10 CFR 600.30 - Cost sharing.
In addition to the requirements of § 600.123, § 600.224, or § 600.313, the following requirements apply to research, development, demonstration and commercial application activities projects:
(a) Cost sharing is required for most financial assistance awards for research, development, demonstration and commercial applications activities initiated after the enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 on August 8, 2005. This requirement does not apply to:
(1) An award under the small business innovation research program or the small business technology transfer program; or
(2) A program with cost sharing requirements defined by other thanSection 988 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 including other sections of the 2005 Act and the Energy Policy Act of 1992.
(b) A cost share of at least 20 percent of the cost of the activity is requiredfor research and development except where:
(1) A research or development activity of a basic or fundamental nature has been excluded by an appropriate officer of the Department, generally an Under Secretary; or
(2) The Secretary has determined it is necessary and appropriate to reduce or eliminate the cost sharing requirement for a research and development activity of an applied nature.
(c) A cost share of at least 50 percent of the cost of a demonstration or commercial application program or activity is required unless the Secretary has determined it is necessary and appropriate to reduce the cost sharing requirements, taking into consideration any technological risk relating to the activity.
(d) Cost share shall be provided by non-Federal funds unless otherwise authorized by statute. In calculating the amount of the non-Federal contribution:
(1) Base the non-Federal contribution on total project costs, including the cost of work where funds are provided directly to a partner, consortium member or subrecipient, such as a Federally Funded Research and Development Center;
(iii) The value of a service, other resource, or third party in-kind contribution determined in accordance with the applicable circular of the Office of Management and Budget;
(v) Any funds received under the power program of the Tennessee Valley Authority (except to the extent that such funds are made available under an annual appropriation Act);
(i) Revenues or royalties from the prospective operation of an activity beyond the time considered in the award;
(iv) Repayment of the Federal share of a cost-shared activity underSection 988 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 shall not be a condition of the award.
[74 FR 44277, Aug. 28, 2009]
Title 10 published on 2015-01-01.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 10 CFR Part 600.