Funding Opportunities

California Energy Commission – Vehicle-Grid Innovation Lab (ViGIL)

California Energy Commission – Vehicle-Grid Innovation Lab (ViGIL). Total funding is $2,000,000 with maximum awards of $2M depending on project. The CEC’s Clean Transportation Program (formerly known as the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program) announces the availability of up to $2 million in grant funds to increase the capacity and throughput of electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) standards testing at a laboratory.

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Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) – Innovative Methods to Control Hydraulic Properties of Enhanced Geothermal Systems

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) – Innovative Methods to Control Hydraulic Properties of Enhanced Geothermal Systems. Total funding is $12,000,000 with maximum awards of $500K-$6M depending on project. This FOA is specifically focused on the development of novel technologies and techniques that can be used to control flow regimes outside of the wellbore, within the reservoir, and to mitigate undesirable flow and heat transfer rates that degrade the performance of EGS reservoirs.

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New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) – Electric Truck & Bus Challenge

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) – Electric Truck & Bus Challenge. Total funding is $24,500,000 with maximum awards of $100K-$8M depending on project. NYSERDA seeks Proposals which aims to identify and demonstrate ways to reduce the cost, system and operational challenges of further deployment of medium- and heavy-duty (MD/HD) electric vehicles (EVs).

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New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) – Electric Mobility Challenge

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) – Electric Mobility Challenge. Total funding is $21,500,000 with maximum awards of $100K-$7M depending on project. NYSERDA seeks Proposals which aims to transform the transportation options for members of disadvantaged communities by providing safe, convenient electric mobility options that meet community needs.

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Department of Transportation – FY 2021 National Infrastructure Investments (i.e., the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program

Department of Transportation – FY 2021 National Infrastructure Investments (i.e., the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program. Total funding is $1,000,000,000 with maximum awards of $25M depending on project and location. RAISE Grants are for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant local or regional impact.

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Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) – Low Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Vehicle Technologies Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) – Low Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Vehicle Technologies Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment. Total funding is $62,750,000 with maximum awards of $500K-$4M depending on project. This FOA is seeking innovative solutions for on-road and off-road vehicles to develop and accelerate the charging infrastructure and drastically reduce GHG emissions in support of Administration goals.

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Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) and Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO) – SuperTruck 3

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) and Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO) – SuperTruck 3. Total funding is $100,000,000 with maximum awards of $16M-$33M depending on project. This FOA will support the Administration goal of net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 by accelerating the development of battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell, and hybrid electric powertrains for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

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California Energy Commission – Ultra-Low-Carbon Fuel: Commercial-Scale Production Facilities & Blending Infrastructure

California Energy Commission – Ultra-Low-Carbon Fuel: Commercial-Scale Production Facilities & Blending Infrastructure. Total funding is $8,000,000 with maximum awards of $3M, depending on project. The California Energy Commission’s (CEC’s) Clean Transportation Program announces the availability of $8.0 million to support ultra-low-carbon fuel in two funding categories: commercial-scale production facilities and blending infrastructure.

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Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) – FY21 Bioenergy Technologies Scale-up and Conversion FOA

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) – FY21 Bioenergy Technologies Scale-up and Conversion FOA. Total funding is $61,380,000 with maximum awards of $500K-$5M, depending on project. This FOA supports high-impact technology research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) to accelerate the bioeconomy and, in particular, the production of low-carbon fuels for the aviation industry.

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California Energy Commission – Renewable Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Production

California Energy Commission – Renewable Hydrogen Transportation Fuel Production. Total funding is $7,000,000 with maximum awards of $3M. This solicitation will fund projects to design, engineer, construct, install, test, operate, and maintain a hydrogen facility in California that will produce 100 percent renewable hydrogen from in-state renewable resource(s). The facility, once constructed and operational, will be a source of 100% renewable hydrogen which will be utilized for transportation fuel.

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