The 2016 Social Equity Tree Planting Grant Program is funded by a grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), which received money in the 2014-15 State Budget from the California Climate Investments Program to support projects that combat climate change. All funded projects must reduce greenhouse gasses, and either be located in, or provide benefit to, disadvantaged communities as defined by CalEnviroScreen 2.0.
Beginning farmer education for adult and young audiences in the United States can be generally traced back to the advent of the 1862 and the 1890 Morrill Land Grant Acts. But for the first time, the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub .L. No. 110-234, Section 7410), appropriated $75 million for FY 2009 to FY 2012 to develop and offer education, training, outreach and mentoring programs to enhance the sustainability of the next generation of farmers. The Agriculture Act of 2014 provided an additional $20 million per year for 2014 through 2018.
The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to seek input from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on advanced combustion systems research areas that can improve existing power plants, lead to commercialization of innovative technologies and approaches applicable to power plants, advance marketable products and/or industrial coal use, and create advanced combustion systems of the future. This is solely a request for information and not a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). U.S. DOE is not accepting applications.
The California B-WET Program is a competitive grant program that supports existing, high quality environmental education programs, fosters the growth of new, innovative programs, and encourages capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs throughout the entire the San Francisco Bay, Monterey Bay, and Santa Barbara Channel watersheds. Successful projects provide Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) for students and related professional development for teachers.
The SoCalGas On-Bill Financing (OBF) program offers qualified business customers 0% financing from $5,000 to $100,000 per meter for qualifying natural gas equipment. All institutional customers (i.e. counties, cities, school districts, etc.) may receive $5,000 to $250,000 per meter, and State of California can borrow up to $1,000,000 for one service account.The program is open to all non-residential customers, including owners of multi-family units who do not live on premises.
Anaheim Public Utilities (APU) offers commercial, industrial, and institutional customers the New Construction Incentives Program to offset construction and installation costs of energy efficient improvements and equipment. Interested customers must contact APU to set up initial consultation. Working with a design team and builder, APU will contribute rebates for the installation of energy efficient equipment and measures involving lighting, building envelopes, mechanical equipment, and design reviews. Rebates levels are either $400 per kW saved.