Grid Resilience Grant Program

February 09, 2024


Note: Initial application round to end on March 28, 2024, and additional rounds expected in summer/fall of 2024, 2025, and 2026.

In early February 2024, Governor Janet Mills announced the availability of $4.4 million in federal funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) that will be funneled as grants through the Maine Grid Resilience Program. The grants support the use/construction of distributed energy resources for enhancing system resiliency during disruptive events, including battery storage subcomponents and microgrids, among other uses. Eligible entities for the application include electric grid operators, storage operators, electricity generators, distribution providers, fuel suppliers, and utilities, among others determined by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maine
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Governor's Energy Office
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Lithium-ion
Incentive Amount: Varies
Maximum Incentive: $2 million per award


Name: Allie Rand
Organization: Governor's Energy Office

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.