U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EERE Financial Opportunities
Solar Manufacturing Technology (SolarMat)
Open Date: 04/24/2013
Close Date: 05/03/2013
Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000862
Amendment II: The purpose of this amendment is to add Section II.H. Payment, to clarify the intended method of reimbursement for awards made under this Funding Opportunity Announcement. Please see Section II.H on page 19.
Amendment I: The purposes of this amendment are to: 1) Modify the submission deadline for the full applications for this FOA to 5/3/2013; and 2) Modify the deadline for submitting questions regarding this FOA to 4/26/2013.
The solar industry has entered a phase of consolidation, thereby reducing or eliminating available funds for developing and adopting new manufacturing technology. This funding opportunity intends to spur PV and CSP manufacturing in the U.S. by aiding the development of innovative cost reducing and/or efficiency increasing technology in the manufacturing processes. Ideally, this opportunity will create the next generation of solar industry-standard manufacturing technology.
For more information, see the full solicitation.
Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.