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Funding Opportunity Number:
Mar 06, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 06, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 13, 2009
Jul 06, 2009
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Research, Development and Analysis
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility:
National Energy Technology Laboratory
Amendment 001 replaces the original FOA posted on
3/6/2009 and contains
multiple changes. Applicants should follow the instructions outlined in
The FOA has been revised to provide some additional technical details as
as clarify the registration process.
As a result, the following sections have been revised 1) Section I-Funding
Opportunity Description 2) Section IV-Application and Submission
and 3) Section V-Application Review Information.
Since these changes do not effect the overall objectives of the FOA, the
closing date for receipt of applications remains unchanged.
YOU MUST REGISTER IN FEDCONNECT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION, ASK QUESTIONS,
PUBLIC ANSWERS, AND RECEIVE NOTIFICATION OF FUTURE UPDATES AND AMENDMENTS
The purpose of this work is to develop, populate, manage, and maintain a
Grid Information Clearinghouse website (i.e. the Clearinghouse). The
Clearinghouse is envisioned as the first-stop shop for public Smart Grid
information. It will contain technical, legislative, and other information
Smart Grid development and practices. It will also direct website users to
other sources for additional information; both sources in the United States
those from other nations leading in Smart Grid development and
Through direct sharing and dissemination of information on knowledge
lessons learned, and best practices, the Clearinghouse will serve to
and facilitate coordination and collaboration in Smart Grid development and
practices. It will also serve as a decision support tool for both State
Federal Regulators, serve as a public forum for information outreach to all
interested parties including the general public, and in general, will
the advancement of the Smart Grid for the benefit of the United States.
All questions must be submitted through FedConnect. Application
Instructions are included in the body of the Funding Opportunity
(FOA) which can be located in the upper right Hand corner of the FedConnect
Home Page for this FOA.
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