The Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program will be issuing Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) number DE-FOA-0000414, U.S. Offshore Wind: Removing Market Barriers.
This FOA will fund research activities to address market barriers limiting the deployment of offshore wind energy projects in the United States. These activities will fall within the following Topic Areas:
Topic Area 1: Offshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis
Topic Area 2: Environmental Risk Reduction
Topic Area 3: Manufacturing and Supply Chain Development
Topic Area 4: Transmission Planning and Interconnection Studies
Topic Area 5: Optimized Infrastructure and Operations
Topic Area 6: Resource Characterization and Design Conditions
Topic Area 7: Impact on Electronic Equipment in the Marine Environment
Within the defined topic areas, DOE will fund specific social, environmental and technical analysis, as well as engineering and planning activities required to complete the proposed scope of work.