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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.



  • 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.

View Required Application Documents

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