U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EERE Financial Opportunities
Recovery Act: Large Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility
Funding: Up to $45,000,000
Open Date: 06/23/2009
Close Date: 08/25/2009
Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000112
This Funding Opportunity Announcement is for the design and construction of a large dynamometer facility for testing 5-15 MW-rated drivetrains, with supporting systems, and the operation and maintenance of these facilities for the benefit of wind stakeholders nationwide.
The proposed facility can be new construction or involve the design and modification of an existing building suitable for electrical, mechanical, and other physical needs associated with a dynamometer test stand. Overhead cranes, access doors, and other facility infrastructure suitable for accommodating associated components and equipment will be required. It is envisioned that the facility will include sufficient office space for permanent staff and visiting users as well as conference rooms, lunch room, restrooms, computer stations, etc.
For more information, see the full solicitation.
Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.