emissions, and improve energy efficiency. The U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) announced that the application process is open to municipalities through January 2024. There are 66 pre-eligible municipalities in New Jersey based on the final formula grant funding allocations of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of 2021. A local government webinar will be held on Jan. 26, from 1–2 p.m. Advanced registration is required. All eligible entities must complete a pre-award application sheet by April 28. Local governments have until January 2024 to submit an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy to receive the formula funding.  

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