Installation Noise Reduction and Reliable Moorings for Offshore Wind and Marine Energy
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO), Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), and the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)
To improve the reliability of moorings for floating offshore wind and marine energy systems and reduce the noise associated with foundation installation of fixed-bottom offshore wind energy structures.
Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements
More information forthcoming, but based on the notice of intent, institutions of higher education may be eligible applicants.
This opporutnity will support responsible development of offshore renewable energy by funding research to reduce risk and improve environmental compatibility of U.S. offshore wind energy and marine energy deployments.
See the "Equity Design Considerations for Federal Funding" for general considerations and additional sector-based resources: https://cityrenewables.org/resources/equity-design-considerations-for-federal-funding/
If interested, check the NOI published here: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery#FoaIdf5ca2088-2170-42c5-a28e-68c4e8707668