On November 22, 2016, FEMP issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) on the EERE Exchange titled Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2017.
The AFFECT 2017 FOA (DE-FOA-0001667) will provide grants to U.S. federal agencies for projects in three topic areas:
- Combined heat and power
- Renewable energy
- Energy efficiency deep retrofits.
Applicants will be asked to show how the proposed project results are conducive to broader adoption at other federal facilities, impacting the direction, strategy, and thinking of the agency to engage in similar efforts at other federal facilities. The anticipated total funding level for AFFECT 2017 is $3 million, subject to appropriations, with anticipated funding per award to be between approximately $100,000 and $1 million.
Letters of intent (LOI) are due by December 22, 2016, and full applications are due by January 30, 2017.
Applicants must submit a LOI to be eligible to submit a full application. To apply for AFFECT 2017, applicants must register with and submit application materials through EERE Exchange. Send direct questions regarding this FOA to FOA.AFFECT4@ee.doe.gov.