Fossil Energy Research and Development

The mission of the Fossil Energy (FE) Research and Development is to promote the development and use of environmentally and economically superior technologies for supply,conversion, delivery, utilization and reliability constraints of producing and using fossil fuels.

These activities will involve

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cooperation with industry, DOE Laboratories, universities, states, and other government agencies.

Success in this mission will benefit the Nation through lower energy costs, reduced environmental impact, increased technology exports, and reduced dependence on insecure energy sources.

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.

Office - None.

National Energy Technology Laboratory, Acquisition & Assistance Division; P.O.

Box 10940, Mail Stop 921-107, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA; 15236-0940.

For Unsolicited Proposals, E-mail John Augustine at john.augustine@netl.doe.gov.

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Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Duke University $ 167,337   2019-09-012022-08-31
Old Dominion University $ 400,000   2019-09-012022-08-31
Florida International University $ 400,000   2019-09-012022-08-31
University Of North Dakota $ 400,000   2019-09-012022-08-31
Regents Of The University Of California At Riverside $ 400,000   2019-09-012022-08-31
North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University $ 400,000   2019-08-152022-08-14
University Of North Dakota $ 399,238   2019-08-012022-07-31
Georgia Tech Research Corporation $ 399,706   2019-07-012022-06-30
Carnegie Mellon University $ 400,000   2018-09-102021-09-09
University Of Missouri System $ 400,000   2018-09-012021-08-31



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2015: 105 awards. Fiscal Year 2016: 73 projected awards. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Emphasis is on fundamental and applied research and technology development .

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

States, local governments, universities, governmental entities, consortia, nonprofit institutions, commercial corporations, joint Federal/Industry corporations, U.S.

Territories, and individuals are eligible to apply.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Federal, State, local governments, universities, consortia, nonprofit institutions, commercial corporations, joint Federal/Industry corporations, and individuals will benefit.

Credentials/Documentation

Prior successful research and development experience in the fossil energy field and related areas. 2 CFR 200 Subpart E-Cost Principles applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

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. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Adminstrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The application forms must be downloaded from the specific funding opportunity announcement posted on the Grants.gov web-site: http://www.grants.gov. Unsolicited Proposals (USP) should be submitted in accordance with the instructions posted at the following web site: http://www.netl.doe.gov/business/usp/USPGuide.pdf This program is subject to the provisions of FAR 15.6.

Award Procedures

DOE opportunity announcement set forth award procedures. Unsolicited proposals will be evaluated by DOE personnel assigned to the specific area with merit reviews as required. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Deadlines

Dec 30, 2012: Deadlines are subject to change, Please check with contact person(s) listed. Deadlines vary and are subject to change. There are deadlines stated in the financial assistance opportunity announcement (FOA) posted at http://www.grants.gov For USP, there are no deadlines.

Authorization

Public Law 95-91 DOE Organization Act of 1977, as amended by Public Law 109-58 Energy Policy Act 2005. Federal Nonnuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-557; Energy Policy and Conservation Act, Public Law 94-163.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Approximately 90 to 180 days.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

Awards may be amended or extended as required.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. Varies with each award instrument (grant, cooperative agreement, interagency agreement, etc). MOE requirements are not applicable to this program. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

The time period for a grant or cooperative agreement is dependent upon FOA and the individual project award. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: TBD.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Quarterly progress and financial reports are required.

The final scientific/technical report is typically due within 90 calendar days after the grant or cooperative agreement project period ends.

No cash reports are required.

Quarterly progress and financial reports are required.

The final scientific/technical report is due within 90 calendar days after the grant or cooperative agreement project period ends.

TBD.

TBD.

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. In addition, audits will be performed periodically to ensure funds have been applied in accordance with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Such audits may include a project cost verification, on overhead rate review, and/or a final closeout audit

Records

Required by grant and cooperative agreement award document.

Financial Information

Account Identification

89-0224-0-1-271.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 15 $441,763,487; FY 16 est $357,945,926; and FY 17 est $485,747,344

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Award size varies according to the funding opportunity announcement . A majority of the active projects are in the range from $200,000 to $10,000,000+.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

DOE Assistance Regulations, 2 CFR 910; Federal Acquisition Regulation 15.6, Unsolicited Proposals; Guide to Unsolicited Proposals:http:// www.netl.doe.gov/business/ups/unsol.html

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None. National Energy Technology Laboratory, Acquisition & Assistance Division; P.O. Box 10940, Mail Stop 921-107, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA; 15236-0940. For Unsolicited Proposals, E-mail John Augustine at john.augustine@netl.doe.gov.

Headquarters Office

Miranda Johnson, 1000 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20623 Email: Miranda.Johnson@hq.doe.gov Phone: (202) 586- 7661.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Criteria varies according to the specific funding opportunity announcements. Typically the selection criteria includes criteria related to merit of the technical work proposed, the reasonableness and thoroughness of the technical approach, the quality of the technical capabilities, facilities and personnel involved in the scope of work, and the thoroughness of the project management plan.



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