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.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Alaska Energy Authority (inc)||$ 250,000||   ||2016-01-07||2022-05-30|
|Clarkson University||$ 360,000||   ||2016-10-01||2020-09-30|
|Electric Power Group, Llc||$ 700,075||   ||2017-03-15||2020-03-14|
|University Of Texas At Austin||$ 360,000||   ||2016-10-01||2020-01-31|
|Cornell University||$ 360,000||   ||2016-10-01||2019-12-31|
|Grid Protection Alliance Inc.||$ 1,083,367||   ||2017-05-01||2019-09-30|
|General Electric Company||$ 1,855,218||   ||2017-03-20||2019-09-30|
|Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University||$ 358,319||   ||2017-09-06||2019-09-05|
|Electric Power Group, Llc||$ 1,293,095||   ||2017-03-15||2019-03-14|
|Grid Protection Alliance Inc.||$ 2,429,666||   ||2015-10-01||2018-02-28|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Assistance provided as cost-shared cooperative agreements or grants to nonprofit and profit institutions and organizations to develop, demonstrate and transfer technologies, tools, techniques or information developed to utilities, energy companies, energy regulators, state and local governments and other stakeholders.
All types of domestic entities are eligible to apply, such as profit organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, universities, research organizations, and state and local governments.
Profit organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, universities, research organizations, and state and local governments benefit.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The standard application forms as furnished by DOE and required by 2 CFR 200 as amended by 2 CFR 910 must be used to apply for financial assistance, as further specified in competitive solicitation(s). The application forms must be downloaded from the specific funding opportunity announcement posted on the EERE Exchange web site: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ or the Grants.gov web site: http://www.grants.gov/
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 the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability personnel at DOE Headquarters in Washington, DC. This responsibility may also be delegated to DOE Operations Offices and technical experts. Final decisions will be made by the Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.
Public Law 111-5 ?American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009?; 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?; 'Energy Tax Act of 1978', Public Law 95-618; 'Superconductivity and Competitiveness Act of 1988', Public Law 100-697; 'Energy Security Act of 1980Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, Title I, Section 107, Public Law 93-438, 88 Stat. 1240, 42 U.S.C 5817; Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977, as amended, Public Law 95-91, 88 Stat. 1240, 42 U.S.C 7101; Atomic Energy Act, Section 31, Public Law 83- 703, 42 U.S.C 2051; Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, Section 32, Public Law 83-703, 68 Stat. 919, 42 U.S.C 2051', Public Law 96-294.; Energy Tax Act of 1978, Public Law 95-618; Energy Security Act of 1980, Public Law 96-294; Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT), Public Law 102-486; Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), Public Law 110-140; Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT), Public Law 109-58; Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977, as amended, Public Law 95-91.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 60 to 120 days.
Unsuccessful applicants are entitled to a debriefing by DOE program officials with a clear explanation of why the proposal was not accepted for funding.
Grants and cooperative agreements may be modified or extended.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching Requirements: As Specified under Section 988 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and EISA, with exceptions, a minimum of 20% cost share is required for research and development. A minimum of 50% is required for demonstration. Higher cost share may be requested. For education and outreach projects, the statutory cost share is 0%. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Assistance is available for up to five years, as specified in the solicitation. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic funds transfer.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports required as specified in the grant or cooperative agreement.
Typically these reports consist of quarterly progress and a final report at the conclusion of the grant or cooperative agreement time period.
Expenditure reports (SF-425) required as specified in the grant or cooperative agreement.
Typically these reports consist of quarterly expenditure reports and a final report at the conclusion of the grant or cooperative agreement time period.
Performance monitoring is not applicable.
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. Other than for-profit recipients are subject to the audit requirements at 2 CFR 200 subpart F. For-profit recipients are subject to the audit requirements at 2 CFR 910.501
Records retention per 2 CFR 200.
89-0318-0-1-999 - OE Annual Appropriations.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - For fiscal year 2017 (year-to-date) $57,809 has been de-obligated (negative balance -$57,809) from this CFDA program. 2016 $5,000 has been de-obligated (negative balance -$5,000) from this CFDA program. The actual obligation for fiscal year 2015 was a de-obligation (negative balance) of $4,500, or -$4,500.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
The following list represents an overview of regulations, guidelines, and literature: Office of Electricity Delivery and Reliability homepage, at http://www.oe.energy.gov; DOE Financial Assistance Regulations (2 CFR 200); 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
Regional or Local Office
None. U.S. Department of Energy Golden Field Office 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden Colorado 80401 (240) 562-1800 Building Technologies, Industrial Technologies, and Fuel Cells and Infrastructure.
James Cash 15013 Denver West Parkway, Golden, Colorado 80401 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 240-562-1456
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Selection is based on an objective merit review, program policy factors, the availability of funds, provisions of appropriation law and reports and as otherwise specified in specific solicitation document(s) at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.
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