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Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement titled Competitive Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) Demonstrations at the Navy's Wave Energy Test Site (WETS)

Open Date: 03/24/2014

Close Date: 03/24/2014

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0001080

Summary:

The purpose of this Notice is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Wind & Water Power Technologies Office (WWPTO), on behalf of the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), intends to issue a FOA titled, "Competitive Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) Demonstrations at the Navy's Wave Energy Test Site (WETS)." Testing, evaluation, and comparison of multiple close to full-scale wave energy conversion (WEC) systems will help industry identify and focus on the most promising device archetypes. This FOA intends to support the deployment of two WEC systems for a period of approximately one year at water depths of approximately 60 and 80 meters at the Navy?s WETS in Kaneohe, HI, for comparison of performance, reliability, and levelized cost of energy (LCOE). NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH THIS NOTICE. Please do not submit questions or respond to this Notice of Intent. EERE will not respond to questions concerning this Notice. Once the FOA has been released, EERE will provide an avenue for potential Applicants to submit questions. Prospective applicants to the FOA should begin developing partnerships, formulating ideas, and gathering data in anticipation of the issuance of this FOA. It is anticipated that this FOA will be posted in the second quarter of calendar year 2014. All of the information contained in this Notice is subject to change.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Last updated: 05/16/2014

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.