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Title Due Date Maximum Award Amount Description
The Next EPIC Challenge: Reimagining Affordable Mixed-Use Development in a Carbon-Constrained Future $1,000,000.00

The purpose of this solicitation is to fund a design-build competition that will challenge multi-disciplinary project teams to design and build a mixed-use development – using cutting-edge energy technologies, tools and construction practices - that is affordable, equitable, emissions-free and resilient to climate change impacts and extreme weather events.

Deadline to Submit:

  • Concept Application Abstracts: April 9, 2021 - 5PM PDT
  • Full Applications for the Design Phase: July 28, 2021 - 5PM PDT
  • Application Materials for the Build Phase: June 23, 2023 - 5PM PDT
https://www.energy.ca.gov/solicitations/2020-12/gfo-20-305-next-epic-challenge-reimagining-affordable-mixed-use-development
Burn Clean No Due Date Given Varies

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 wood-burning devices that contribute significantly to air pollution in the Valley during the Fall and Winter months. The replacement of existing gas and electric heating devices are not eligible under the program.

https://valleyair.org/grants/apps/burncleaner/Home
SLO Wood Smoke Reduction Program No Due Date Given Varies

The San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) is implementing the Woodsmoke Reduction Program throughout San Luis Obispo County.  The Woodsmoke Reduction Program is part of a statewide program supported by the “California Climate Investments” (CCI) program that provides grants, as shown in the table below, to qualified applicants who replace existing wood burning stoves or fireplaces that are used as a primary source of heat in their home.  Applicants can replace their old device with a natural gas, propane heating device, or a U.S. EPA certified wood stove or wood stove insert. Questions about our program and to see if you qualify, email us at woodsmoke@slocleanair.org.

https://www.slocleanair.org/community/grants/woodsmoke-reduction.php
Placer County APCD Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program No Due Date Given Varies

Eligible applicants can receive a rebate for $500 or $600, and if income eligible up to $2500, to offset the cost of replacing an old, non-EPA certified wood stove or fireplace insert with a cleaner-burning stove or insert. Interested applicants in Placer and El Dorado counties can apply by calling the El Dorado Air Quality Management District at (530) 621-7501.

https://www.placer.ca.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=511
Northern Sierra AQMD Wood Stove Change-Out Program No Due Date Given Varies

The Air District is offering a change-out program to qualified homeowners within the Greater Portola PM2.5 Non-attainment Area in Plumas County, California for replacement of non-EPA certified wood stoves with new, efficient, cleaner burning EPA certified devices.  This program is funded by the U.S. EPA’s 2015 Targeted Air Shed Grant Program, the District’s AB2766 program and other agencies.  This 5-year voluntary program is only available to residents within the non-attainment area.

https://myairdistrict.com/index.php/grants-incentives/portola-woodstove-change-out-program/
El Dorado County AQMD Clean Lawnmower Incentive Program No Due Date Given Varies

Pre-approval is required before you dispose of your old mower under the CLIP program.  An office visit is not required, you may APPLY ONLINE FOR CLIP and we will approve your application within 24 hours during the week, and on the next business day if applied on weekend or holidays.

https://www.edcgov.us/AirQualityManagement/
Amador Air District Smoke Reduction Incentive Program No Due Date Given Varies

Currently, the Amador Air District is offering a Smoke Reduction Incentive Program (RIP). El Dorado County Air Quality Management District is administering this program on behalf of Amador Air District.  Contact them today to find out more!  (530) 621-7571. 

https://www.amadorgov.org/services/amador-air-district/grants-and-programs
Silicon Valley Clean Energy Residential Programs No Due Date Given Varies

Silicon Valley Clean Energy is helping residents switch from polluting natural gas to clean electricity for your home and car to improve local air quality, help you save money and create a more comfortable and safer home.

https://www.svcleanenergy.org/residents/
Pioneer Community Energy Incentive Programs No Due Date Given Varies

Pioneer’s two primary programs are the CCA Program and the mPOWER Program

The CCA Program provides electric generation for customers in PG&E territory. The purpose of the CCA Program is to provide lower and more stable rates, to invest in the local economy and to support and create local jobs by investing in local electric generation projects.

The mPOWER Program provides fixed-rate, no money down financing to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, multifamily and non-profit property owners for energy efficiency upgrades, water conservation measures, and energy generation systems. mPOWER is available throughout Placer County (including the City of Roseville), all of Nevada County, and the City of Folsom.

Pioneer Customers are also eligible for most PG&E Programs

Because Pioneer customers remain PG&E customers for transmission and delivery, Pioneer customers can still participate in the following public purpose programs administered by PG&E on behalf of the California Public Utilities Commission:

https://pioneercommunityenergy.ca.gov/about-us/programs/
Central Coast Community Energy Programs No Due Date Given Varies

Providing financial resources for your home or business
Through education and financial resources, 3CE Energy Programs assist our Central Coast Community with the switch from fossil fuels to clean energy alternatives. 

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Based on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measures, focusing our Energy Programs on the transportation and building sectors will provide the greatest impact on reducing GHG emissions locally.

Responding to community needs
As 3CE launches energy programs to meet our community’s goals, we continue to collaborate and engage with stakeholders to develop and enhance our energy programs.

https://3cenergy.org/energy-programs/