Water Power Funding Opportunities

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The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) funds cutting-edge research and development to advance new hydropower and pumped-storage technologies and drive U.S. leadership in the emerging marine energy field, with the goal of delivering low-cost, reliable power and resiliency to the nation’s electricity grids—which will benefit Americans from coast to coast. Announcements from across the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), including WPTO, are posted on the EERE Exchange. Types of announcements include:

  • Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA)
  • Notice of Intent (NOI)
  • Request for Information (RFI)
  • Notice of Technical Assistance (NOTA)
  • Lab Call (LC)
  • Other

Current Water Power Opportunities on the EERE Exchange

Solicitation TitleOpen DateClose Date

DE-FOA-0001836: INNOVATIVE DESIGN CONCEPTS FOR STANDARD MODULAR HYDROPOWER AND PUMPED-STORAGE HYDROPOWER

8/8/201811/30/2018

For information on federal grants and tax incentives for the purchase and operation of water energy systems, please see the Related Opportunities page.

To explore previous funding opportunities, please visit the Past Opportunities page.