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DE-FOA-0001201: Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Vehicles Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement

Amendment 000003 to DE-FOA-0001201.

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “FY 2015 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement”.

This FOA supports a broad technology portfolio aimed at developing and deploying cutting-edge advanced highway transportation technologies that reduce petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, while meeting or exceeding vehicle performance and cost expectations.  Research, development, and deployment activities focus on reducing the cost and improving the performance of a mix of near-and-long-term vehicle technologies.

Specifically, these activities contribute to achieving the goals and objectives of the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge, with a focus on accelerating the development of advanced batteries, power electronics, and lightweight materials technologies.  In addition, this FOA supports technology development to reduce petroleum consumption through fuel economy improvements – specifically, advancements in combustion engines, alternative fuels, and other enabling technologies.


Join us for a Webinar on February 4, 2015
Title:  FY2015 Vehicle Technologies Office Program Wide FOA Webinar
Date:  February 4, 2015
Time:  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

System Requirements:
PC-based attendees
Required:  Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees
Required:  Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer

Please register for the FOA 1201 webinar prior to 12:00pm, EST on 2/4/2015 using the following link:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email providing a link to join the webinar and a telephone number. Audio for this webinar will be available through your computer and/or telephone. If you choose to dial-in, you will need both the Access Code (provided in your confirmation email) and the Audio Pin (shown after joining the webinar on your computer).


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 (Last Updated: 1/21/2015 02:01 PM ET)
  • Budget Justification EERE 159 Form (Last Updated: 1/23/2015 02:31 PM ET)
  • Summary Slide (Last Updated: 1/21/2015 02:02 PM ET)
  • Subaward Budget Justification EERE 159 Form (Last Updated: 1/21/2015 01:58 PM ET)
  • Budget for Federally Funded Research and Development Center Contractor File (if applicable) (Last Updated: 1/21/2015 02:30 PM ET)
  • Environmental Questionnaire (Last Updated: 1/21/2015 02:00 PM ET)
  • SF-LLL Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 1/21/2015 02:02 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 2/26/2015 8:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 4/10/2015 8:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 6/22/2015 5:00 PM ET – 6/25/2015 8:00 PM ET