DE-FOA-0001545 Request for Information: Challenges and Opportunities for Non-Powered Dam and Pumped Storage Hydropower Development in the U.S.

Funding Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0001545
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Energy
CFDA Number: 81.087
Eligible Applicants Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Agency Name: DOE-GFO
Closing Date: Mar 18, 2016
Award Ceiling: $2
Expected Number of Awards: 0
Creation Date: Feb 24, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The complete RFI can be accessed on the EERE Exchange website at The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to non-powered dams and pumped storage hydropower. EERE is particularly interested in information on challenges related to development, market variability, and how technology affects deployment. This is solely a request for information and not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). As a follow on to this RFI, DOE’s Hydropower Program intends to hold a public workshop where questions in the RFI will be circulated and discussed with attendees. Details regarding this workshop will be provided in a subsequent public notice. This RFI is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA); therefore, EERE is not accepting applications at this time. EERE may issue a FOA in the future based on or related to the content and responses to this RFI; however, EERE may also elect not to issue a FOA. There is no guarantee that a FOA will be issued as a result of this RFI. Responding to this RFI does not provide any advantage or disadvantage to potential applicants if EERE chooses to issue a FOA regarding the subject matter.



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