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Title Due Date Maximum Award Amount Description
Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002793 Varies

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002793 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Marine Energy Systems Innovation at Sea”. This notice of intent (NOI) is issued so that interested parties are aware of EERE’s intention to issue this FOA in the near term. All the information contained in this NOI is subject to change. EERE will not respond to questions concerning this NOI. Once the FOA has been released, EERE will provide an avenue for potential applicants to submit questions. Complete information, including the full Notice of Intent, can be found on the EERE Exchange website: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343094
Request for Information on the Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Research, Development, Demonstration, and Commercialization Program $2.00

The intent of this request for information (RFI) is to obtain public input regarding the research priorities, managing mechanisms, and partnering opportunities for a Critical Materials RDD&CA Program, expanded by section 41003(c) and supported by section 41003(d) of the BIL and authorized respectively by sections 7002(g) and 7002(h) of the Energy Act of 2020. Specifically, this RFI seeks input on: • Critical Materials RDD&CA Program to integrate: DOE annual appropriations for critical minerals and materials, including Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 directed appropriations[1] and FY2023 requested appropriations BIL 41003(c): Critical Material Innovation, Efficiency, and Alternatives – Priorities & Implementation Strategy oBIL 41003(d): Critical Material Supply Chain Research Facility – Priorities & Implementation Strategy • Community Benefits: Job Quality and Equity including (a) community and labor engagement, (b) quality jobs, (c) diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, and (d) Justice40 Initiative. • Market Adoption, Scale up, and Industry/Sector Sustainability This RFI is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA); therefore, DOE is not accepting applications at this time. DOE may issue a FOA in the future based on or related to the content and responses to this RFI; however, DOE may also elect not to issue a FOA. There is no guarantee that a FOA will be issued as a result of this RFI.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343017
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Solar and Wind Grid Services and Reliability Demonstration $5,600,000.00

This modification includes: - A broken link that was fixed in Section I.A.vi - Teaming Partner List. Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Solar and Wind Grid Services and Reliability Demonstration The Systems Integration Solar and Wind Grid Services and Reliability Demonstration FOA will provide funding to demonstrate the capability of large-scale solar and wind plants to provide grid services to the bulk power grid as well as improving grid reliability. Topic 1: Wind and Solar Grid Services Design, Implementation, and Demonstration This topic area supports full-scale demonstration projects that seamlessly integrate renewable generation with other large-scale or aggregated distributed energy resource (DER) technologies to provide ancillary (grid) services and improve reliability. Topic 2: Protection of Bulk Power Systems with High Contribution from Inverter-Based Resources The goal of this topic area is to develop a better understanding of how protection systems will operate under very-high IBR scenarios through advancements in modeling and simulation capabilities and to develop and validate strategies and new technologies that can maintain system protection at any level of IBR penetration and improve reliability.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342863
Geothermal Energy from Oil and gas Demonstrated Engineering (GEODE) Funding Opportunity Announcement $165,000,000.00

The focus of this Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy-Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage advancement and development within the domestic geothermal energy industry by creating a consortium to leverage the larger, more mature, and better-funded oil and gas industry. The two industries share significant technological commonalities that make them attractive to work together via a consortium model. Therefore, the aim of this FOA is to select an organization to lead the effort to create a consortium to bring together the geothermal and oil and gas industries. Applicants to this FOA will facilitate establishment of a research consortium, foster collaboration and attract diverse organizations (operators, service companies, universities, national labs, etc.), and run research and development solicitations to achieve the goals of DOE-GTO on leveraging the oil and gas industry to advance geothermal energy.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342789
Notice of Intent to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002792, “Funding Opportunity in Support of the Hydrogen Shot and a University Research Consortium on Grid Resilience.” $2.00

