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    Material Handling and Backup Power Targets for Early Market Fuel Cell Applications

    Open Date: 05/11/2012

    Close Date: 06/30/2012

    Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

    Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000738


    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Fuel Cell Technologies Program, is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from stakeholders on proposed technical and cost targets for fuel cells designed for backup power and material handling applications. Feedback on proposed performance, durability and cost targets, as well as on current status, for these two early market fuel cell applications is sought from developers, manufacturers, end users, and other stakeholders. The targets are intended to meet end user expectations, and are not driven by the operating parameters or constraints of specific technologies.

    This is a Request for Information (RFI) only, issued solely for information and program planning purposes; this RFI does not constitute a formal solicitation for proposals or abstracts. Your response to this notice will be treated as information only. The Department of Energy (DOE) will not provide reimbursement for costs incurred in responding to this RFI. Respondents are advised that DOE is under no obligation to acknowledge receipt of the information received or provide feedback to respondents with respect to any information submitted under this RFI. Reponses to this RFI do not bind DOE to any further actions related to this topic.

    For more information, see the full solicitation.

    Last updated: 05/14/2012

    Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.