US awards $2.8B in grants for EV batteries in 12 states

FILE - Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative, Sept. 20, 2022, in New York. The Biden administration on Wednesday, Oct. 19, awarded $2.8 billion in grants to build and expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles in 12 states. Granholm, who announced the grant competition in May, called the funding announcement “huge” news that would expand made-in-America battery manufacturing for EVs and the electric grid. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson, File)

US awards $2.8B in grants for EV batteries in 12 states