ERDC-CERL Issues Broad Agency Announcement for PEM Fuel Cell Backup Power

    November 16, 2009

    The Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) issued a broad agency announcement (BAA) on November 12, 2009, for the demonstration of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells for backup power at federal facilities. This project is funded through a partnership with the Department of Energy (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Program, along with cost share from U.S. Army RDECOM-TARDEC and support from multiple federal host sites.


    The BAA is available electronically at FedBizOpps under solicitation number W9132T10BAA01. Hard copies are not available.


    For consideration for award under FY10 funding, pre-proposals must be submitted no later than December 30, 2009. All responsible sources who are either PEM fuel cell manufacturers or who can provide a signed letter of agreement to work with a PEM fuel cell manufacturer for the supply of fuel cell(s) may submit a proposal for consideration.


    ERDC intends to award firm fixed-price contracts as a result of this BAA announcement. For more information, see the full solicitation announcement.