U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Solar Utility Networks: Replicable Innovations in Solar Energy (SUNRISE)
Funding: Up to $12M Total
Open Date: 02/15/2013
Close Date: 04/24/2013
Funding Organization: SunShot Initiative
Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000865
SUNRISE is being issued by DOE to solicit applications for two (2) topic areas. Topic A is to enable utilities to develop long-term strategic plans that integrate high levels of renewable energy generation and ensure reliable real-time power systems operations under high renewable penetration. Topic B is to provide technical assistance for capacity-building activities regarding utility-scale photovoltaic planning and installation.
The two (2) FOA topics are intended to support two types of entities: those that are experienced in solar PV resource management, interconnection, and deployment; and those that have little to no experience in photovoltalics (PV) deployment, management and interconnection.
Under this FOA, applicants are invited to propose work scope in either Topic A or Topic B or both to be reviewed and considered for award. Within Topic A, applicants can choose either A-1 or A-2 or both to address in their proposal to be reviewed and considered for award. For a more detailed explanation for each topic area and a breakdown of each requirement, please see the FOA.
For more information, see the full solicitation.
- Submission Deadline for Concept Papers - March 08, 2013
- Expected Date for Response to Concept Papers - March 20, 2013
- Deadline for Questions - April 21, 2013
- Submission Deadline for Full Applications - April 24, 2013
Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.