U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Vehicle Technologies Office
FY08 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide FOA
Funding: $13 million
Open Date: 02/29/2008
Close Date: 05/06/2008
Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Funding Number: DE-PS26-08NT01045-00
This funding opportunity from the Department of Energy's Vehicle Technologies Program focuses on three areas of interest:
- Solid State Energy Conversion for Vehicular Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), and Waste Heat Recovery: The objective of this area of interest is to accelerate development of recently emerging high-efficiency thermoelectric (TE) modules that pump heat in either direction to provide the HVAC function in vehicles.
- Materials and Manufacturing Technologies for High Energy Lithium-ion Batteries: The objective of this area of interest is to speed the development and deployment of advanced lithium-ion batteries for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
- Fleet Evaluation and Factory Installation of Aerodynamic Heavy-Duty Truck Trailers: The objective of this area of interest is to accelerate the development, implementation, and commercialization of advanced aerodynamic trailers for heavy-duty trucks that substantially improve fuel economy and reduce petroleum consumption.
Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.