U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Fuel Cell Technologies Office

DOE Issues Solicitation for On-Board Vehicular Hydrogen Storage R&D

March 28, 2006

The Department of Energy issued a solicitation for applied research and development projects addressing viable hydrogen storage technologies for on-board vehicular applications. Projects may support existing DOE Hydrogen Storage Centers of Excellence or may be independent R&D projects in specific technical topic areas such as materials discovery; engineering science; new synthesis, characterization, and testing techniques; and analysis. The total funding available for all new awards is $6 million.

Additional, updated information for industry, academia, and other interested parties is offered on DOE's E-Center via funding opportunity number DE-PS36-06GO96003P. Additional, updated information for national laboratories is offered on DOE's E-Center via funding opportunity number DE-PS36-06GO96012P.

Please note that the deadline for Preapplication submission has been extended to June 7 to allow potential applicants to consider a new amendment to the solicitation, issued on May 11, 2006. To view the amendment, follow the appropriate link above and scroll to the bottom of the page to "Full Announcement & Other Files."