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DE-FOA-0002471: Request for Information (RFI): Supporting Energy Savings Performance Contracting in the Public Sector

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office (WIP) seeks information pursuant to OMB Control Number 1910-0400 from the public and nonprofit organizations that have the expertise to support energy savings performance contracting (ESPC) in the municipalities, universities, schools, and hospitals (MUSH) market. In particular, EERE hopes to receive comments from ESPC practitioners that work closely with state energy offices to design and implement ESPC programs and processes in their respective states. The desired outcome of this request is to enhance how MUSH market stakeholders can use ESPC to maximize energy use and productivity, cost savings, local economies, and workforce development.

Responses to this RFI must be submitted electronically to no later than 5:00pm (ET) on August 25, 2021.


This is a Request for Information (RFI) only. EERE will not pay for information provided under this RFI and no project will be supported as a result of this RFI. This RFI is not accepting applications for financial assistance or financial incentives. EERE may or may not issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) based on consideration of the input received from this RFI.

Please see the full text for the Request for Information (RFI) in the DOCUMENTS section below.


  • DE-FOA-0002471 ESPC RFI (Last Updated: 8/2/2021 12:39 PM ET)

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Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: TBD