Water Power Innovation Network

Funding TypeCooperative Agreement
Grantor Agency

U.S. Department of Energy

Grant Range100K - 1M
# of Awards Available8
Programmatic AreaEnergy & Environment
Programmatic AreaWorkforce & Economic Development
Deadline September 18, 2024
Match Required?
Match Amountn/a
Eligible EntitiesInstitutions of higher education, For-profit entities, Nonprofit entities, State and local governmental entities and federally recognized Indian Tribes (Indian Tribes).
Focus AreaThe purpose of the Water Power Innovation Network (WPTO) is to support business creation, entrepreneurship, and regional innovation for water power systems and solutions. WPTO enables research, development, and testing of emerging technologies to advance marine energy as well as next-generation hydropower and pumped storage systems for a flexible, reliable grid. WPTO seeks to fund new and/or expanded incubator or accelerator programs that enable entrepreneurship and accelerate water power innovation, business creation, and growth in communities and regions throughout the United States.
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