National Industrial Competitiveness through Energy, Environment, and Economics

This program is in close-out.

Financial assistance will not be provided in the future.

Agency - Department of Energy

The Department of Energy's goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

Office - See appendix IV of Catalog.

Program Accomplishments

NICE3 met its original goals to save energy, improve the environment, and provide an economic boost to U.S. industry . NICE3 originated in 1991 as a U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joint initiative to promote Global competit