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EERE Archived Funding Opportunities

DE-FOA-0000978: Technology Incubator for Wind Energy Innovations

The purposes of this modification are to:

1. extend the Submission Deadline for Full Applications to June 4, 2014.

2. extend the Submission Deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments to July 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET.


The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)’s Wind & Water Power Technologies Office (WWPTO) seeks to fund R&D in technology approaches and solutions that are not currently represented in the Office’s Multi-Year Program Plan and/or existing project portfolio in a meaningful or significant way. This Incubator Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) represents an opportunity to support novel and non-incremental technology approaches and to ultimately facilitate identification and future inclusion of highly promising, emerging technology approaches into the Office’s Multi-Year Program Plans and future program portfolios. The FOA will accept applications for any and all ideas that have a significant potential to advance the mission of the Wind Program.

The eXCHANGE system is currently designed to enforce hard deadlines for Concept Paper and Full Application submissions. The APPLY and SUBMIT buttons automatically disable at the defined submission deadlines. The intention of this design is to consistently enforce a standard deadline for all applicants.

Applicants that experience issues with submissions PRIOR to the FOA Deadline: In the event that an Applicant experiences technical difficulties with a submission, the Applicant should contact the eXCHANGE helpdesk for assistance (    


An Informational Webinar was held for this FOA on April 17, 2014.  To view the webinar, click the link below.  Please note, that the webinar starts approximately 4 minutes late. 


  • DE-FOA-0000978_Technology_Incubator_for_Wind_Energy_Innovations_Modification_0002 (Last Updated: 3/31/2014 02:12 PM ET)
  • An_Informational_Webinar_was_held_on_April_17,_2014._You_may_view_the_slides_in_pdf_here (Last Updated: 4/17/2014 05:48 PM 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_Financial_Assistance (Last Updated: 3/31/2014 03:45 PM ET)
  • EERE_159_-_Budget_Justification (Last Updated: 3/31/2014 03:45 PM ET)
  • SF-LLL_Disclosure_of_Lobbying_Activities (Last Updated: 3/31/2014 03:46 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 4/28/2014 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 6/4/2014 5:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 7/1/2014 6:00 PM ET – 7/7/2014 10:00 AM ET