Under President Biden's Inflation Reduction Act and the Justice40 Initiative, the Department of Interior Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs and the Office of Indian Economic Development's (OIED) Tribal Electrification Program (TEP) is announcing a funding opportunity.  This funding is for clean energy household electrification that will benefit Tribal communities in the United States.  OIED will select Tribal communities that are in stages ranging from early planning to already implementing plans and actions for household electrification.

The TEP will utilize $145.5 million to increase the number of Tribal homes with zero emission electricity not including $4.5 million for administrative costs to retain a professional services contract to provide technical assistance to tribes in the areas of pre-award guidance, award management, project technical assistance, procurement, and utility system impacts. 

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Application and Awards Timeline:

  • August 15, 2023 - Pre application Period begins
  • September 18, 2023 - Pre application DEADLINE
  • September 19, 2023 - October 27, 2023 - Pre application review
  • October 28, 2023 - November 03, 2023 - Invites and Declines
  • November 06, 2023 - Full application period begins
  • December 22, 2023 - Full application DEADLINE
  • January 02, 2024 - February 15, 2024 - Full application review
  • March 01, 2024 - Award announcements

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Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior 1849 C Street, N.W. MS-4660-MIB
Washington, DC 20240