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EERE Funding Opportunity Announcements

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  DE-FOA-0001567 Remote Alaskan communities Energy Efficiency Competition Implementation Phase 3 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Strategic Programs 9/6/2016 09:00 PM ET
  DE-FOA-0000410 U.S. Offshore Wind: Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Wind 3/30/2012 11:59 PM ET 3/30/2012 11:59 PM ET 5/31/2012 11:59 PM ET

DE-FOA-0001567: Remote Alaskan communities Energy Efficiency Competition Implementation Phase 3

 

An Informational Webinar for this FOA was held on Thursday 6-9-16. The link to the recording is listed below and PPT from the Webinar is available in the Documents Section.

RACEE FOA Webinar Recording 6-9-16 

 

This is a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Phase 3 of the Remote Alaska Communities Energy Efficiency (RACEE) Competition. This Funding Opportunity Announcement is open to the 13 Community Efficiency Champion (CEC) communities that received technical assistance through Phase 2 of the RACEE Competition through the Notice of Technical Assistance DE-FOA-0001479.

DOE is seeking applications from these 13 CEC communities to implement their energy efficiency plans with one or more energy strategies to help these communities meet their pledge of a 15 percent energy use reduction by 2020. Communities can achieve the total pledged energy reduction by implementing energy efficiency and renewable integration projects, in any combination of size and number- so long as the applications demonstrate through feasibility, economic, engineering and other analysis that with implementation the community will make substantial progress toward the pledged 15 percent energy use reduction.

The RACEE Competition is focused on developing and implementing effective, reliable solutions that fit the community’s needs, not necessarily deploying new technology for the sake of the technology’s innovative qualities. For the purposes of this FOA, innovation is based on the process and potential for transformative and sustainable impacts on how the community currently uses energy, and/or the potential for replication in other Alaskan communities. For example, communities that develop and implement effective strategies not currently in practice, strategies that engage the entire community to implement the energy plan, demand or supply-side projects to achieve the pledged targets, could be considered innovative.

 

Documents

  • RACEE FOA Mod 0001 (Last Updated: 9/1/2016 06:18 PM ET)
  • Questions & Answers (Last Updated: 8/30/2016 01:19 PM ET)
  • SF-424 Application (Last Updated: 6/3/2016 09:43 AM ET)
  • Budget Justification (Last Updated: 6/3/2016 09:50 AM ET)
  • Sub awardee Budget Justification (Last Updated: 6/3/2016 09:51 AM ET)
  • Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 6/3/2016 09:51 AM ET)
  • RACEE FOA Applicant Webinar PPT (Last Updated: 6/15/2016 11:05 AM ET)

Required Application Documents

Pursuant to the FOA, Applicants are required to submit the "Required Application Documents" with their Application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.

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Full Application

  • SF-424 Application (Last Updated: 6/3/2016 10:07 AM ET)
  • Budget Justification (Last Updated: 6/3/2016 10:07 AM ET)
  • Sub Awardee Budget Justification (Last Updated: 6/3/2016 10:08 AM ET)
  • Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 6/3/2016 10:09 AM ET)
  • Summary Slide Template (Last Updated: 9/1/2016 02:13 PM ET)

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 9/6/2016 9:00 PM ET

DE-FOA-0000410: U.S. Offshore Wind: Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects

The U.S Department of Energy seeks to provide support for regionally-diverse Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects through collaborative partnerships.  By providing funding, technical assistance, and government coordination to accelerate deployment of these demonstration projects, DOE can help eliminate uncertainties, mitigate risks, and help create a robust U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Industry.

 

The primary goals of the Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects are to:

1.  Install innovative offshore wind systems in U.S. waters in the most rapid and responsible manner possible, and

2.  Expedite the development and deployment of innovative offshore wind energy systems with a credible potential for lowering the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) below 10 ¢/kWh or the local "hurdle" price at which offshore wind can compete with other regional generation sources without subsidies.

With over 4,000 GW of gross potential that is relatively close to key load centers, offshore wind energy can help the nation reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, diversify its energy supply, provide cost-competitive electricity to key coastal regions, and stimulate economic revitalization of key sectors of the economy.  However, if the nation is to realize these benefits, key challenges to the development and deployment of offshore wind technology must be overcome, including the relatively high current cost of energy, technical challenges surrounding installation and grid interconnection, and the untested permitting or approval processes. DOE seeks technology demonstration projects that combine innovation with pathways for substantial cost reduction opportunities. 

 

Documents

  • FULL TEXT: Amendment 000005 DE-FOA-0000410 U.S. Offshore Wind - Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects (Last Updated: 5/23/2012 06:33 PM ET)

Previous Versions

  • SF-424 Application for Federal Assistance (Last Updated: 2/29/2012 06:47 PM ET)
  • SF-424C Budget Information Construction Programs (Last Updated: 2/29/2012 06:53 PM ET)
  • SF-LLL Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 2/29/2012 06:58 PM ET)

Contact Information

  • oswdemo@go.doe.gov 
    For questions regarding the content of the announcement. All questions must be submitted at least 3 business days prior to each submission deadline.
  • EERE-ExchangeSupport@hq.doe.gov 
    For questions regarding the submission of applications through EERE Exchange. All questions must be submitted at least 3 business days prior to each submission deadline.

Submission Deadlines

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 3/30/2012 11:59 PM ET
  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 3/30/2012 11:59 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/31/2012 11:59 PM ET