Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technology Deployment, Demonstration and Commercialization


This program provides financial assistance for the technology deployment, demonstration, and commercialization of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy technologies. This includes Biomass, Building Technologies, Federal Energy Management, Geothermal Technologies, Projects involving Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Infrastructure Technologies, Industrial Technologies, Solar Energy Technologies, Vehicle Technologies, Weatherization and Intergovernmental, and Wind and Hydropower technologies.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of Energy
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Law 111-5 “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009”; Public Law 110–140 “Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007”; Public Law 109–58 “Energy Policy Act of 2005”; Public Law 102-486 “Energy Policy Act of 1992”; Public Law 95-91 “Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977”
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Anyone who meets the requirements specified in the funding opportunity announcement at may apply.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries are states and local governments and other public and private institutions.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application forms must be downloaded from the specific funding opportunity announcement posted on the website at and submitted per instructions in the funding opportunity announcement. Applicants must register with FedConnect to submit their application. FedConnect website: Submission deadlines will be published in the funding opportunity announcement at It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify successful transmission.
Award Procedure
Applications which pass an initial review will receive an objective merit review. An objective Merit Review Committee will evaluate applications in accordance with the evaluation criteria set forth in the competitive solicitation.
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Unsuccessful applicants from the competitive solicitation are entitled to a debriefing by DOE program officials with a clear explanation of why the proposal was not accepted for funding.
Renewals are subject to review by the DOE Project Management Center and the headquarters program office and subject to the availability of funds.
How are proposals selected?
Awards are restricted to the entities listed in the "Applicant Eligibility" portion of this program listing. All election criteria will conform to EISA 2007, EPACT 1992 and 2005, and ARRA 2009 requirements as applicable to the specific project authorization.
How may assistance be used?
No information provided.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Audit procedures in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-133. In addition, audit requirements need to comply with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 and DOE procurement procedures as well as with 10 CFR 600.
In accordance with the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, EPACT 1992 and 2005, ARRA 2009 and DOE procurement procedures. Access to process implementation and efficiency data may be required to be available for 10 years after project completion to measure performance against expectation and support commercialization of the technology. The grantee is expected to maintain records to fulfill auditing needs.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. 50%. Federal funds may be awarded to applicants that can match DOE Federal funds at 50 percent. Other matching requirements may be determined by specific legislation or as allowed by the Secretary of Energy

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
No information provided. No information provided.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
James Cash
15013 Denver West Parkway
Golden, CO 80401 US
Phone: 240-562-1456
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$0.00; FY 16$0.00; - All obligations under this program will be made with Recovery Act funds. This program has not had funds other than ARRA obligated to it. These funds must be expended by September 30, 2015. All funding associated with ARRA and this CFDA Program expired on 09/30/2015.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
DOE financial assistance Rules and 10 CFR 600 applies.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2016 This CFDA Program was funded with ARRA money, which expired on 09/30/2015. No funding has been added to this program since. This CFDA Program was funded with ARRA money, which expired on 09/30/2015. No funding has been added to this program since.
Fiscal Year 2018 This program was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. All ARRA funds expired on 09/30/2015. This program may, or may not receive funding in future periods.


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