Funding Opportunities

California Energy Commission – Realizing Accelerated Manufacturing and Production for Clean Energy Technologies

California Energy Commission – Realizing Accelerated Manufacturing and Production for Clean Energy Technologies. Total funding is $40,834,000 with maximum awards of $1M-$3M, depending on project. The purpose of this solicitation is to provide financial assistance to help clean energy entrepreneurs successfully advance their emerging best-of-class innovative technology to the Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) stage.

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Department of Agriculture – Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities

Department of Agriculture – Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities: Building Markets and Investing in America’s Climate-Smart Farmers, Ranchers & Forest Owners to Strengthen U.S. Rural and Agricultural Communities. Total funding is $1,000,000,000 with maximum awards of $250K-$100M, depending on project. This funding opportunity will build markets and invest in America’s climate-smart farmers, ranchers, and forest owners to strengthen U.S. rural and agricultural communities.

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California Energy Commission – Zero-Emission Transportation Manufacturing

California Energy Commission – Zero-Emission Transportation Manufacturing. Total funding is $60,000,000 with maximum awards of $3M-30M, depending on project. The CEC’s Clean Transportation Program announces the availability of up to $60 million in grant funds for projects that will increase in-state manufacturing of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV), ZEV components and batteries, and ZEV charging or refueling equipment.

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Department of Transportation – FY 2022 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Grant Program and the Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program

Department of Transportation – FY 2022 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Grant Program and the Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Program. Total funding is $1,100,000,000 for Low-No and $372,000,000 for Buses and Bus Facilities, with maximum awards of 80-90% of net project cost. Funds are for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles that use advanced technologies for transit revenue operations, including related equipment or facilities; and to assist in the financing of capital projects to replace, rehabilitate, purchase or lease buses and related equipment, and to rehabilitate, purchase, construct, or lease bus-related facilities.

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Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration – 2022 Port Infrastructure Development Program Grants

Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration – 2022 Port Infrastructure Development Program Grants. Total funding is $450,000,000 with maximum awards of $1M-$112.5M, depending on project. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act authorized and appropriated $450 million for the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) to establish a port and intermodal improvement program to improve the safety, efficiency, or reliability of the movement of goods through ports and intermodal connections to coastal seaports, inland river ports, and Great Lakes ports.

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California Energy Commission – Targeted Hydrogen Blending in Existing Gas Network for Decarbonization

California Energy Commission – Targeted Hydrogen Blending in Existing Gas Network for Decarbonization. Total funding is $5,658,042 with maximum awards of $4M-$5,658,042, depending on technology. The purpose of the solicitation is to fund research that helps to shape and develop the safety practices of blending hydrogen into natural gas pipeline system by identifying the requirements, steps, and procedures involved.

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California Energy Commission – Clean Transportation Program Rural Electric Vehicle (REV) Charging

California Energy Commission – Clean Transportation Program Rural Electric Vehicle (REV) Charging. Total funding is $4,800,000 with maximum awards of $500K-$1.6M, depending on project. The purpose of the Rural Electric Vehicle (REV) Charging solicitation is to: Demonstrate replicable and scalable business and technology models that can deploy electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to serve rural EV drivers; Support travel by rural EV drivers, especially those from low-income or disadvantaged communities; Provide EV charging access in rural areas that are not served or inadequately served by charging stations; Provide support and maintenance services to ensure reliable and readily accessible chargers; and Engage local rural communities and businesses to increase charger awareness and promote EV adoption.

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California Energy Commission – Reliable, Equitable, and Accessible Charging for multi-family Housing (REACH)

California Energy Commission – Reliable, Equitable, and Accessible Charging for multi-family Housing (REACH). Total funding is $8,500,000 with maximum awards of $3M, depending on project. The purpose of this solicitation is to demonstrate replicable and scalable business and technology models for large-scale deployment of EV charging infrastructure capable of maximizing access and EV travel for multi-family housing residents.

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California Energy Commission – Vehicle-to-Building Technologies for Resilient Backup Power

California Energy Commission – Vehicle-to-Building Technologies for Resilient Backup Power. Total funding is $19,500,000 with maximum awards of $4M, depending on group. This solicitation seeks to accelerate development of technologies and easy-to-implement products that allow individual or fleets of PEVs to power residential, commercial, or public buildings including but not limited to schools, community centers, or government facilities during electricity outages or intentional islanding events.

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