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Allocation Proposal (ERCAP) Application Deadlines

NOTICE: We are in the process of moving the new ERCAP Application into Production. We hope to have it available with the next few days. Until then, we are not permitting any new ERCAP requests to be submitted through the NIM website. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Award TypeERCAP Submission OpenERCAP Submission DeadlineAward DecisionAllocation Period
Startup and Education Ongoing November 1, 2017 Within 4 weeks of applying (pending DOE approval for Startups) 18 months from award
(but must be renewed for the next allocation year)
Production (DOE awarded) for the rest of allocation year (AY) 2017 Ongoing November 1, 2017 Within 4 weeks of applying (pending sufficient DOE reserves of time) through January 8, 2018
All continuing projects must be renewed for AY 2018. New projects may apply after the deadline.

August 25, 2017

October 16, 2017 December 8, 2017

January 9, 2018 -
January  7, 2019