DOE $46M RDD&D Funding Opportunity

DOE $46M RDD&D Funding Opportunity

DOE $46M RDD&D Funding Opportunity

Friday, April 5, 2024 / CALSTART Membership

The Department of Energy has announced $45.8M in new funding for projects that will advance Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment (RDD&D) critical to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector. 

Topic areas in the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 R&D funding opportunity include:


  • Next-generation phosphate-based cathodes.
  • Advancing sodium-ion batteries.
  • Developing concepts for decreasing greenhouse gas emissions from off-road vehicles such as construction, agriculture, mining, and forestry vehicles.
  • Developing and deploying vehicle-to-everything technologies that can lead to meaningful savings at the vehicle and transportation system level.
  • Developing high-performance, domestically produced electrical steels (E-steels) for use in electrified powertrains.
  • Addressing critical cybersecurity needs for smart and secure electric vehicle charging.
Important dates:
  • Concept Papers Due:  5/2/24
  • Full Applications Due:  6/24/24
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