Energy Storage SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity Announcement
April 23rd, 2012
ARPA-E is soliciting proposals for projects to be performed under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs authorized pursuant to Section 9 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. § 638). ARPA-E seeks to fund the development of transformational technologies that reduce the barriers to mass adoption of electrical energy storage for stationary and transportation applications. For stationary applications, this solicitation focuses on two emerging research areas for low-cost stationary energy storage: (1) low-cost, grid-scale storage, particularly for electric distribution systems supporting high local-penetration of electric vehicles with high-rate charging demands and (2) low-cost storage for consumer-side of the meter applications. For transportation applications, this solicitation focuses on developing electrical storage technologies in three areas : (1) new battery chemistries; (2) new battery architectures and (3) novel electric storage systems.
Notice of intent due: 5PM ET, May 14, 2012
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