February 26, 2018, is the final opportunity to request Proposition 39 funding. If a local educational agency (LEA) has award allocation remaining, now is the time to apply by submitting an energy expenditure plan (EEP) to the Energy Commission. All amendments requesting additional Proposition 39 K-12 grant funding are also due by February 26, 2018….
GFO-17-308 Grant Funding Opportunity Bringing Rapid Innovation Development to Green Energy (BRIDGE) Date Released: November 15, 2017. Deadline for Written Questions: November 28, 2017, 5:00 p.m. 1st Application Deadline: December 18, 2017, 5:00 p.m. 2nd Application Deadline: (if funds are available after 1st Application Deadline and initial NOPA) February 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m. For complete details and remote…
Voluntary Resilience Standards An Assessment of the Emerging Market for Resilience in the Built Environment Tuesday, October 17th | 10:00-11:00 AM PT On behalf of The Kresge, Energy, and Barr Foundations, Meister Consultants Group recently prepared a report, “Voluntary Resilience Standards: An Assessment of the Emerging Market for Resilience in the Built Environment.” This webinar will…
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has created a guide to help you navigate the funding options for plug-in electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It is designed to both help in the prioritization of facilities and in the process of securing funding for the stations and associated infrastructure costs. It includes a comprehensive list of utility and…
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