Request for Information on Electrified Airplane Integration Retrofit Powertrains Learnings And Novel Electric Port & Operations Related Technologies (E-AIRPLANE/PORT)

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
April 5th, 2024
Close Date
May 31st, 2024
Total Funding
$0.00
Award Ceiling
$0.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
0
Opportunity No.
DE-FOA-0003359

Agency

Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (DOE-ARPAE)

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Procurement Contract

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Additional Information

https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov

Summary

The Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPA-E) has posted a Request for Information (RFI) titled "Electrified Airplane Integration Retrofit Powertrains Learnings And Novel Electric Port & Operations Related Technologies (E-AIRPLANE/PORT)". This RFI is not seeking applications for financial assistance and does not constitute a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) at this time. The purpose of this RFI is to gather input for a potential ARPA-E program focused on the feasibility and impact of retrofitting an existing aircraft with electric powertrains developed under ARPA-E's Aviation-class Synergistically Cooled Electric-motors with iNtegrated Drives (ASCEND) program. The goal is to achieve a full integration of the electric powertrain with the aircraft and demonstrate its full functionality. ARPA-E is particularly interested in groundbreaking technologies that enable the integration of an electric powertrain into the aircraft's main electrical and propulsion systems, as well as opportunities in airport electrification. The RFI aims to identify potential participants and gather insights to inform the development of a future funding opportunity focused on this transformative technology. To participate, interested parties should submit their responses in PDF format to the email address ARPA-E-RFI@hq.doe.gov by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 31, 2024. For more information and detailed instructions, please refer to the RFI available at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov.

Description

This is a Request for Information (RFI) only. This RFI is not accepting applications for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible formulation of future programs. The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to solicit input for a potential ARPA-E program focused on the feasibility and impact of retrofitting an existing aircraft with electric powertrains developed under ARPA-E’s Aviation-class Synergistically Cooled Electric-motors with iNtegrated Drives (ASCEND) program for a full integration with the aircraft and to show full functionality of the electric powertrain. ARPA-E is interested in groundbreaking technologies needed for a full integration of an electric powertrain into the aircraft main electrical and propulsion systems, as well as opportunities in airport electrification. This RFI aims to identify potential participants and gather insights to inform the development of a future funding opportunity focused on this transformative technology. To view the RFI in its entirety, please visit https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant