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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Technologies (REET) Grant Program

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Laws and Regulations

Florida Statutes
Section: 377.804
Florida Administrative Code and Register
Chapter: 5O-1

The REET Grant Program is a competitive grant program designed to provide funding to conduct demonstration, commercialization, research and development projects relating to renewable energy technologies and innovative technologies that significantly increase energy efficiency for vehicles and commercial buildings. 

2018 Received Applications

The application submission period for this program is closed. Below is a list of the applications received by the 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on March 9, 2018.

Tracking Number

Applicant Name

Project Title

Amount Requested

Proposed Match

REET 1

T2C-Energy, LLC

Catalytic Conversion of AD Biogas and Landfill Gas into Drop-in Fuel

$399,521.00

$643,239.00

REET 2

School District of Osceola County

NeoCity Academy Project

$326,596.00

$81,649.00

REET 3

University of Miami

Nano-Engineered Phase Change Materials for Improving Building Energy Efficiency and Occupant Comfort

$291,300.00

$59,324.00

REET 4

Florida Atlantic University

Novel marine turbine control and monitoring solutions to reduce barriers to ocean energy commercialization

$373,888.00

$61,216.00

REET 5

University of Central Florida

Growth of Perovskite LEDs for High Efficiency Solid-State Lighting

$176,264.00

$39,610.00

REET 6

University of South Florida

Large-scale development of an innovative algae technology as a sustainable source of renewable energy and products to enhance and diversity Florida's economy

$250,002.00

$226,369.00

REET 7

PolyMaterials App, LLC

High Energy Density Based Supercapacitor for Motor Vehicle Application

$139,260.00

$27,900.00

REET 8

City of Tallahassee

Solar-Powered EV Charging in the Capital City

$129,500.00

$26,000.00

REET 9

Florida State University

Hardware-in-the-Loop based Demonstration of Optimal Energy Management Concept for Smart Buildings

$299,035.00

$202,766.00

REET 10

Blue Gas Marine, Inc.

Diesel emission reductions from marine engines

$125,000.00

$125,000.00

REET 11

University of Florida

A Versatile Photovoltaic Window Technology for building-Integrated Photovoltaic Applications

$399,919.00

$255,201.00

REET 12

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University

Construction & Infrastructure Technology Innovation Center of Excellence- CITIC Prototype Project

$332,350.00

$220,000.00

Funding Availability

Minimum award: $50,000

Maximum award: $400,000

Funding availability: $773,888.36

Anticipated Announcement and Award Dates

When the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has finished its evaluation of the applications, all applicants will be notified of their status. Please see the  Notice of Funding Availability [ Adobe PDF Document 341.11 KB ]  for a full description of the evaluation procedures and criteria.

2016/2017 Grant Recipients

Below is the list of applications proposed to be funded under the November 2016 REET Grant Program solicitation:

  • University of Central Florida: “Unlocking the High Efficiency Potential of Bifacial Silicon Solar Cells by Advanced but Simplified Techniques” — Grant Funds $400,000
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University: “Enhancing sustainable production of algal biofuels using electromagnetic field energy” — Grant Funds $399,038
  • Florida Institute of Technology: “Demonstration of a Cost-Effective, Scalable Zero-Energy Commercial Building Design for Florida Climates” — Grant Funds $282,008
  • Florida Atlantic University: “Demonstrating Technology Enhancements to Achieve Economic Competitiveness of Gulf Stream Electricity Production” — Grant Funds $400,000
  • University of Florida: “Self-running buildings: An autonomous system for reducing energy consumption and increasing demand flexibility of commercial buildings in hot-humid climates” — Grant Funds $400,000