ENERGYWERX / DOE
Aug 30, 2023
Nov 16, 2023
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Voucher Provider: September 26, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET
Voucher Recipient: November 7, 2023 at 5:00PM ET
The DOE Voucher Program builds bridges between U.S. entrepreneurs, businesses, technology developers or other relevant partners and third-party voucher providers to advance commercialization and demonstration at scale of innovative energy technologies. Voucher Opportunity (VO-2) enables evaluation of technology performance under certification-relevant operating conditions, accelerated lifetime testing to test for failure modes, and access to advanced modeling and digitization resources.
The first submission window solicits proposals from potential voucher providers. A second submission window will be open soon to solicit requests from potential voucher recipients. Pending availability of funds, additional submission windows may open in the future.
Voucher Projects: Expected max voucher worth $250,000 of work. Vouchers will be distributed as in-kind support, meaning that ENERGYWERX will directly reimburse the voucher provider for the work they have completed on behalf of the voucher recipients. Only work related to specific technology areas will be eligible to receive a voucher under this opportunity. List of eligible technology areas:
- With OCED funding:
- With EERE funding:
Please note that funding is not equally available for all technology areas. Some areas have very limited available funding and DOE expects to run out of money for vouchers in those areas faster than other areas. DOE anticipates issuing approximately 60 vouchers for the technology areas funded by OCED and, in addition, 3 vouchers for the technology areas funded by EERE.
Voucher Providers: Including but not limited to independent engineering and
consulting firms and testing/validation centers.
Voucher Recipients: Limited to for-profit technology development companies that is
working to commercialize or demonstrate at scale a prototype / product that
fits a specific technology vertical of interest for DOE OCED or EERE.