• U.S. State Energy Program (SEP)

    SEP is the only cost-shared program administered by DOE that provides resources directly to the states for use in efficiency, renewable, and alternative energy demonstration activities.

    $62.5 million
    Amount allocated to states and territories in FY'20
    $1
    SEP federal funds typically leveraged by:
    $10.71
    Of state and private (non-federal) funds
    $1
    Amount of federal funds associated with annual savings of:
    1.03
    Million source BTUs
    $7.22
    Of energy cost savings
  • Alabama

    SEP Funds Expanded the Wastewater Energy Management Initiative Program

    $1 million
    Annual cost savings identified
    14.1 million kilowatt hours
    Annual electricity savings  
    683 metric tons per year
    Potential nitrogen reduction in waterways
  • California

    SEP Funds Supported the Development of New Appliance Standards and Grid Resilience

    $100 billion
    In cumulative savings since 1980
    30% less energy use
    By nonresidential buildings
    700,000
    Fewer metric tons of GHG emissions over three years
  • Minnesota

    SEP Partnerships Saved over 50 Billion BTUs in 2019

    $15.7 million                         
    In annual energy savings
    185
    Buildings designed to Minnesota’s Sustainable Buildings 2030 (SB2030) program's standards
     
    50 billion
    BTUs saved annually
  • Rhode Island

    SEP-Funded Projects Supported Governor’s Clean Energy Goals

    16,021
    Clean energy jobs created
     
    74%
    Growth in clean energy workforce since 2014
    85%
    Rhode Island's current clean energy portfolio is comprised of in-state renewables or projects scheduled for adjacent federal waters
  • Texas

    $509,000 in SEP Funds Leveraged $27.6 Million In Capital Raised for Clean Tech Start-Ups

    $509,000
    U.S. SEP funds leveraged
    $27.6 million
    Private and non-federal funds to support clean energy technology
    $28.4 million
    Economic impact to support clean energy technology
    490
    Private sector jobs created
  • West Virginia

    SEP Funds Used to Train Student Engineers to Provide No-Cost Technical Assistance to Private-Sector Clients

    600
    Number of engineering students trained
    400
    Number of public and private sector clients assisted
    $20 million
    In energy cost savings identified
    30.3 Million kWh
    In energy savings identified
  • U.S. State Energy Program (SEP)

    SEP is the only cost-shared program administered by DOE that provides resources directly to the states for use in efficiency, renewable, and alternative energy demonstration activities.