Energy Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-5)

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA, P.L. 111-5) emphasizes jobs, economic recovery, and assistance to those most impacted by the recession. It also stresses investments in technology, transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure and proposes strategies to stabilize state and local government budgets. Energy provisions are a featured part of ARRA. More than $42 billion is provided in appropriations for energy programs, mainly for energy efficiency and renewable energy. Most funding must be obligated by the end of FY2010. ARRA also provides more than $21 billion in energy tax incentives, primarily for energy efficiency and renewable energy. This document includes: (1) brief explanations and enacted appropriation figures for energy program funding provisions organized by federal department; and (2) energy tax incentive provisions including details about the background and significance of the provisions.

  • Record URL:
  • Corporate Authors:

    Congressional Research Service

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Sissine, Fred
    • Andrews, Anthony
    • Folger, Peter
    • Kaplan, Stan Mark
    • Morgan, Daniel
    • Stine, Deborah D
    • Yacobucci, Brent D
  • Publication Date: 2009-3-3


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 27p

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01698859
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R40412
  • Files: NTL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 26 2019 8:20AM