Pre-Proposal Submissions Are Due March 24, 2011.

ESTCP released its FY 2012 Installation Energy Solicitation on February 1, 2011, requesting proposals for demonstration of installation energy technologies. Funds are available through a competitive process to Federal and private organizations through the appropriate solicitations noted below.

The DoD Call for Proposals, Broad Agency Announcement (BAA), and Non-DoD Federal Call for Proposals request pre-proposals for the following topics: (1) Smart Micro-grids and Energy Storage to Increase Energy Security on DoD Installations; (2) Renewable Energy Generation on DoD Installations; (3) Advanced Component Technologies to Improve Building Energy Efficiency; (4) Advanced Building Energy Management and Control; and (5) Tools and Processes for Design, Assessment and Decision-making Associated with Energy Use and Management.

Researchers from Federal organizations, universities, and private industry can apply for ESTCP funding.

The due date for all pre-proposals is Thursday, March 24, 2011. More information about the solicitation, including instructions and deadlines, is available on the SERDP and ESTCP web site at

Webinar for the ESTCP Energy Solicitation:  ESTCP Director Dr. Jeffrey Marqusee will conduct an online seminar ESTCP Installation Energy Funding Opportunities on February 10, 2011, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST. This “how to play” briefing will offer valuable information for those interested in new ESTCP funding opportunities related to energy topics. During the online seminar, participants may ask questions about the funding process, the current ESTCP solicitation, and the proposal submission process. Pre-registration for this webinar is required. To register, visit If you have difficulty registering, please contact the ESTCP Office at or by telephone at 703-696-2126.