DOE - Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies(AFFECT) 2022 Appropriations
Opportunity Title: Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2022 Appropriations
Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0002700
The Energy Policy Act of 19921 authorized the Secretary of Energy to establish a fund with the stated purpose of providing competitive grants to federal agencies to assist them in meeting the energy and water conservation requirements of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA), 42 U.S.C. 8253 (a)-(b). Through this authority, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) created the Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) program to provide direct funding to federal agencies for the development of capital projects to initiate, supplement, improve or otherwise increase the viability and deployment of widespread energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate change mitigation and adaptation-resilience technology at U.S. federal government-owned facilities. Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 8256 (b) (3), FEMP will make selections and awards through a competitive process detailed in the Federal Agency Call (FAC). FEMP will be seeking to make awards that support achievement of the Administration’s goals for federal leadership in clean energy, climate, environmental justice and equity as described in Executive Order (E.O.) 14057, Catalyzing America’s Clean Energy Economy Through Federal Sustainability, E.O. 14008, Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, and section 543 of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (Pub. L. 95-619), as amended through the Energy Act of 2020 (Pub. L. 117-58; EA2020), codified at 42 U.S.C. 8253. Applications are sought from federal agencies for technical solutions that are in alignment with three Topic Areas: Topic Area 1: Projects Under Development Facing Reductions in Scope Due to Adverse Changes in Fiscal/Economic Conditions. Topic Area 2: Load Management Projects (Energy Performance Contracts) Topic Area 3: Load Management Projects (Other Procurement Mechanisms)
This Federal Agency Call is available to federal agencies ONLY. Only U.S. federal agencies (including sub-agencies) are eligible to apply for funding under this FAC. Only facilities that are owned by the U.S. federal government are eligible for funding under this FAC.
Total Amount Available: $13,000,000
Maximum Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Award: $200,000
Application Deadline: 2/28/23
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