DOE Grants Target Distributed Wind Power Projects

[] On January 11, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind and Hydropower Program announced two funding opportunities for distributed wind technologies. The first funding opportunity is a grant for the development of components for distributed wind technologies. The grant will divide USD$1.4 million among three recipients. The period of performance for this grant is two to three years. A 30 percent cost share is required. Applications for this grant must be submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Golden Field Office in Golden, Colorado, by 8 p.m. Eastern Time, March 14. The second grant is for concept studies for distributed wind technologies. This $300,000 grant will also be divided among three recipients. Its period of performance is one to one and a half years. Cost share is encouraged but not required. Grant applications for the concept studies must be submitted to the Golden Field Office by 8 p.m. Eastern Time on March 2. For grant applications and more information on both funding opportunity announcements, go to click on “Grant Opportunities,” and look for the announcements listed under January 11, for the Department of Energy, or perform a key word search for “wind.” Information Courtesy of the American Wind Energy Association
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