The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) provides the U.S. Department of Energy with $4.5 billion to modernize the electric power grid and implement Title XIII of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. This section provides descriptions and background information for several of the key smart grid programs, studies and activities funded by the Recovery Act.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) requires recipients of funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to report quarterly data. Recipients access reporting databases and guidance documents in this section. Only recipients who have received a user name and password can access the database.