The DOE’s $400 Billion in Cleantech Investments & Tribal Energy Finance | Arpita Bhattacharyya of DOE Loan Programs Office

The Green Light

Did you know that the DOE Loan Programs Office’s authority for clean energy commercialization increased tenfold – from $40 billion to $400 billion dollars – due to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law & the Inflation Reduction Act? In this Green Light podcast episode, Catherine McLean spoke with Arpita Bhattacharyya, Chief Climate Officer at the LPO, about the organization’s strategic priorities – from green hydrogen to EVs to geothermal to wind. They also spoke about the DOE’s Tribal Energy Finance Program & focus on environmental justice. Arpita also shared about her transition from project development at SunPower, to launching low emissions food at Impossible Foods, to the DOE.

Arpita shared that the LPO has already deployed $20 billion in closed loans & conditional commitments, including through exciting projects involving Longpath Technologies, NextEra Energy, Ormat Technologies, Cyrq Energy, Global Infrastructure Partners, Blueoval sk LLC, Sunnova, Exelon, Ford, Eos Energy Enterprises, & Ultium Cells. If you’re interested in applying for funding with the LPO, learn more:

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