The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will pay up to $14,000 upfront for a low- or moderate-income family to efficiently electrify and weatherize their home, with lower but still generous rebates available to all households.
Electric Buses: A Win-Win-Win for Schools, Rural Utilities, and GHG Mitigation
There’s a lot to like about electric school buses: lower operating costs, healthier air for riders and neighbors, no direct GHG emissions, a quieter ride, more torque for climbing steep slopes, electricity revenues and the potential for V2G demand response for utilities.
BEL Continues to Provide Input to DOE on How to Invest Billions for Grid Resilience and Innovation
As a result of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, DOE, USDA and EPA have tens of billions of dollars to invest in the electricity system, including has $10.5 billion to spend over five years to, “prevent outages and enhance the resilience of the electric grid, deploy technologies to enhance grid flexibility, and demonstrate innovative approaches to power sector infrastructure resilience and reliability.”
What We Do
Facilitating Stakeholder Communication and Collaboration, including State-level dialogues and initiatives.
Our state-level meetings have engaged over 1,000 in-person stakeholders in a collaborative dialogue to promote the benefits of end-use electrification.
Targeted Research & Development Facilitation and Support.
Our ongoing research efforts bring new understanding to topics ranging from grid-interactive appliances (such as water heaters) and dual fuel space heating systems to electric grain drying and electric forklifts.
Market Research, Education, and Toolkits.
Our market research is helping to craft messages that are inclusive to the diverse stakeholders and programs that are effective in local communities.