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Coming Soon: DOE Critical Facility Energy Resilience (CiFER) – Anticipated Release Fall 2024

Opportunity Title:

Critical Facility Energy Resilience (CiFER)



Opportunity Number:

NOI: DE-FOA-0003381

Anticipated Grant: DE-FOA-0003384


The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Electricity (OE) intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeking applications for financial assistance awards that would address FY2024 Congressional Direction, which directs OE to pursue a competitive pilot demonstration grant program, as authorized in section 3201 of the Energy Act of 2020, for energy storage projects that are wholly U.S.-made, sourced, and supplied.

In the anticipated FOA, partnerships between storage technology providers, beneficiary organizations, and resiliency analytics partners will be required.

If this planned FOA is released, resulting awards will be made for projects that align with the technology considerations below:

  • Systems must be a bi-directional electricity-in electricity out system with quality performance metrics justified by the applicant based on their intended storage application.

  • Demonstration must have the capability to discharge at least 100 kW of electricity for at least 10 hours at the maximum rated power.


  • Technology Providers

  • Critical Facility or Infrastructure Owner

  • Resiliency Analytics Partner

Award Details:

Anticipated Amount Available:


Anticipated Release:

Fall 2024

Grant Management Associates has years of experience with opportunities like this one. Contact us today for a consultation.

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