Author: US DOE SETO Staff       Published: 3/10/2022       SETO

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SETO Fiscal Year 2022 Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power Funding Opportunity

Mandatory concept papers for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power (CSP) Research, Development, and Demonstration (RD&D) funding program (DE-FOA-0002630) are due March 16 at 5 p.m. ET.

DOE seeks innovative RD&D projects to accelerate the large-scale development and deployment of solar technologies. This funding opportunity is designed to help decarbonize the energy sector by developing CSP technologies for carbon-free industrial processes in the United States, and next-generation plant designs that will operate at high efficiency with low-cost thermal storage.

SETO expects to make about 8 to 15 awards, each ranging between $750,000 and $6 million, in two topic areas. Diverse teams from universities, federally-funded research and development centers, nonprofit and for-profit companies, community-based organizations, state agencies, and local governments are encouraged to apply.

Learn more about the topic areas and download the funding opportunity.

We look forward to hearing from you.