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Recovery Act: Deployment of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems, District Energy Systems, Waste Energy Recovery Systems, and Efficient Industrial Equipment

Funding: Approximately $156 million

Open Date: 06/02/2009

Close Date: 07/14/2009

Funding Organization: U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Technologies Program

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000044


The U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) has issued a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) titled “Recovery Act: Deployment of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems, District Energy Systems, Waste Energy Recovery Systems, and Efficient Industrial Equipment” (PDF 368 KB) Download Adobe Reader. This FOA is supported with funds appropriated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The purpose of this FOA is to solicit applications for cost-shared projects that will deploy sustainable energy infrastructure projects and energy efficient industrial technologies. The deadline for this opportunity is July 14, 2009, 8:00 PM ET.  

This FOA will enable deployment of industrial technologies that provide 25% or greater improvement in energy efficiency over the currently-utilized equipment. The result will be deployment of technologies that will increase our national energy security, provide construction and manufacturing jobs, and build markets for skilled green construction. Approximately $156 million in DOE funding is expected to be available for new awards under this announcement, and all funds are expected to be expended from 1 to 3 years from the date of award.  

There are four areas of interest: 

  1. Combined Heat and Power
  2. District Energy Systems
  3. Industrial Waste Energy Recovery 
  4. Efficient Industrial Equipment

Additional Information:

Applications for this FOA should be submitted through FedConnect. Please access the information on this FOA by "Search Public Opportunities” and entering Reference Number DE-FOA-0000044.  

Prior to submitting an application, applicants must first register with FedConnect. Applicants are encouraged to register as soon as possible in order to be eligible to apply for this solicitation without delay. Learn more about submitting applications via FedConnect (PDF 1.4 MB) Download Adobe Reader

In order to register with FedConnect, you will need the following:

  • Your company's Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number. Visit the DUNS Web site to search for your company's DUNS or request a new number.
  • A federal Central Contractor Registration (CCR) account. Register at the CCR Web site before continuing with your FedConnect registration.
  • Possibly your company's CCR Marketing Partner ID Number (MPIN). If you are the first person to register, FedConnect will create a company account and you will need to supply this number. To find out who in your company knows the MPIN number, visit the CCRWeb site and click Search CCR. Once you have found your company, locate the Electronic Business Point of Contact.    

Contact the FedConnect Help Desk with any questions related to the registration process.    

For information about other funding opportunities visit ITP’s active solicitations page. Also see EERE's American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Web site and DOE’s Recovery and Reinvestment Web site.  

Last updated: 06/04/2009

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.