The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) announced the Fiscal Year 2022 Photovoltaics Research and Development (PVRD) funding opportunity, which will award $29 million in funding for projects that reduce costs and supply chain vulnerabilities, further develop durable and recyclable solar technologies, and advance perovskite photovoltaic (PV) technologies toward commercialization. Of the $29 million, $10 million will be funded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to increase the reuse and recycling of solar energy technologies.
Minority serving institutions, minority business enterprises, minority owned businesses, woman owned businesses, veteran owned businesses, tribal colleges and universities, community colleges or entities located in an underserved community are encouraged to apply as the prime applicant or participate on an application as a proposed partner to the prime applicant.
|FOA Issue Date:||7/14/2022|
|Submission Deadline for Letter of Intent:||08/03/2022 5:00pm ET|
|Submission Deadline for Concept Papers:||08/12/2022 5:00pm ET|
|Submission Deadline for Full Applications:||10/15/2022 5:00pm ET|
|Expected Submission Deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments:||11/16/2022 5:00pm ET|
|Expected Date for EERE Selection Notifications:||December 2022|
|Expected Timeframe for Award Negotiations:||January 2022 – April 2023|
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