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Funding Opportunity in Support of the Hydrogen Shot and a University Research Consortium on Grid Resilience,” that will address two unique areas of interest: one with topic areas focused on supporting the DOE Hydrogen Shot on behalf of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office and a second EERE-wide topic area focused on grid resilience through a university research consortium. EERE anticipates that the FOA may include the following five topics under two Areas of Interest, as follows: Area of Interest 1: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies in Support of Hydrogen Shot Topic 1) HydroGEN: Solar Fuels from Photoelectrochemical and Solar Thermochemical Water Splitting Topic 2) Development and Validation of Sensor Technology for Monitoring and Measuring Hydrogen Losses Topic 3) Materials-based H2 Storage Demonstrations Topic 4) M2FCT: High Performing, Durable, and Low-PGM Catalysts/Membrane Electrode Assemblies (MEAs) for Medium- and Heavy-duty Applications Area of Interest 2: Improving Electricity Grid Resilience Topic 5: University Research Consortium on Grid Resilience EERE plans to issue the FOA on or about August 2022 via the EERE eXCHANGE website https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/. If Applicants wish to receive official notifications and information from EERE regarding this FOA, they should register in EERE eXCHANGE. When the FOA is released, applications will be accepted only through EERE eXCHANGE. EERE is compiling a Teaming Partner List to facilitate the widest possible national participation in the formation of applicant teams for this potential FOA. The list allows organizations who may wish to participate in an application to express their interest to other potential applicants and to explore potential partners. The Teaming Partner List will be available on EERE Exchange at https://eere-Exchange.energy.gov under NOI number DE-FOA-0002807 until the FOA is released (after which it will be moved to the FOA application site and remain open until the close of the full application period). The Teaming Partner List will be updated at least weekly. Any organization that would like to be included on this list should submit the following information to HFTOFOA@ee.doe.gov, with the subject line “Teaming Partner Information”: Topic Area(s) of Interest, Organization Name, Contact Name, Contact Address, Contact Email, Contact Phone, Organization Type (including MSI designation or disadvantaged community status, if relevant), Area of Technical Expertise, and Brief Description of Capabilities. By submitting a request to be included on the Teaming Partner List, the requesting organization consents to the publication of the above-referenced information. By facilitating this Teaming Partner List, EERE does not endorse or otherwise evaluate the qualifications of the entities that self-identify themselves for placement on the Teaming Partner List. EERE will not pay for the provision of any information, nor will it compensate any applicants or requesting organizations for the development of such information. DISCLAIMER: This “Notice of Intent” is for informational purposes only; the Department of Energy is not seeking comments on the information in this notice and EERE will not respond to questions concerning this Notice. Once the FOA has been released, EERE will provide an avenue for potential Applicants to submit questions. Applications are not being accepted at this time. Any information contained in this notice is subject to change.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342772
Low-Income Community Solar Subscription Platform RFI $1.00

This Request for Information (RFI) is intended to inform the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), on the development of a new platform to manage the enrollment, use, and monitoring of community solar subscriptions for LIHEAP customers.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342753
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Advancing Equity through Workforce Partnerships $1,500,000.00

Background and Context The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO), this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Awards made under this FOA will be funded, in whole or in part, with funds appropriated by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also more commonly known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). Under Section 41007(c)(1), the BIL provides funding to carry out research, development, demonstration, and commercialization activities relating to solar energy technologies, which includes conducting workforce development activities. The activities to be funded under this FOA support the broader government-wide approach to addressing the climate crisis and maximize the benefits of the clean energy transition as the nation works to curb the climate crisis, empower workers, and advance environmental justice. Program Purpose This FOA supports the administration goals laid out above by supporting the development of workforce programs and partnerships that will facilitate the continued deployment of solar energy technologies, while supporting an inclusive workforce with opportunities for career advancement, including through union membership. As part of the whole-of-government approach to advance equity and encourage worker organizing and collective bargaining, this FOA and any related activities will seek to encourage meaningful engagement and participation of labor unions and underserved communities and underrepresented groups, including consultation with Tribal Nations. Areas of Interest SETO will consider and evaluate a variety of multi-stakeholder high-road training partnership proposals under this FOA. Projects should primarily relate to PV solar deployment and associated careers including in installation, system design, operations and maintenance (O&M), electrical work, project management, sales, and business operations. Proposals focused on manufacturing for solar PV modules and other equipment will be considered, but is not expected to be the primary area of focus for the funding program. Proposals related to CSP or other solar-thermal heating systems will not be considered.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342750
Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002813, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Building Energy Codes (Section 40511): Resilient and Efficient Codes Implementation (RECI) $2.00

Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002813, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Building Energy Codes (Section 40511): Resilient and Efficient Codes Implementation (RECI). Please see https://eere-exchange.energy.gov for more information.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342621
Fiscal Year 2022 Solar Manufacturing Incubator Funding Opportunity Announcement $20,000,000.00

Fiscal Year 2022 Solar Manufacturing Incubator Funding Opportunity Announcement This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is being issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). This funding program seeks to invest in innovative research and development (R&D) as well as research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) projects that enable continued cost reductions, while developing next-generation solar technologies and boosting American solar manufacturing, especially in cadmium telluride (CdTe) photovoltaics. These projects will support the scaling of affordable solar generation and facilitate secure, reliable integration of solar electricity into the nation’s energy grid to ultimately benefit the U.S. economy. The research and development (R&D) activities to be funded under this FOA will support the government-wide approach to the climate crisis by driving the innovation that can lead to the deployment of clean energy technologies, which are critical for climate protection. Specifically, this FOA will develop and demonstrate new technologies enabling fast deployment of large amounts of solar generation into the grid.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342404
Challenges and Opportunities for Vehicle Photovoltaics $2.00

Challenges and Opportunities for Vehicle Photovoltaics The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) [and Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO)] are requesting information on technical and commercial challenges and opportunities for vehicle-integrated photovoltaic systems.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342289