2020 & 2021 Annual Merit Reviews
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) held its 2020 Annual Merit Review (AMR) virtually on June 1-4, 2020.
The 2021 Annual Merit Review will be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., on June 21-24, 2021. More information will be available early in 2021.
Merit Review Presentations
Merit Review Reports
About the Annual Merit Review
At the VTO AMR, advanced vehicle technologies projects funded by VTO are presented and reviewed for their merit. Reviewers come from a variety of backgrounds, including current and former members of the vehicles industry, academia, National Laboratories, and government. Each reviewer evaluates a set of projects based on how much they contribute to or advance the Energy Department’s missions and goals. The reviewer considers the project’s breadth, depth, appropriateness, accomplishments, and potential. The final reviews are described in the Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review Reports.