Congress Passes and President Signs FY’22 Appropriations Bill – Energy Funding Increases

Source: RL Martin

On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed FY’22 appropriations bill HR 2471, which passed the U.S. House and U.S. Senate on a bipartisan basis.  As reported by NASEO following Congressional approval, funding for SEP is set at $63 million ($62.5 million in FY’21) and WAP is at $313 million ($310 million in FY’21).  Congress provided substantial increases in funding for most U.S. Department of Energy programs – efficiency, renewables, nuclear, grid, storage, security, carbon management.  NASEO assembled a complete chart of program funding across DOE