1. How is SPP different from WFO?
Effective January 1, 2015, Work for Others (WFO) will now be referred to as Strategic Partnership Projects (SPP). This change is the result of a new policy issued and approved by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). This is not a retroactive name change; all existing proposals and work in progress will continue to move forward with the existing WFO wording. The name change was prompted by DOE to reflect the strategic nature of its National Laboratories work for industry, universities, other federal agencies, state and local institutions, and/or foreign entities.