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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program is announcing the release of its FY 2021 SBIR/STTR Phase I topics. Covering the research and development priorities of all EERE’s Technology Offices, wind-specific topics are Technical Solutions to Offshore and Land-Based Wind Siting and Environmental Challenges, and Distributed Wind Technology-Compatible Power Converters for Grid-Connected and Isolated Distributed Energy Systems.

Additionally, EERE’s SBIR/STTR topics continue to promote the transfer of research to advance and create technologies important to its mission through soliciting proposals for Technology Transfer Opportunities. EERE’s FY 2021 topics include a commercialization opportunity for a wind turbine blade design developed by Sandia National Laboratories.

The Topics document is accessible at the DOE SBIR/STTR Program Funding Opportunities Website.

EERE is also pleased to announce the FY 2021 Phase I Release 2 Topics Webinar: Join us on Tuesday, November 17 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. for the Topics Webinar. Registration information will be posted at This is an opportunity for participants to ask the DOE program managers questions about EERE Topics, questions can be submitted with registration.

The SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is scheduled for release on Monday, December 14, 2020. Once posted, the FOA document will be accessible at the DOE SBIR website.