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EERE Archived Funding Opportunities

DE-FOA-0001924: Advanced Wind R&D to Reduce Costs and Environmental Impacts

A second modification has been made to the FOA. This modification revises the dates for three FOA activities. Please see Modification 0002 Advanced Wind R&D FOA 1924, which can be accessed under the "Documents" heading below.

The Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) invests in early-stage applied energy science research, development, and validation activities for United States land-based, offshore and distributed wind power generation, manufacturing, and market barriers to lower wind energy costs, increase capacity, accelerate reliable and safe energy production, and address environmental and human use considerations.

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) contains three Topic Areas.

Topic Area 1: Advancing Smart Curtailment Strategies

Topic Area 2: Advanced Component Research and Development

Topic Area 3: Development and Validation of Offshore Wind Monitoring and Mitigation Technologies 

There will not be a webinar for this FOA. Please carefully review the complete FOA, which can be accessed under the "Documents" heading below.

FOA Q&A can also be accessed under the "Documents" heading. Please review the Q&A before submitting a question, as a similar question may already have been answered.

Please note the "Submission Deadlines" below. The EERE Exchange system is 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 are encouraged to submit Concept Papers and Full Applications at least 48 hours in advance of the related Submission Deadline.

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 -


  • Modification_0002_Advanced_Wind_R&D_FOA_1924 (Last Updated: 9/12/2018 02:48 PM ET)
  • FOA_Q&A (Last Updated: 1/22/2019 10:52 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

  • EERE_303_Statement_of_Project_Objectives (Last Updated: 7/11/2018 05:07 PM ET)
  • EERE_335_Budget_Justification (Last Updated: 7/11/2018 05:07 PM ET)
  • SF-424_Application_for_Federal_Assistance (Last Updated: 7/11/2018 05:07 PM ET)
  • SF-LLL_Disclosure_of_Lobbying_Activities (Last Updated: 7/11/2018 05:08 PM ET)

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Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 8/15/2018 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 10/11/2018 5:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 11/29/2018 5:00 PM ET – 12/4/2018 5:00 PM ET