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DE-FOA-0001216: Request for Information - Solar Decathlon 2017

The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to solicit feedback from past and present participants in the Solar Decathlon, broader academic circles, industry, sponsors, and other stakeholders on issues related to future Solar Decathlon competitions. The objective is to improve the outcomes aligned with the Solar Decathlon in the long-term. The Department of Energy (DOE) is specifically interested in feedback about additional U.S. benefits that should be the focus of future solar powered home programs funded by DOE, the format of a competition to achieve those benefits, and whether other formats or options can deliver higher value to the U.S. In the format discussion, if the current format is proposed to continue, information is requested on how DOE should identify future locations for the Solar Decathlon.


This is solely a request for information and not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). EERE is not accepting applications.


  • EERE 104 - Request for Information (RFI) Solar Decathlon 2017 (Last Updated: 10/8/2014 10:39 AM ET)

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    To submit responses to this RFI. Respondents are advised that DOE is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted under this RFI. This RFI is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA); therefore, DOE is not accepting applications.
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Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 11/24/2014 5:00 PM ET