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(RFI) - Automotive Fuel Cell Cost and Durability Targets

Open Date: 04/01/2013

Close Date: 06/01/2013

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000855

Summary:

Please note, the RFI submission deadline has been extended to June 1, 2013.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from stakeholders on proposed cost targets for fuel cells designed for automotive applications. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from developers, manufacturers, end users, and other stakeholders on proposed cost and durability targets for automotive fuel cell systems. The proposed targets are $40/kW in 2020 and $30/kW for the ultimate target (2030) for automotive fuel cell system cost, and 5000hrs or 150,000 miles for durability. This RFI is not and will not lead directly to a Funding Opportunity Announcement; therefore the DOE is not accepting applications at this time.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Last updated: 04/19/2013

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.