The US President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 defines the Department of Energy Budget, in order to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with a particular focus in developing the necessary RDD of critical energy technologies to overcome the climate crisis.
The Budget complements the Amercian Jobs Plan, in addition to mission-critical initiatives at the DoE.
- USD 7.4 billion request for the Office of Science to support fundational research
- USD 4.7 billion request for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, including more than 1 billion USD in new funding to deploy the clean energy technologies that can deliver pollution-free, affordable energy to a wider range of people, with a 300 million USD grants to partner with state and local governments advancing clean energy policies; 400 million USD to create jobs, renovating homes to save energy and reduce energy bills for low-income households; 400 million USD to create well-paying union jobs decarbonizing Federal buildings.
The Budget also includes 400 million USD for a new Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations to keep bringing innovative technologies to market.
327 million USD to accelerate the modernisation of the electricity power grid infrastructure
119 million USD in grid storage technology.
- USD 1.85 billion request for the Office of Nuclear Energy, including 1 billion USD for nuclear RDD.
- USD 890 million request for Fossil Energy and Carbon Management Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment.
- USD 201 million request for the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response's risk management, including 201 million USD to advance policies, technologies and initiatives to increase the visibility of physical and cyber threats in the operational technology environment.
- USD 19.7 billion request for the National Nuclear Security Administration, with a focus on nuclear sites' cleanup.