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.

Projects must fall within the “technology demonstration and deployment” stage, which involves the installation and operation of pre-commercial technologies or strategies at a scale sufficiently large and in conditions sufficiently reflective of anticipated actual operating environments to enable appraisal of operational and performance characteristics, and of financial risks.

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).

Funding Entity: 
Award Amount: 
$2,000,000.00

There is up to $44,700,000 available for grants awarded under this solicitation. The total, minimum, and maximum funding amounts vary for each project group.

Maximum Award Amount: 
$5,000,000.00
Application Due Date: 
10-20-2017
Implementing Sector
Implementing Sector: 
California Energy Commission
Eligibility
Additional Eligibility Information: 
This solicitation is open to all entities with the exception of local publicly-owned electric utilities.
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Information Source: 

Agency Contact(s)

Name Contact Email Contact Phone Number Contact Information
Crystal Presley-Willis Crystal.Presley-Willis@energy.ca.gov (916) 653-6110 Commission Agreement Officer