DOE EPSCoR State Implementation Grants Program – 2016

The expected DOE EPSCoR State Implementation Grants solicitation announcement for 2016 has not been released. The application process requires teams to provide a Letter of Intent by January 11, 2016 and a Pre-Proposal by January 29, 2016.***Pre-Proposal Deadline Extended to February 8, 2016*** The deadline for applications for the 2016 DoE EPSCoR State Implementation Program … Continue reading

U.S. DOE Funding Opportunity: Building EPSCoR-State/National Laboratory Partnerships

October 20, 2015 by Cristina Dumitrescu, NRCCE Morgantown, W.Va. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) has announced a new competition under the National Laboratory Partnership. The full announcement of the DE-FOA-00014232 released by U.S. DOE can be accessed under the “Related Documents” tab at The award can … Continue reading

WV Water Research Institute part of WVU’s $9.65 million NFS grant to benefit WV’s science and engineering infrastructure

August 4, 2015 by WVU News West Virginia University will use nearly half of a $20 million National Science Foundation grant to research areas important to the state and nation – a clean water supply and a deeper understanding of our universe – while also preparing the state’s workforce for high-tech jobs and promoting science … Continue reading

Former WV DOE EPSCoR program, APERC, to conduct smart grid research with FirstEnergy

Source: WV Super circuit to demonstrate smart grid in Morgantown Posted: Dec 20, 2012 12:15 PM EST Updated: Jan 19, 2013 12:15 PM EST The smart grid we heard so much about three or four years ago seems a long time coming. But helping to move it forward is the West Virginia Super Circuit, … Continue reading

Smart grid of tomorrow on drawing boards today

4 September 2009 – Morgantown, W.Va. – The lines that carry power to homes are destined to get smarter and more efficient say researchers from Allegheny Power and WVU. Recently, the West Virginia University Advanced Power and Electricity Research Center (APERC) hosted Harley Mayfield, Allegheny Power Distribution Engineer for West Virginia, who presented a briefing … Continue reading