Updated: Dec 22, 2019
The US Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) recently published a Notice of Intent to issue, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Funding Opportunity Announcement."
EERE anticipates the FOA may include 15 Areas of Interest (subject to change), which are listed in the Notice of Intent. The FOA is anticipated in the Jan/Feb 2020 timeframe.
VTO supports a broad portfolio of advanced vehicle technologies that can strengthen national security, enable future economic growth, support American energy dominance, and increase transportation affordability for all Americans. This portfolio includes advanced batteries, electric drive systems; smart charging technologies; energy efficient mobility technologies and systems; advanced combustion engines and fuels; materials for vehicle light-weighting; technology integration, which includes work with the national network of Clean Cities coalitions; and transportation and energy analysis.
More information can be obtained on the VTO website at: https://www.energy.gov/eere/vehicles/vehicle-technologies-office.