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EERE Archived Funding Opportunities

DE-FOA-0001750: Flexible Combined Heat and Power for Grid Reliability and Resiliency

Amendment 000003 was issued on April 16, 2018 to to modify the submission deadline for Full Applications and clarify the technical requirements of both Areas of Interest.

Amendment 000002 was issued March 14, 2018 to correct the submission deadline for Concept Papers, clarify the technical requirements of both Areas of Interest; clarify the allowable number of Concept Papers and Full Applications by colleges, universities, institutions of higher learning, and university‐affiliated research institutions; change the recommended section lengths of the Full Application Technical Volume; and update hyperlinks in the footnotes.

Amendment 000001 issued on March 1, 2018 to change the date for the anticipated date for the concept paper recommendation notifications and to change the submission deadline for full applications. Additionally, this amendment makes updates to the Applications Specifically Not of Interest and clarifies the allowable number of Concept Papers.


The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) seeks to conduct research and development activities to further the utilization of cost-effective, highly efficient combined heat and power (CHP) via Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001750. The FOA includes two areas of interest to research enabling technologies for CHP systems that are specifically designed to provide cost-effective support to the electric grid. Such systems would have the benefits of conventional CHP while at the same time being able to sell electricity to and serve as a stabilizing factor for the Grid.

Informational Webinar: EERE will conduct one informational webinar during the FOA process. It will be held before the due date for the Concept Papers. Attendance is not mandatory and will not positively or negatively impact the overall review of any Applicant submissions.

Please register for the Applicant Webinar on March 2, 2018 10:00 AM EDT at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Participants can use their telephone or computer mic & speakers (VoIP).

United States: +1 (914) 614-3221
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the webinar

Access Code: 664-621-984


  • DE-FOA-0001750_FOA_Amendment_000003 (Last Updated: 4/16/2018 10:58 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

  • Summary Slide (Last Updated: 2/7/2018 11:49 AM ET)
  • Budget Justification (EERE 335) (Last Updated: 2/7/2018 11:49 AM ET)
  • Environmental Questionnaire (Last Updated: 4/26/2018 10:36 AM ET)
  • SF-424 (Last Updated: 2/7/2018 11:51 AM ET)
  • SF-LLL Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 2/7/2018 11:52 AM ET)
  • SOPO Format (Last Updated: 2/8/2018 12:05 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 3/23/2018 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/17/2018 5:00 PM ET