Renewable Energy Research and Development

To conduct balanced research and development efforts in the following energy technologies: solar, biomass, hydrogen fuel cells and infrastructure, wind and hydropower, and geothermal.

Grants will be offered to develop and transfer to the nonfederal sector various renewable energy technologies

credit: The Verge
on a competitive basis.
Submission deadlines will be published in the funding opportunity announcements at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ and http://www.grants.gov.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: Renewable Energy Projects in the following energy technologies: solar, biomass, hydrogen fuel cells and infrastructure, wind and hydropower, and geothermal.

Fiscal Year 2017: Renewable Energy Projects in the following energy technologies: solar, biomass, hydrogen fuel cells and infrastructure, wind and hydropower, and geothermal.

Fiscal Year 2018: Renewable Energy Projects in the following energy technologies: solar, biomass, hydrogen fuel cells and infrastructure, wind and hydropower, and geothermal.


Agency - Department of Energy

The Department of Energy's goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

U04.04
Chemistry
U04.06
Physics




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Nuvista Light & Electric Cooperative, Inc. $ 477,050   2019-10-012023-09-30
Spirit Lake Tribe $ 1,000,000   2019-05-012022-10-31
Colusa Indian Community Council $ 1,167,614   2019-10-012022-09-30
Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes $ 338,491   2019-09-012022-08-31
Newtok Village $ 500,000   2019-03-012022-02-28
Nana Regional Corporation, Inc. $ 1,000,000   2016-09-012021-12-31
Florida Atlantic University $ 2,500,000   2010-09-012021-09-30
Kawerak, Inc. $ 998,771   2016-09-302021-09-30
Calista Corporation $ 967,498   2016-09-302021-09-30
The Coeur D'alene Tribe $ 92,500   2018-10-012021-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Renewable Energy Projects in the following energy technologies: solar, biomass, hydrogen fuel cells and infrastructure, wind and hydropower, and geothermal. Fiscal Year 2017: Renewable Energy Projects in the following energy technologies: solar, biomass, hydrogen fuel cells and infrastructure, wind and hydropower, and geothermal. Fiscal Year 2018: Renewable Energy Projects in the following energy technologies: solar, biomass, hydrogen fuel cells and infrastructure, wind and hydropower, and geothermal.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Assistance may be used to develop and transfer renewable energy technologies to the scientific and industrial communities, State, and local governments.

Assistance may be used to develop and transfer renewable energy technologies to the scientific and industrial communities, State, and local governments.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

For-profit organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, intrastate, interstate, and local agencies and universities may apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility

For-profit organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, intrastate, interstate, State and local agencies and universities will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Application due dates will be posted in the individual funding opportunity announcements posted at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ and http://www.grants.gov.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The cost principles and award regulations that apply to this program are contained in 2 CFR 200 as amended by 2 CFR 910. The application forms must be downloaded from the specific funding opportunity announcement posted on the grants.gov website at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ and http://www.grants.gov/ and submitted per instructions in the funding opportunity announcement.

Award Procedures

All applications which pass an initial review will receive an objective merit review. The objective merit review will be based on evaluation criteria set forth in the competitive solicitation(s) or criteria set forth in 2 CFR Part 200 for Unsolicited Proposals. Evaluations will be conducted by Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) program personnel at DOE Headquarters in Washington, DC. This responsibility may also be delegated to DOE Field Offices. Final decisions will be made by the EERE Assistant Secretary, Deputy Assistant Secretaries, and the Director of the Federal Energy Management Program.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Public Law 111-5 ?American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009?; Public Law 110-234 ?Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008?; Public Law 110?140 ?Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007?; Public Law 109?58 ?Energy Policy Act of 2005?; Public Law 102-486 ?Energy Policy Act of 1992?; Public Law 95-91 ?Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977?; Public Law 95-238, Section 207; American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; Public Law 101-218.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Submission deadlines will be published in the funding opportunity announcements at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ and http://www.grants.gov From 60 to 180 days.

Appeals

Unsuccessful applicants are entitled to a debriefing by DOE program officials with a clear explanation of why the proposal was not accepted for funding.

Renewals

Renewals are subject to review by the headquarters program office and subject to the availability of funds.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory Formula: Title Energy Policy Act 2005, Chapter Section 998. This program has statutorily required cost share percentages based on project type: Education & Outreach 0%, Research & Development 20%, Demonstration and Commercialization 50%. Matching Requirements: This program has statutorily required cost share percentages based on project type: Education & Outreach 0%, Research & Development 20%, Demonstration and Commercialization 50%. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Award project periods range from 1 to 3 years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: No further information is available.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Quarterly progress reports, and a final report at the conclusion of the grant time period.

Quarterly expenditure reports (SF-425), and a final report at the conclusion of the grant time period.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. Audit procedures in accordance with 2 CFR 200 subpart F and the for-profit entity audit requirements in 2 CFR 910.501 In addition, audit requirements need to comply with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and DOE procurement procedures.

Records

Record retention per 2 CFR 200.

Financial Information

Account Identification

89-0321-0-1-270.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $245,395,165; FY 17 est $202,114,394; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available - The actual obligation for FY 2015 was a de-obligation (negative amount) of -$109,404,355.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Varies.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

The following list represents an overview of regulations, guidelines, and literature: EERE Federal Register notices; EERE Solicitations, which may be accessed through the EERE homepage at: http://www.eere.energy.gov; DOE Financial Assistance Regulations(2 CFR 200 as amended by 2 CFR 910); and the DOE Guide to Financial Assistance, both of which may be accessed through the DOE Office of Management home page at: http://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2016/02/f29/Merit%20Review%20Guide%20FINAL%20JULY%202013.pdf

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

James Cash 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, Colorado 80401 Email: james.cash@ee.doe.gov Phone: 240-562-1456

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Selection will be based on an objective merit review, program policy factors, the availability of funds, provisions of appropriation laws, reports, and as otherwise specified in specific solicitation document(s) at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.



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