DOE Webcast August 15: National Clean Energy Business Creation Competition Funding Opportunity
August 11, 2011
The U.S. Department of Energy will present a live webcast titled National Clean Energy Business Creation Competition FOA Webinar on Monday, August 15, 2011, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EDT. On July 21, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $2 million in available funding for a national, university-based clean energy business challenge. This nationwide initiative will create a network of regional, student-focused clean energy business creation competitions whose winners will compete for a National Grand Prize at a competition held at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. in early summer 2012. Sarah Jane Maxted of DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will present details on the funding opportunity.
The webcast will cover:
- Webinar goals and ground rules
- Introduction to the funding opportunity announcement (FOA)
- Key details on the solicitation
For the official solicitation, visit Grants.gov and download the FOA (reference number DE-FOA-0000570).
Participants who would like to submit questions before, during, or after the webcast must be registered users of the FedConnect website. Log into the site, search for the FOA using the reference number above, and click on the link to submit questions. After the webinar, all questions and answers will be made publicly available to interested respondents.
The 60-minute webinar is free of charge, but you must register in advance to obtain an Internet URL for the presentation.