Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement Engineering Award (OAE) is Now Open for Pre-Proposals
May 24, 2022
We invite pre-proposals to develop prototypes that could enable safe, cost-efficient, and scalable OAE as a potential method for large-scale carbon dioxide removal (CDR). These prototypes may include, but are not limited to:
- Mechanisms to efficiently prepare and/or disperse alkaline substances into seawater (e.g., mechanical hardware, chemical processes, etc.).
- Designs, technologies, and supporting software to integrate OAE deployment and MRV into existing marine and coastal industries, such as transoceanic shipping, desalination, offshore wind, and commercial fishing.
- Sensors and platforms to support monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) of OAE.
Teams may apply for grants of $750k – 1.5M to fund projects of up to 18 months.
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