U.S. DoE seeks feedback to advance MHK industry

The Energy Department’s Water Program is seeking feedback from the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the Program’s activities and priorities in MHK.

The Program makes strategic investments in the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry, including transformational technology innovations that seek to maximize generation from water power resources while addressing key market deployment and environmental impact challenges.

Through this Request for Information, the Water Power Program is seeking feedback regarding the following key Program activity areas in MHK:

  • technology advancement and demonstration,
  • testing infrastructure and instrumentation,
  • environmental research and risk mitigation,
  • resource characterization,
  • crosscutting/out of the box/other.

The DoE states that this is only a Request for Information, and not a funding opportunity. Responses to this Request for Information are due by March 20, 2015.

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