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Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED)

Open Date: 02/20/2013

Close Date: 04/24/2013

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000856


II. The purposes of this Amendment are to:

  1. Extend the deadline for questions from 4/16/2013 to 4/19/2013; and
  2. Extend the submission deadline for Full Applications from 4/19/2013 5:00 pm EST to 4/24/2013 5:00 pm EST.

I. The purposes of this Amendment are to:

  1. Modify "Topic Area or Topic Areas" title and instructions on Page 7 of the FOA; and
  2. Modify "Milestones and Deliverables (5 pages max., PMP template may be used)" on page 34.

The Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that is being issued by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking applications that help to support the increased power system research, development, and analytical capacity while simultaneously growing the expertise and preparedness of current and incoming electric utility sector professionals for high penetrations of solar and other distributed energy technologies. In order to achieve this joint capability and human capacity development, GEARED will support two activities: training consortia that focus on quickly bringing their findings into training and educational initiatives; and a national coordination network that will link these consortia to one another and other relevant power system R&D and training activities.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Last updated: 04/19/2013

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.