The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) is advancing cutting-edge technology with research and a range of competitive opportunities to modernize the U.S. hydropower fleet and drive U.S. leadership in marine energy, with the goal of delivering low-cost, reliable power, and resiliency to the nation’s electricity grids. 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)
- Request for Information (RFI)
- Notice of Technical Assistance (NOTA)
- Notice of Intent (NOI)
In addition to the EERE Exchange, the U.S. Department of Energy has other funding mechanisms available. Please see the Related Opportunities page.
Current Water Power Opportunities
|Technology Area||Type of Funding||Solicitation Title||Open Date||Close Date|
|Hydropower||Prize||Improving Fish Exclusion from Water Diversions and Intakes Prize||3/6/2019||5/6/2019|
|Hydropower||Prize||Furthering Advancements to Shorten Time Commissioning for Pumped Storage Hydropower Prize||4/1/2019||5/24/2019|
|Hydropower; Marine Energy||FOA||Water Power Technologies Office 2019 Research Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002080||4/1/2019||7/9/2019|
|Hydropower; Marine Energy||FOA||3/22/2019||6/7/2019|
To explore previous funding opportunities, please visit the Past Opportunities page.