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.

Types of funding announcements include:

Current Water Power funding opportunities:

Technology Area

Type of Funding

Solicitation Title

Open Date

Close Date

Hydropower

RFI

Testing Capabilities and Facilities to Validate Hydropower Technology Innovations

8/24/21

12/7/21

Marine Energy Research Program

Marine and Hydrokinetic Graduate Student Research Program

10/18/21 12/10/21

N/A

Prize

EERE Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize

9/30/21

2/25/22

Hydropower

FOA

Technology Innovation to Increase Hydropower Flexibility

9/30/21

1/21/22

Although WPTO attempts to maintain current information on these solicitations, the official source for funding information is EERE Exchange.

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