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.

Projects must fall within the “market facilitation” stage, which includes activities such as program tracking, market research, education and outreach, regulatory assistance and streamlining, and workforce development to support clean energy technology and strategy deployment.

This solicitation will award projects funded by the Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program, an electricity ratepayer surcharge established by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).

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There is up to $30,000,000 available for grants awarded under this solicitation. The total, minimum, and maximum funding amounts vary for each project group.

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California Energy Commission
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This solicitation is open to all entities and individuals with the exception of local publicly owned electric utilities.
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Agency Contact(s)

Name Contact Email Contact Phone Number Contact Information
Janna Franks (916) 654-4921 Commission Agreement Officer