Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies 4 (SEEDS 4)

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
December 14th, 2023
Close Date
March 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$7,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$2,500,000.00
Award Floor
$1,000,000.00
Expected No. Awards
6
Opportunity No.
DE-FOA-0003226

Agency

Golden Field Office (DOE-GFO)

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Additional Information

https://eere-exchange.energy.gov

Summary

The Golden Field Office of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is offering a funding opportunity for the Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies 4 (SEEDS 4). This opportunity aims to invest in innovative social science research that generates actionable insights to improve large-scale solar (LSS) siting processes and outcomes for host communities, particularly those that are disadvantaged, and the solar industry. The funding opportunity requires cost sharing or matching and falls under the category of Science and Technology and other Research and Development. The estimated total program funding is $7,000,000, with an award ceiling of $2,500,000 and an award floor of $1,000,000. It is expected that there will be 6 awards granted. The opportunity is currently open and the closing date for applications is March 15, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the EERE Funding Opportunity eXCHANGE. For any inquiries, you can contact Stephanie Hodge at stephanie.hodge@ee.doe.gov.

Description

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is being issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to invest in innovative social science research that generates actionable insights to improve large-scale solar (LSS) siting processes and outcomes for host communities—particularly those that are disadvantaged—and the solar industry.

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