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Hydropower Advancement Project (HAP) - Standard Assessments to Increase Generation and Value

Open Date: 04/12/2012

Close Date: 06/14/2012

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000700


The Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Power Program, is seeking applications from hydropower professionals to participate in the Hydropower Advancement Project (HAP) standard assessments activity. The HAP standard assessments will identify opportunities to increase generation and value at existing hydropower facilities.

Through this FOA, DOE will select teams to perform these standard assessments. The selected teams will perform HAP standardized assessments as described herein and per the HAP documents associated with the standard assessments. The HAP documents are available at and include the following:

  1. Hydropower Technology Taxonomy (HTT)
  2. Best Practices Catalog (BPC)
  3. Assessment Manual

The selected teams will receive financial assistance in the form of a cooperative agreement and will complete HAP standardized assessments at five or more hydropower facilities. Assessment teams that are selected will be required to attend the HAP standard assessment training planned for October, 2012, and then to perform multiple HAP standard assessments as described herein and per the HAP documents.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Last updated: 04/24/2012

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.