Community-Focused Ocean Renewable Energy Research
The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium seeks proposals to catalyze social science and technology research for ocean renewable energy planning in the Northeast, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office and Water Power Technologies Office, and NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Submission information, contacts, and more details can be found at MIT Sea Grant.
Funding Cycle: February 1, 2022 –January 31, 2024
Friday, May 14, 2021 by 5:00 pm via MIT Sea Grant portal
Full proposal deadline:
Friday, July 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm via MIT Sea Grant portal
* Note: Only those who submitted pre-proposals may submit full proposals.
Over $1 million in funding is available to support projects that improve understanding of offshore renewable energy interactions with fishing and coastal communities. Research priority areas include: 1) Fisheries and Fishing Community Resilience, 2) Coastal Community and Economic Resilience, and 3) Co-Location Management of Ocean Renewable Energy with Other Marine Activities.
Budget requests may not exceed $100,000 annually, for a maximum funding request of $200,000 for two years.
Faculty and staff at any public or private research or higher education institution in the six states of the NESGC (i.e. NY, CT, MA, NH, ME, RI) who are eligible to submit a proposal according to their home institution guidelines are eligible to serve as lead PI. Co-PIs may be from outside of the NESGC states.
» Funding opportunity page at MIT Sea Grant
» Download the Request for Proposals
» Read the RFP Announcement
Submission information, contacts, and more details can be found at MIT Sea Grant.