By: Jennifer Rocha

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy, through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), seeks to facilitate the development and initial testing of light water reactor (LWR) fuel concepts with accident tolerant features.

Deadline: June 15, 2012
Idaho Field Office
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy, through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), seeks to facilitate the development and initial testing of light water reactor (LWR) fuel concepts with accident tolerant features. Program funding will be provided at a minimum of 20% industry cost-share, 80% Federal cost-share, to the awardee(s) for the purposes of completing early phase analysis and empirical data collection to assess the impacts of novel ATF. The total Government funding available for awards under this FOA is anticipated at $10M over two (2) years, subject to availability of funds. This FOA is available at Fedconnect www.fedconnect.net under reference number DE-FOA-0000712. DOE intends to allow approximately 45 days for applicant response to this FOA. The application due date is June 15, 2012. The DOE will issue a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document on this web site location addressing questions regarding this FOA.
Link to Additional Information
www.fedconnect.net