March 27, 2019
Department of Energy Announces $130 Million for Early-Stage Solar Research Project
Source: Energy.gov, March 26 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $130 million for new research to advance early-stage solar technologies. These projects will help to achieve affordable and reliable energy to enhance America’s economic growth and energy security. “Solar is an integral part of the Administration’s ‘all-of-the-above’ energy strategy,” said U.S. Secretary of […]

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March 27, 2019
DOE Announces $70 Million for Cybersecurity Institute for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Source: Energy.gov, March 26 The DOE announced up to $70 million for a Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute to develop technologies that will advance U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, energy efficiency, and innovation. This Institute will focus on early-stage research for advancing cybersecurity in energy efficient manufacturing. The manufacturing and industrial sector consumes about 25% of the […]

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March 25, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Front-End Engineering Design Studies for Carbon Capture Systems
Source: Energy.gov, March 14 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $30 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) for front-end engineering design (FEED) studies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture systems. The projects, funded by the Office of Fossil Energy’s Carbon Capture program will support FEED studies for CO2 systems on both coal and […]

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March 25, 2019
Department of Energy Launches Round Two of $3 Million Solar Manufacturing Prize
Source: Energy.gov, March 22 The U.S. Department of Energy launched the second round of the American-Made Solar Prize, a $3 million competition designed to revitalize U.S. solar manufacturing. The Solar Prize encourages competitors to develop new solutions capable of advancing technologies for the domestic solar market. In February, the 20 semifinalists from round one were announced. The […]

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March 25, 2019
Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Marine Energy Research and Testing Program
Source: Energy.gov, March 22 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced funding to establish a new testing program for marine energy technologies. The U.S. Testing Expertise and Access for Marine Energy Research (TEAMER) Program will bring together capabilities from universities and the national laboratory system to provide marine energy developers ready-access to unique, world-class testing facilities and […]

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March 20, 2019
Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) Program – Clean Energy Fund
Source: Department of Commerce Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) Program – Clean Energy Fund This grant fund is for the continued transformation of the electric transportation market in Washington State. This Program provides grants to Washington local governments and retail electric utilities for charging infrastructure. The ETS Program will prioritize coordination with external and existing […]

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March 19, 2019
US Department of Energy Funding Opportunities and Awards
Source:  U.S. Department of Energy, March 19, 2019. — Nominations for the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Awards are still open. Recognize rising women working in a variety of fields to advance clean energy. Each winner receives an $8,000 award and national recognition. — DOE announced up to $30 million in federal funding for front-end […]

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March 15, 2019
Selected Federal Agency Announcements and Related for the Week of March 11, 2019
The following is a selection of recent announcements gleaned from various federal sources and colleagues and is provided to EDA’s Economic Development Integrators to increase our awareness of complementary resources for economic development. To see more resources, visit EDA’s EDI webpages at www.eda.gov/edi ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLANNING NEW: REDI Program – TA for Rural […]

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March 15, 2019
CleanTech Open Accelerator Applications Open
The annual Cleantech Open accelerator and contest is the oldest and biggest of its kind in the world.  It offers a three month mentoring program, pitch practice, and presentations to active investors–and great networking.  Applications are open now.   I have participated twice in the Cleantech open, in 2009 and again last year.  It is an […]

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