National Industrial Competitiveness through Energy, Environment, and Economics
This program is in close-out. Financial assistance will not be provided in the future.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Department of Energy
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
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”, Public Law 95-91
Energy Policy Act of 1992, as amended, Public Law 102-486
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Both state and local governments benefited from these grants. Commercial firms with expertise in waste reduction and pollution prevention, large and small businesses, and others in the business of preventing pollution and energy conserving technologies also benefited.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. NICE3 is in close-out mode. There is no appropriation for grant project funding.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Unsuccessful applicants from the competitive solicitation were entitled to a debriefing by DOE program officials with a clear explanation of why the proposal was not accepted for funding.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Access to process implementation and efficiency data must be available for 10 years after project completion to measure performance against expectation and to support commercialization of the technology.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Projects covered a period of up to 3 years with release of funding subject to work progress. Access to process implementation and efficiency data is to be available for 10 years after project completion to measure performance against expectation and to support commercialization of the technology. Not Applicable
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
15013 Denver West Parkway
Golden, CO 80401 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects