State

Community Solar Pilot Program

The Community Solar Pilot Program is a new program administered by the Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) to provide solar energy benefits to low-income households. With program oversight and direction provided by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), CSD will provide up to $5 million in funding for two or more community solar projects for the purposes of making the benefits of solar energy more available to eligible low-income households, lowering residents’ energy bills, and providing co-benefits to communities, including economic and workforce development.

California Competes Tax Credit

The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California or stay and grow in California. Tax credit agreements are negotiated by GO-Biz and approved by a statutorily created “California Competes Tax Credit Committee,” consisting of the State Treasurer, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of GO-Biz, and one appointee each by the Speaker of the Assembly and Senate Committee on Rules. For fiscal year 2018-19, GO-Biz will accept applications for the California Competes Tax Credit during the following periods:

Yolo-Solano Woodsmoke Reduction Program

The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts cap-and-trade dollars to work. The Program is designed to help households replace an non-EPA certified wood stove or insert used as a primary source of heat with a cleaner burning and more efficient device. Open hearth fireplaces may be eligible for the Program if the fireplace is used as a primary source of heat (backup documentation required).

Tehama County Woodsmoke Reduction Program

The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts cap-and-trade dollars to work. The Program is designed to help households replace an non-EPA certified wood stove or insert used as a primary source of heat with a cleaner burning and more efficient device. Open hearth fireplaces may be eligible for the Program if the fireplace is used as a primary source of heat (backup documentation required).

Shasta County Woodsmoke Reduction Program

The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts cap-and-trade dollars to work. The Program is designed to help households replace an non-EPA certified wood stove or insert used as a primary source of heat with a cleaner burning and more efficient device. Open hearth fireplaces may be eligible for the Program if the fireplace is used as a primary source of heat (backup documentation required).

San Luis Obispo County Woodsmoke Reduction Program

The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts cap-and-trade dollars to work. The Program is designed to help households replace an non-EPA certified wood stove or insert used as a primary source of heat with a cleaner burning and more efficient device. Open hearth fireplaces may be eligible for the Program if the fireplace is used as a primary source of heat (backup documentation required).

Northern Sierra Woodsmoke Reduction Program

The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts cap-and-trade dollars to work. The Program is designed to help households replace an non-EPA certified wood stove or insert used as a primary source of heat with a cleaner burning and more efficient device. Open hearth fireplaces may be eligible for the Program if the fireplace is used as a primary source of heat (backup documentation required).

Glenn County Woodsmoke Reduction Program

The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts cap-and-trade dollars to work. The Program is designed to help households replace an non-EPA certified wood stove or insert used as a primary source of heat with a cleaner burning and more efficient device. Open hearth fireplaces may be eligible for the Program if the fireplace is used as a primary source of heat (backup documentation required).

Feather River Woodsmoke Reduction Program

The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide program that puts cap-and-trade dollars to work. The Program is designed to help households replace an non-EPA certified wood stove or insert used as a primary source of heat with a cleaner burning and more efficient device. Open hearth fireplaces may be eligible for the Program if the fireplace is used as a primary source of heat (backup documentation required).