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DE-FOA-0001173: RFI: Photovoltaic Reliability and Durability Research and Development

RFI: Photovoltaic Reliability and Durability Research and Development

The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to photovoltaic reliability and durability research and development.  In order to exchange views on this area of potential SunShot research, respondents to this Request for Information are asked to provide information in the following Category. The SunShot Program has identified a list of Questions and a list of Potential Topic Areas of Interest for comment. Feedback from respondents in these two sections will inform future programmatic activity in the area of photovoltaic module reliability and durability research and development.

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

DISCLAIMER AND IMPORTANT NOTES: This RFI is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA); therefore, EERE is not accepting applications at this time.  EERE may issue a FOA in the future based on or related to the content and responses to this RFI; however, EERE may also elect not to issue a FOA.  There is no guarantee that a FOA will be issued as a result of this RFI.  Responding to this RFI does not provide any advantage or disadvantage to potential applicants if EERE chooses to issue a FOA regarding the subject matter.  Final details, including the anticipated award size, quantity, and timing of EERE funded awards, will be subject to Congressional appropriations and direction.

Documents

  • RFI - Photovoltaic Reliability and Durability Research and Development (Last Updated: 10/3/2014 12:48 PM ET)

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Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 10/13/2014 12:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 9/5/2014 5:00 PM ET – 10/1/2014 12:00 PM ET