|Notice of Request for Proposal Posted:||June 13, 2014|
|Grant Application Orientation Webinar||June 18, 2014 at 2 p.m. CT|
|Submission of Questions Due||June 20, 2014 - 2 p.m. CT|
|Official Responses to Questions Posted||June 27, 2014, or as soon thereafter as practical|
|Application Deadline||July 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. CT|
|Contract Execution||August 15, 2014 or as soon as practical|
|*Dates may be subject to change
Purpose of RFP: SECO seeks to help clean energy companies grow and develop new markets for clean technologies through the development and sustainability of Clean Energy Incubators at public universities in Texas.
Qualifying Institutions: Public Universities in Texas
Anticipated Available Funding: Approximately $350,000. It is anticipated at this time that an individual contract budget shall not exceed $200,000.00, including all costs and expenses.
Term of Contract: August 31, 2014 - August 31, 2015 with optional two 1-year term extensions.
Orientation Webinar: SECO will conduct a webinar to provide interested respondents a guided orientation through the requirements of this RFP. The webinar will be held June 18 at 2:00pm (CT). Register here. Following the webinar, the slides will be made available.
Application Submission: One original and eight copies of each sealed proposal must be submitted to and received in the Issuing Office no later than 2:00 p.m. on July 11, 2014. Late proposals will not be considered under any circumstances. The boxes must be sealed and labeled with "RFP No. 210b for the Clean Energy Incubator Emerging Clean Technology Program for the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO)" and the name and address of Respondent.