U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

EERE Financial Opportunities

Solicitations for Business, Industry, and Universities

The majority of Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) financial opportunities are for business, industry, and universities.

To explore current EERE financial assistance solicitations and solicitation-related requests, click on the titles in the table below. If you are searching for listings in a particular technology area, be sure to also look at those labeled "crosscutting." These apply to more than one technology area.

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Technology Solicitation Title Open Date Close Date
Solar Physics of Reliability: Evaluating Design Insights for Component Technologies in Solar 2 (PREDICTS2) 12/01/2014 03/12/2015
Water Power RFI: Program Strategy to Advance Marine and Hydrokinetics 02/12/2015 03/20/2015
Water Power Marine and Hydrokinetic Systems Performance Advancement II (SPA II): Component Metric Validation 01/09/2015 03/26/2015
Solar-
Sunshot
Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar PV (SHINES) 10/29/2014 03/26/2015
Vehicle Technologies FY 2015 Vehicle Technologies Office Incubator 01/13/2015 03/30/2015
WIP-
State Energy
State Energy Program 2015 Competitive Awards 01/20/2015 03/31/2015
Manufacturing Notice of Intent : Next Generation of Electric Machines 02/04/2015 04/04/2015
Vehicle Technologies Fiscal Year 2015 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement 01/22/2015 04/10/2015
Crosscutting Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP) 02/11/2015 04/16/2015
Solar-
Sunshot
SUNSHOT TECHNOLOGY TO MARKET (INCUBATOR ROUND 10, SOLARMAT ROUND 3, SUNPATH ROUND 2) 01/29/2015 04/22/2015
Solar-
Sunshot
Solar Powering America by Recognizing Communities (SPARC) 02/05/2015 04/27/2015
Wind Program-
Wind
Notice of Intent for FOA DE-FOA-0001214: U.S. WIND MANUFACTURING: LARGER BLADES TO ACCESS GREATER WIND RESOUR 02/20/2015 05/20/2015
Manufacturing Notice of Intent: Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute on Smart Manufacturing: Advanced Sensors, Controls, Platforms, and Modeling for Manufacturing 12/11/2014 Not Available
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Notice of Intent to Issue FOA DE-FOA-0001224 titled Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Research, Development, and Demonstrations 01/22/2015 Not Available

For more information about obtaining funding for the opportunities listed above, see How to Apply.

For information on loan guarantees, see DOE's Loan Guarantee Program. Also see the recent Request for Information on loan guarantee solicitations.

In addition, EERE participates in DOE small business programs. To learn more about these programs, see the website of the Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program.

Outside of EERE, some federal laboratories offer subcontract opportunities to business, industry, and university groups. See the laboratory subcontract section for more information. In addition, other government agencies frequently offer opportunities relevant to EERE technologies. For more information, see related solicitations.