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Total Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients by Month, through October 31, 2014

Total Federal Payments to OE Recovery Act Recipients by Month, through October 31, 2014

 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Overview

PROJECTS TOTAL
OBLIGATIONS
AWARD
RECIPIENTS
Smart Grid Investment Grant $3,482,831,000 99
Smart Grid Regional and Energy Storage Demonstration Projects $684,829,000 42
Workforce Development Program $100,000,000 52
Interconnection Transmission Planning $80,000,000 6
State Assistance for Recovery Act Related Electricity Policies $48,619,000 49
Enhancing State Energy Assurance $43,500,000 50
Enhancing Local Government Energy Assurance $8,024,000 43
Interoperability Standards and Framework $12,000,000 1
Program Direction1 $27,812,000 --
1 Program Direction supports administration and management of OE's Recovery funds

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) - which President Obama signed into law on February 17th, 2009 - is an unprecedented action to stimulate the economy. It includes measures to modernize our nation’s energy and communication infrastructure and enhance energy independence. As President Obama stated, “The investment we’re making today will create a newer, smarter electric grid that will allow for broader use of alternative energy.”

Read more about how utilities, co-ops, and communities are using Recovery Act funds to modernize the grid.

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