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EERE Archived Funding Opportunities

DE-FOA-0001987: Advanced Systems Integration for Solar Technologies

Please note as stated in the FOA, the official Letter of Intent deadline was 11/14/18 at 5 PM EST. Any package with a date created stamp after the noted date and time will be noncompliant with the FOA requirements and the full application will not be reviewed.

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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Solar Energy Technology Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Advanced Systems Integration for Solar Technologies”.

This FOA supports the mission of the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) which is to support early-stage research and development to improve the performance and flexibility of solar technologies that contribute to a reliable and resilient U.S. electric grid. The office invests in innovative research efforts that securely integrate more solar energy into the grid, enhance the use, storage and dispatch of solar energy, and lower solar electricity costs.

DOE is committed to improving the affordability of energy technologies and strengthening the Energy Sector’s capability to withstand cyber and physical threats, including natural disasters. Improving the strategic location and situational awareness of solar systems can help ensure continuity of service in the face of widespread and coordinated threats. Developing innovative approaches to accelerate the transfer of solar system solutions that will improve Energy Sector resilience is also a priority.


  • DE-FOA-0001987 Advanced Systems Integration for Solar Technologies (Last Updated: 10/12/2018 01:53 PM ET)
  • DE-FOA-0001987 QandA updated 11/30/18 (Last Updated: 11/30/2018 03:24 PM ET)
  • ASSIST FOA Applicant Webinar Script (Last Updated: 11/7/2018 01:54 PM ET)
  • SETO SI ASSIST FOA Webinar (Last Updated: 11/7/2018 01:55 PM 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: 9/14/2018 11:10 AM ET)
  • Budget Justification (Last Updated: 9/14/2018 11:11 AM ET)
  • SF-LLL (Last Updated: 9/14/2018 11:12 AM ET)
  • Summary Slide (Last Updated: 9/14/2018 11:14 AM ET)
  • EERE 303 - Statement of Project Objectives (Last Updated: 11/2/2018 12:45 PM ET)

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Submission Deadlines

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 11/14/2018 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 12/7/2018 5:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 1/21/2019 5:00 PM ET – 1/31/2020 5:00 PM ET