Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant

Last Modified: June 24, 2010

On December 1, 2009, the City of Raleigh was awarded the Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) from the Department of Energy through the Office of Sustainability as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

The purpose of this award is to implement an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy in order to reduce fossil fuel emissions; reduce total energy use of the eligible entities; and improve energy efficiency in the building sector, the transportation sector, and other appropriate sectors; along with creating jobs.

Over $2.7 billion in formula grants are available to U.S. states, territories, local governments, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

The Recovery Act Tax Savings Tool helps Americans better understand the range of tax credits provided by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

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