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Funding Opportunity Number:
Jul 12, 2010
Jul 12, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Aug 16, 2010
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Aug 16, 2010
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
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Renewable Energy Research and Development
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Golden Field Office
The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 (Public Law 111-85, October 28, 2009) provides for the following:
SEC. 506. Specific projects contained in the report of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives accompanying this Act (H. Rept. 111-203) that are considered congressional earmarks for purposes of clause 9 of rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives, when intended to be awarded to a for-profit entity, shall be awarded under a full and open competition.
Accordingly, the Conference Report (H.Rpt. 111-278, September 30, 2009) identifies two (2) specific Congressionally-Directed Projects (CDPs) that were targeted for award to for-profit entities as follows:
Research and Development of Liquid Carriers for Hydrogen Energy;
Demonstration Plant for Biodiesel Fuels from Low Impact Crops.
In compliance with the Appropriations Act and related conference report, DOE's Golden Field Office is issuing this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled: Offices of Fuel Cell Technologies and Biomass, FY2010 Energy and Water Appropriations Act, Research, Development and Demonstration Projects to solicit applications in the following two (2) Topic Areas:
1. Topic Area 1 - Liquid Carrier Technology for Hydrogen Storage or Delivery, and
2. Topic Area 2 - Biodiesel Fuels from Low-Impact Crops.
Applicants must indicate the topic to which they are applying in their application narrative. Applicants may not submit an application that covers more than one topic area (i.e., separate applications must be submitted for separate topic areas). An applicant should not propose a project that encompasses more than one topic area.