The purpose of this solicitation is to fund Applied Research and Development projects that reduce the environmental and public health impacts of electricity generation and make the electricity system less vulnerable to climate impacts. The deadline to submit applications is October 9th, 2017. Characterization and mitigation of climate change consequences for hydropower generation and electricity…
The Residential Energy Efficiency Loan (REEL) Assistance Program is the first of the California Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing (CHEEF) Pilot Programs to launch. It offers a loan loss reserve to mitigate lender risk in providing access to financing for residential energy efficiency projects in investor-owned utility territories. The proposed modifications seek to address the…
The California Finance Coordinating Committee is fostering cooperation among seven funding agencies that administer water, wastewater, and other public infrastructure needs. The Committee primarily funds drinking water, wastewater, water quality, water supply, water conservation, waste use efficiency, energy efficiency, and flood management. Remaining event locations for the year include Monterey, San Bernardino, and San Diego. Click…
The California Air Resources Board (ARB or the Board) is pleased to announce its grant solicitation for an administrator to implement the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) and Increased Incentives for Public Fleets in Disadvantaged Communities (Public Fleet Pilot Project) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17.
CEC Funding Opportunity: $20M for Efficiency in Existing Buildings – Municipal, Institutional, and More
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has recently released a $20 million solicitation for innovative large-scale development and demonstration projects that reduce electricity consumption in existing buildings. The solicitation is
New Federal Agency Resources: Climate Change Fact Sheets, Funding for Air Sensor Best Practices, Tribal Clean Energy
See below for coverage of new resources and funding opportunities from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)’s September State and Local Climate and Energy Program newsletter. To subscribe to the newsletter directly visit USEPA’s page here.
Lawmakers Approve Last-Minute Deal to Direct Cap-and-Trade Funding to Low/Zero-Emission Vehicles, Green Spaces, Affordable Housing and More
In the closing hours of the legislative year, lawmakers approved a last-minute deal Wednesday to free up hundreds of millions of dollars from the state’s cap-and-trade program to fund green projects across the state. Under the agreement,
Funding Opportunities: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Modeling, Water Quality Assistance, Environmental Health
See the below funding opportunities from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Institute for Health:
This Wednesday, California’s State Senate proposed a series of clean energy funding initiatives totaling $1.2 billion to address greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector and air pollution in urban environments.
CEC Recording Available: Pre-Application Workshop for Grant Funding Opportunity for Advanced Vehicle-Grid Integration Research and Demonstration
The Pre–Application Workshop Presentation and WebEx Recording for GFO–16–303, Advanced Vehicle–Grid Integration Research and Demonstration, is now available on the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s website.
US Dept. of Energy Awards Nearly $1.3 Million to Encourage Data-Driven Local Energy Planning; Releases Research Results
In support of cities’ efforts to reduce energy waste and greenhouse gas emissions and increase the use of energy efficiency technologies, the Energy Department today selected three projects to help cities integrate energy analysis and data into their strategic decision
Looking to find partners for CEC grant funding opportunities? The California Energy Commission Networking Hub on LinkedIn has set up networking groups for the Energy-Efficient Emerging Technology Demonstration GFO described in an earlier post, and three others:
See the below grant funding opportunity (and notice of pre-bid webinar August 11th) released by the California Energy Commission August 1st for emerging energy efficient technology demonstrations: Grant Funding Opportunity – GFO-16-304 – Emerging Energy Efficient Technology Demonstrations (EEETD)
According to the Portland Business Journal, Oregon State University’s Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center and CalWave are competing to build a wave energy test site. The OSU group, it adds, would build the test center about 6 miles off the coast and
ARB Workshop 7/27: Chance for Input to the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program
The Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) invites you to provide additional input on the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Carl Moyer Program), as changes are considered to reflect new opportunities provided by Senate