Subject to the availability of appropriations, not later than 270 days after December 27, 2020, the Secretary shall make a first award of financial assistance under this section.
The total amount of financial assistance awarded to an entity under this section shall not exceed $2,000,000.
The total amount of financial assistance awarded to an entity under this section shall be reduced by the cost of any technical and training assistance provided by the Secretary that relates to such financial assistance.
The Secretary shall review and evaluate the performance of each entity that receives an award of financial assistance under this section (which may include an audit).
For each of fiscal years 2021 through 2025, if the amount made available under section 6872 of this title (not including any of such amount made available for Department of Energy headquarters training or technical assistance) for such fiscal year is less than $225,000,000, no funds shall be made available to carry out this section.
The Secretary may not award financial assistance under this section after September 30, 2025.