Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy January 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

External Peer Review Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01438
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
All programs within the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy are required to undertake rigorous, objective peer review of their funded projects on a regular basis in order to ensure and enhance the management, relevance, effectiveness, and productivity of those projects. The Wind Energy Technologies Office intends to hold an External Peer Review in Arlington, VA, on February 14-16, 2017. An External Peer Review Panel will review current and recently completed projects and provide feedback on technical, scientific, and business merit; the actual or anticipated results; and the productivity and management effectiveness of projects. The review panel will also assess the potential impact of projects on the wind power industry and identify additional research initiatives and resources that may prove to be advantageous in the future. Principal Investigators, expert reviewers, Wind Energy Technologies Office staff, and contract support staff will be in attendance during the review meeting. The event is open to the public based upon space availability.
External Peer Review Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01437
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
All programs within the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy are required to undertake rigorous, objective peer review of their funded projects on a regular basis in order to ensure and enhance the management, relevance, effectiveness, and productivity of those projects. The Water Power Technologies Office intends to hold an External Peer Review in Arlington, VA, on February 14-16, 2017. An External Peer Review Panel will review current and recently completed projects and provide feedback on technical, scientific, and business merit; the actual or anticipated results; and the productivity and management effectiveness of projects. The review panel will also assess the potential impact of projects on the water power industry and identify additional research initiatives and resources that may prove to be advantageous in the future. Principal Investigators, expert reviewers, Water Power Technologies Office staff, and contract support staff will be in attendance during the review meeting. The event is open to the public based upon space availability.
Request for Information-Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development of Hydropower in Undeveloped Stream Reaches of the United States; Notice of Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: 2017-01037
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-18
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
On November 9, 2016, the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) within the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register to invite input from the public regarding challenges and opportunities associated with hydropower development in undeveloped stream-reaches. The WPTO is reopening the comment period until February 10, 2017, to provide interested parties with additional time to submit comments.
Innovative Pathways Funding Opportunity Announcement
Document Number: 2017-00664
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) Technology-to-Market (T2M) team is issuing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0001703) entitled Innovative Pathways. This FOA is seeking to surface new testable and scalable ways to alleviate common structural challenges facing promising new energy technologies on the pathway to market.