Opportunity: Recovery Act FOA: Wind University R&D Consortium

Description 

This funding opportunity announcement will fund consortia between institutions of higher learning and industry that will perform focused research on critical wind energy challenges. The funding will be focused on two complementary areas, but not separate topics: (1) Partnerships for Wind Research and Turbine Reliability ¿ universities in regions of the country with strong, consistent wind resources are encouraged to partner with industry to establish facilities/equipment and a research agenda necessary to study major challenges facing today¿s wind industry, as outlined in the DOE¿s ¿20% Wind Energy by 2030¿ report. (2) Wind Energy Research & Development ¿ university R&D to advance material design, performance measurements, analytical models, and industry partnerships; R&D should aim to improve power systems operations, maintenance, or repair operations, wind turbine and/or component manufacturing, and interdisciplinary system integration. Maximum award for applicants to address both areas is $12M, with a minimum cost sharing of 10%.

Overview 
Reference number: DE-FOA-0000090
Issue date: 05/29/2009
Response due: 07/29/2009 11:59 PM ET

Set Aside:
NAICS:
PSC / FSC: 0000

Agency: DOE

Contracting office:

Golden Field Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Golden Field Office
1617 Cole Blvd.
Golden, CO 80401-3393


Place of Performance:




Contact: Sara Wilson
Phone:
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Email: sara.wilson@go.doe.gov

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