Government Policy and Programs

EESI educates and works with Congress to develop polices that will effectively address environmental and energy issues. Below are some of the policy options, legislation, and federal programs that are relevant to our work. If you have questions, please contact us.


International Climate Negotiations

Renewable Energy Programs

  • DOE Loan Guarantee Program
  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Tax Credits
  • Volumetric Ethanol Tax Credit
  • Ethanol Tariff
  • Federal Energy Management Program
  • Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
  • Integrated Biorefinery Demonstration Project Grants
  • Woody Biomass Utilization Grants (Woody BUG)
  • Repowerment Assistance
  • Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
  • Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI)
  • Biomass Crop Assistance Program
  • Forest Biomass for Energy
  • Community Wood Energy Program

Buildings Programs

  • Building Technologies Program
  • Appliances & Commercial Equipment Standards
  • Building America
  • Building Energy Codes
  • Energy Star
  • High Performance Commercial Buildings
  • Federal Energy Management Program
  • Weatherization Assistance Program
  • Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
  • eeBuildings
  • Healthy School Environments
  • Green Indoor Environments
  • Building and Fire Research Laboratory
  • Energy Efficient Mortgages Program

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