• Only Four More Days to Submit a Letter of Intent for DOE SBIR/STTR Solicitation
    [September 4, 2015]

    The most recent Department of Energy solicitation which is due October 19th, has a key milestone coming up next Tuesday.  If you are going to submit a proposal under that solicitation, you must submit a letter of intent by Tuesday, September 8th.  Any proposals they receive without a previously submitted letter of intent will be [...]  Read More

  • Small-Medium Commercial Buildings Funding Opportunity Coming Soon
    [September 3, 2015]

    The Building Technologies Office (BTO) has issued a notice of intent to release a funding opportunity that focuses on demonstration and national scale-up of business and technology solutions that can effectively help small and medium commercial buildings improve their energy efficiency. Successful applicants are expected to focus on delivering solutions at scale through successful existing programs [...]  Read More

  • DOE Seeking Information on Building Envelope Infiltration Diagnostic Technologies
    [September 2, 2015]

    The Building Technologies Office has released a Request for Information (RFI) to gather information on diagnostic technologies that can be used to identify infiltration through the envelope. In particular, BTO is interested in the current state-of-the-art in infiltration diagnostic technologies, forthcoming R&D advances that could reduce cost or improve performance, and the potential market implications [...]  Read More

  • Advisory Council Teleconference September 10, 2015
    [September 2, 2015]

    The Iowa Energy Center advisory council will hold a teleconference on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. to discuss the Proposed Modifications of the Review Process for the Opportunity and Special-Project Grant Programs and to discuss three education pilot proposals. The agenda is provided below. Advisory Council Agenda.pdf  Open Public Meeting To dial into [...]  Read More

  • New Grant Program Application Process Coming September 1
    [August 31, 2015]

    BY LEIGH NELSON | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The Iowa Energy Center will launch a new grant program application process beginning September 1. Applications will be submitted and processed entirely online, streamlining the old method and making it easier for candidates to apply and track their applications. Next month, those wishing to apply for Opportunity grants, [...]  Read More

  • Energy Department Announces $10 Million in Funding Opportunities
    [August 27, 2015]

    BY LEIGH NELSON | IOWA ENERGY CENTER The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced funding opportunities to advance the production of biofuels, feedstocks and bioproducts made renewable biomasses. The funding aims to support the effort of the DOE to make biofuels more economic and increase their availability, thereby reducing carbon emissions and enhancing national security. [...]  Read More