Business

Demonstrate Business Case for Advanced Microgrids in Support of California’s Energy and GHG Policies

Demonstrate Business Case for Advanced Microgrids in Support of California’s Energy and GHG Policies (GFO-17-302):

The purpose of this solicitation is to fund technology demonstration and deployment (TD&D) projects that meet S14 Strategic Objective - Take Microgrids to the Next Level: Maximize the Value to Customers as defined in the 2015-2017 Triennial Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Investment Plan.

Increasing Adoption of Emerging Clean Energy Technologies through Procurement

Increasing Adoption of Emerging Clean Energy Technologies through Procurement (GFO-17-301):

The purpose of this solicitation is to develop and scale-up new tools and resources to increase customer procurement of distributed energy resources (DER), including energy efficiency, renewable distributed generation, and distributed storage. This solicitation will help overcome barriers that energy technology developers and large institutional and commercial customers face in pursuing large-scale procurement of advanced DER technologies.

Advancing the Resilience and Environmental Performance of California’s Electricity System

Advancing the Resilience and Environmental Performance of California’s Electricity System (GFO-16-311):

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.

Charge! Program - Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)

Charge! is an incentive program that offers grant funding to help offset a portion of the cost of purchasing and installing new publicly available charging stations at qualifying facilities within the Air District’s jurisdiction. The goal of the Charge! Program is to rapidly expand access to electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in order to accelerate the Bay Area’s adoption of EVs and ultimately achieve the region’s EV deployment goals of 110,000 EVs by 2020, and 247,000 by 2025.

Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program

Round 4 now open for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program which provides grants and affordable housing loans for compact transit-oriented development and related infrastructure and programs that reduce greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions. These projects increase the accessibility of housing, employment centers, and key destinations via low-carbon transportation options (walking, biking, transit) resulting in fewer vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and mode shift. (DUE Feb. 11, 2019)

Designing Sustainable Landscape Projects

The intent of the award is to support work of Designing Sustainable Landscapes project, which underpins the data, models, and tools of Nature's Network, a collaborative endeavor of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, state fish and wildlife agencies, and other partners. The project will involve customizing applications of Designing Sustainable Landscapes products for partners; evaluating the effectiveness of Nature's Network components in conserving ecosystems and wildlife habitat, if protected; and revising components of Nature's Network based on feedback from the partnership.

Community CarShare Program

The SacMetro AQMD has been awarded grant funds by the California Air Resources Board from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, which are proceeds from the State's Cap-and-Trade Program. These grant funds will be used to launch a pilot car sharing program to benefit disadvantaged communities (CarShare) in the greater Sacramento area. The SacMetro AQMD is partnering with Zipcar, the city of Sacramento, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), the Sacramento Housing Redevelopment Authority, Mutual Housing and Policy in Motion.

Burn Cleaner Program (wood or pellet stove replacement) - SJV San Joaquin Valley

Replace your old wood or pellet burning device with a new cleaner option! The Burn Cleaner program helps reduce particulate matter that comes from older devices in the Valley which contribute significantly to air pollution during the Fall and Winter months. Please review the program guidelines; choose from our list of participating retailers that sell clean devices on behalf of the Burn Cleaner program and select an application packet from the four options below.

Clean Green Yard Machines

The District is currently accepting applications for its Clean Green Yard Machines (CGYM) Rebate Program which provides incentives for Valley residents to replace their old gas lawn mowers in favor of nonpolluting electric lawn mowers. For more information about the program, please review the program guidelines and application.