DOE anticipates awarding a cooperative agreements under this program announcement (See Part VI.B.4 Statement of Substantial Involvement)
The DOE Special Terms and Conditions for Use in Most Grants and Cooperative Agreements are located at:
DOE has the right to intervene in the conduct or performance of project activities for programmatic reasons. Intervention includes the interruption or modification of the conduct or performance of project activities”. Refer to 10 CFR 600.5 (d) for additional language and citations.
DOE will be involved in varying degrees to facilitate active collaboration and coordination among database and web-interface components of the awarded project. In that regard, DOE will provide additional monitoring and oversight to permit specified kinds of direction or redirection of each entity's work due to interrelationships between different components of the projects and/or critical programmatic goals. DOE reserves the right to approve, deny or actively assist primary awardee with selection of vendor or partner to perform web-interface component of the project. DOE, Federally Funded Research & Development Centers (FFRDCs) and stakeholders may provide technical assistance, where needed, to assist the recipients in achieving project goals.