The content of a complete Sec. 9007 Renewable Energy Project grant application varies depending upon the total cost of the project and type of energy technology being proposed.

A simplified grant application may be submitted for renewable energy projects when the total project’s cost is ≤ $200,000 and when the applicant meets all the conditions specified in Sec. 4280.109 of RD Instruction 4280-B
Simplified Application Guidelines
(Renewable Energy Grants $200,000)
Full Application Guidelines
(Renewable Energy Grants > $200,000)
Overview Information Overview Information
RD Instructions for Preparing Technical Reports
(Appendix A, RD Instruction 4280-B)
RD Instructions for Preparing Technical Reports
(Appendix B, RD Instruction 4280-B)
National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)
Technical Report Worksheets
National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)
Technical Report Worksheets

(None available for projects with total cost > $200,000)

Other RD Instructions Other RD Instructions
  • Feasibility Study not required for projects < $200,000
  • Feasibility Study