[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 178 (Tuesday, September 15, 1998)]
[Pages 49342-49343]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-24698]



Notice of Solicitation for Financial Assistance Number DE-PS07-
99ID13676 Aluminum Partnerships Solicitation

AGENCY: Idaho Operations Office, DOE.


SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE), Idaho Operations Office (ID) 
is seeking applications for cost-shared research and development of 
technologies which will enhance economic competitiveness, and reduce 
energy consumption and environmental impacts for the aluminum industry. 
The research is to address research priorities identified by the 
aluminum industry in the ``Aluminum Industry Technology Roadmap'' (May 
1997), for the aluminum sector areas of Primary Aluminum Production, 
Semi-Fabricated Products, and Finished Products. Approximately 
$2,500,000 in fiscal year 2000 funds is available to totally fund the 
first year of selected research efforts. DOE anticipates making up to 
six cooperative agreement awards for projects with duration's of four 
years or less. A minimum 30% non-federal cost share is required for 
research and development projects. Collaborations between industry, 
national laboratory, and university participants are encouraged.

Specialist; Procurement Services Division; U.S. DOE, Idaho Operations 
Office, 850 Energy Drive, MS 1221, Idaho Falls, ID 83401-1563; 
telephone (208) 526-0547.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The statutory authority for the program is 
the Federal Non-Nuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974 
(Pub. L. 93-577). The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 
Number for this program is 81.086. The solicitation text is expected to 
be posted on the ID Procurement Services Division home page on or about 
September 3, 1998, and may be accessed using Universal Resource Locator 
address http://www.id.doe.gov/doeid/solicit.html. Application package 
forms are available at http://www.id.doe.gov/doeid/application.html or 
may be requested from the contract specialist. Requests for application 
packages must be written. Those intending to propose must notify Mr. 
Hillebrant via fax, letter or e-mail. Include company name, mailing 
address, point of contact, telephone number, e-mail address and fax 
number. Write to the contract specialist at the address above, via fax 
number (208) 526-5548, or via email to [email protected].

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    Issued in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on September 2, 1998.
R. Jeffrey Hoyles,
Director Procurement Services Division.
[FR Doc. 98-24698 Filed 9-14-98; 8:45 am]