Proposal Guidelines

Our proposal guidelines are designed to ensure consistency and expedite the review process. Use the worksheets below to assist with proposal development.

Emerging Opportunity Program

The Emerging Opportunities Program was designed to address emerging and time critical issues as well as to support partnering opportunities and add-ons to current projects. The following guidelines provide instruction for submission and include the individual forms listed in the drop-down menu below. Learn more about the Emerging Opportunity Program.

> Download the Emerging Opportunity Program Guidelines

Tailored Collaboration Program

The Tailored Collaboration Program is a matching program designed to support utility-specific/regional issues. The following pre-proposal guidelines provide instruction for submission and include the individual forms listed in the drop-down menu below. The full guidelines, which are invite only, are coming soon. Learn more about the Tailored Collaboration Program.

> Download the Tailored Collaboration Pre-Proposal Guidelines

> Download Addendum to 2019 Tailored Collaboration Preproposal Guidelines - List of Definitions

Facilitated Research Program

The Facilitated Research Program enables utility subscribers to tap into our expertise in research management, independent expert review, project-specific procurement processes, and our long-standing, scientific credibility. The following document provides instruction for submission and include the individual forms listed in the drop-down menu below. Learn more about the Facilitated Research Program.

> Download the Technology Demonstration Study Proposal Instructions