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DE-FOA-0001372: Request for Information: Marine and Hydrokinetic Environmental Monitoring Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities

This is solely a Request For Information (RFI) and not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). EERE is not accepting applications through this RFI. The Department of Energy (DOE) will not respond to questions regarding this RFI.

The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback aimed at accelerating the development and commercial readiness of environmental monitoring technologies for use by MHK device developers. EERE is seeking particular input on the following:

1) A proposed framework for funding the advancement of environmental monitoring technologies aimed at reducing the uncertainty of impacts due to acoustic outputs, electromagnetic fields produced by MHK devices and their associated cables, and physical interactions with marine animals.

2) The relative need for the advancement of environmental monitoring technologies.

3) The state of development of technologies for measuring environmental impacts of MHK devices.

The full RFI can be accessed under the "FOA Documents" heading below.

Responses to this RFI must be submitted electronically to no later than 5pm ET on Friday, August 7th. Responses must be provided as attachments to an email.


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  • Full Application Submission Deadline: TBD