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Recovery.gov is the U.S. government's official website that provides easy access to data
related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

AGENCY PROFILE - Department of Energy


 Data From Agency Reports - Updated Monthly


$41,960,000,000
Recovery Appropriations *
$35,593,227,982
Total Funds Awarded
$31,777,311,502
Total Funds Paid Out

*Appropriation amounts include contract, grant, and loan programs only and do not include estimated costs for entitlements.

Contracts, Grants and Loans Paid Out by Category

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Entitlements Paid Out by Category

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Funding by Award Type

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Agency News
2/7/2013
Energy Department, Treasury Announce Availability of $150 Million in Tax Credits for Clean Energy Manufacturers

​WASHINGTON – As part of President’s Obama’s all-of-the-above approach to American energy, the U.S. Departments of Energy and the Treasury today announced the availability of $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects across the United States. This important tax program is focused on strengthening America’s global competitiveness in clean energy manufacturing, increasing our energy security and creating new jobs and opportunities for American workers.

Read more about Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit Program
12/17/2012
Energy Department, ArcelorMittal Partnership Boosts Efficiency of Major Steel Manufacturing Plant

​WASHINGTON – Today, Senior Advisor in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Gil Sperling, joined local officials and company representatives for the ribbon cutting ceremony and tour of the ArcelorMittal steel manufacturing plant in East Chicago, Indiana. ArcelorMittal unveiled a new, energy recovery and reuse boiler that recycles waste gas generated through its ironmaking process and uses it to generate electricity to help power the plant.

Read more about ArcelorMittal Project
6/29/2012
Expanded North Carolina Lithium Facility Opens, Boosting U.S. Production of a Key Manufacturing Material

Energy Department-Supported Project Critical to U.S. Global Competitiveness 

Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recognized the opening of Rockwood Lithium's expanded manufacturing facility in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Rockwood is leveraging a $28.4 million investment from the Recovery Act to expand its North Carolina lithium production facility as well as its production operations in Silver Peak, Nevada. This project will create 100 new jobs and dramatically increase the United States' capacity to produce lithium, which is a key material in a number of growing industries, including advanced vehicle batteries and consumer electronics.

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Last Updated 12/31/2013
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States Receiving the Most Funds
State Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
California $6,404,482,163
Arizona $3,104,985,237
Washington $2,262,761,239
Texas $2,188,953,019
Illinois $2,007,628,704
Cities Receiving the Most Funds
City Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
Richland, WA $1,660,807,768
Aiken, SC $1,550,918,616
Gila Bend, AZ $1,359,333,196
Santa Margarita, CA $1,188,939,300
Hinkley, CA $1,124,110,000
Recipients Receiving the Most Funds
Recipient Award Amount
ARIZONA SOLAR ONE LLC $1,359,082,586
HIGH PLAINS RANCH II, LLC $1,188,939,300
MOJAVE SOLAR LLC $1,124,110,000
AGUA CALIENTE SOLAR, LLC $967,000,000
SUNPOWER CORPORATION $775,276,792
Last Updated 5/1/2014