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EERE Archived Funding Opportunities

DE-FOA-0001222: State Energy Program 2015 Competitive Awards

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) State Energy Program (SEP) seeks applications to advance policies, programs, and market strategies that accelerate job creation and reduce energy consumption  while achieving energy and climate security for the nation. This competitive Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) allows States (which includes the District of Columbia and five territories) to compete for funding designed to meet EERE’s nationally focused initiatives for the fundamental and permanent transformation of clean energy markets across all sectors of the economy. Specifically, this FOA focuses on two Areas of Interest:

Area of Interest 1 - State Energy Planning 

Area of Interest 2 - Innovative Opportunities for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Practices


  • SEP FY15 Funding Opportunity Announcement (Last Updated: 2/26/2015 10:52 AM ET)
  • SEP FY15 Competitive Webinar (Last Updated: 2/26/2015 10:54 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

  • SF-424 Application for Federal Assistance (Last Updated: 1/13/2015 10:13 AM ET)
  • Budget Justification EERE 159 (Last Updated: 1/9/2015 05:26 PM ET)
  • Subaward Budget Justification EERE 159 (Last Updated: 1/13/2015 10:20 AM ET)
  • SF-LLL Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 1/9/2015 05:27 PM ET)
  • SF-424A Budget (Last Updated: 1/9/2015 05:23 PM ET)
  • Milestones Summary Table (Last Updated: 1/20/2015 12:17 PM ET)
  • State Energy Assessment (Last Updated: 1/20/2015 12:16 PM ET)
  • Summary Tables (Last Updated: 1/20/2015 12:17 PM ET)

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 3/31/2015 5:00 PM ET