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Silicon Valley Shifting to Power Grid After Solar Sours

By Andrew Herndon & Christopher Martin – Feb 25, 2013 10:34 AM MT Silicon Valley investors that helped build the solar industry are shifting cash into electricity-grid technology and energy-storage developers after bets on panel manufacturers failed to pay off. Companies including VantagePoint Capital Partners and Khosla Ventures are stepping up funding for systems to manage electricity, which are typically less capital […]

The JOBS Act: Could It Create a Two-Tiered System?

By Yahoo! Finance | The Exchange – Thu, Nov 15, 2012 8:21 PM EST By Daniel Gorfine and Ben Miller The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, passed into law in April of this year, has the potential to help startups and small businesses raise capital through numerous, small investments from “the crowd.” This widely discussed crowdfunding exemption is found […]

Energy Department Announces up to $2.5 Million to Deploy Fuel Cell Powered Baggage Vehicles at Commercial Airports

April 25, 2012 As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to reduce America’s reliance on foreign oil, the Energy Department today announced up to $2.5 million available this year to demonstrate and deploy fuel cell electric vehicles for transporting passenger baggage at major U.S. airports. The projects selected for funding will demonstrate first-generation, fuel […]

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DOE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS  Jump to a FOA: FOA Number FOA Title DE-FOA-0000704 In-Water Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) Device Testing Support – Notice of Intent (NOI) DE-FOA-0000661 Regional Test Centers: Validation of Photovoltaic (PV) Modules and Systems DE-SOL-0003846 Reaching $2/Watt Installed Price for Residential Scale Solar DE-FOA-0000699 Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies (SEEDS) Request for […]

Energy Department Announces Up to $2 Million to Collect Data from Hydrogen Fueling Stations and Demonstrate Innovations in Hydrogen Infrastructure Technologies

March 13, 2012 As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to reduce America’s reliance on foreign oil, the Energy Department today announced up to $2 million available this year to collect and analyze performance data for hydrogen fueling stations and advanced refueling components. By collecting data from advanced hydrogen fueling stations, the Energy Department […]

Solyndra Is Blamed as Clean-Energy Loan Program Stalls

Fabrizio Costantini for The New York Times Michael F. Donoughe, chief operating officer of Bright Automotive, which withdrew its application for a government loanand is now shutting down operations to produce a hybrid delivery van. By BILL VLASIC and MATTHEW L. WALD More than $16 billion in loans authorized five years ago by Congress to develop fuel-efficient vehicles has yet to be dispersed, […]

DE-FOA-0000635: SUPERIOR ENERGY PERFORMANCE PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

Apply This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to fund an administrator for a new American National Standards Institute, ANSI, accredited Superior Energy Performance  Program, or SEP.  The SEP program will provide industrial plants and commercial buildings with a roadmap for achieving continual improvement in energy efficiency. Once launched, SEP will provide a transparent, globally accepted […]

DE-FOA-0000651: SUNSHOT INCUBATOR PROGRAM

Apply The SunShot Incubator program is designed to help small businesses make the leap from a great idea to the alpha/prototype phase or to the launch of their project, and thus accelerate the next generation of solar energy products into the market within a few years. Through the Incubator program, SunShot successfully leverages the expertise, […]

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS DOE

 Jump to a FOA: FOA Number FOA Title DE-FOA-0000410 U.S. Offshore Wind: Advanced Technology Demonstration Projects DE-FOA-0000654 Bridging Research Interactions through Collaborative Development Grants in Energy (BRIDGE) DE-FOA-0000615 Advancements in Sustainable Algal Production (ASAP) DE-FOA-0000651 SunShot Incubator Program DE-FOA-0000659 Notice – Pre-solicitation Meeting – Offshore Wind DE-FOA-0000620 Accelerating the Deployment of Energy Efficiency and Renewable […]

DE-FOA-0000673: REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES FOR ROBUST CONTROL OF ENERGY STORAGE

DE-FOA-0000673: REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES FOR ROBUST CONTROL OF ENERGY STORAGE The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI)  is to seek input from researchers and technologists of various backgrounds and representing a broad range of fields and disciplines, with the goal of evaluating novel approaches to providing diagnostic, prognostic, and control capabilities […]

DE-FOA-0000670: OPEN FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT (OPEN FOA)

DE-FOA-0000670: OPEN FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT (OPEN FOA) Apply To address the challenges imposed by the rapidly evolving global energy market, ARPA-E seeks to support transformational research in all areas of energy R&D, including resource identification, extraction, transportation and use, and energy generation, storage, transmission and use in both the transportation and stationary power sectors.  Areas of […]

DE-FOA-0000651: SUNSHOT INCUBATOR PROGRAM

DE-FOA-0000651: SUNSHOT INCUBATOR PROGRAM Apply The SunShot Incubator program is designed to help small businesses make the leap from a great idea to the alpha/prototype phase or to the launch of their project, and thus accelerate the next generation of solar energy products into the market within a few years. Through the Incubator program, SunShot […]