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EERE Archived Funding Opportunities

DE-TA8-0002243: Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Funding Program - Topic Area 8

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Topic Area 8: Small Innovative Projects in Solar (SIPS): PV and CSP
Projects in this topic area will focus on innovative and novel ideas in photovoltaics and concentrating solar-thermal power that are riskier than research ideas based on established technologies.

Submission Note:

PV SIPS applications must be submitted under Topic Area 8.1.

CSP SIPS applications must be submitted under Topic Area 8.2

Teaming Lists associated with this FOA can be found on the main FOA page https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/default.aspx#FoaIdc8e280d2-b7bf-4138-810b-cad9ba1541ac.

Questions and Answers related to this FOA can be found on the main FOA page https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/default.aspx#FoaIdc8e280d2-b7bf-4138-810b-cad9ba1541ac.



Documents

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-LLL Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 2/3/2020 02:04 PM ET)
  • SF-424 - Application for Federal Assistance (Last Updated: 2/3/2020 02:04 PM ET)
  • Summary Slide Template (Last Updated: 2/3/2020 02:07 PM ET)
  • Budget Justification (3 Budget Periods) (Last Updated: 2/3/2020 02:07 PM ET)
  • Budget Justification (5 Budget Periods) (Last Updated: 2/3/2020 02:08 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 4/9/2020 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 6/18/2020 5:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 12/4/2020 12:00 PM ET – 2/4/2021 11:59 PM ET