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FEMP Releases AFFECT Funding Opportunity Announcement

November 5, 2013 - 12:00am

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On November 5, 2013, the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on the EERE Exchange titled “Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT).”  

The AFFECT FOA (DE-FOA-0000901) will provide direct funding to U.S. Federal agencies for the development of combined heat and power or renewable energy capital projects at agency facilities. The anticipated total funding level for AFFECT is $5 million, with anticipated funding per award to be between approximately $50,000 and $1 million.  

Letters of intent (LOI) are due by December 10, 2013, and full applications are due by February 18, 2014. Applicants must submit a LOI to be eligible to submit a full application. To apply to AFFECT, applicants must register with and submit application materials through the EERE Exchange. Send direct questions regarding this FOA to AFFECT@go.doe.gov.  

Updated information will be posted on the Call for Projects page of the FEMP website as it becomes available.  

Key Deadlines

  • December 10, 2013: Letters of intent due
  • February 18, 2014: Full applications due
  • April 29, 2014: Award selections made
  • June 10, 2014: Grant awards initiated    

Informational Webinar – November 12, 2013 (2pm EST)

A one-hour informational webinar on the AFFECT FOA will be held at 2 p.m. Eastern time on November 12, 2013.  Details regarding the program will be reviewed and attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions.  All registrants will receive detailed instructions on how to log on prior to the webinar.  For more information regarding the webinar, contact Susan Courtney at https://apps1.eere.energy.gov/eere_site_admin/activedit5/inc/scourtney@energetics.com  or 703-250-2862.  

Register for the webinar

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