Current Solicitations for the
Energy Research and Development Division

Natural Gas Research & Development Program

Active Solicitations
Solicitation Title Deadline to Submit Applications Program Area/Strategic Objective Funding Amount
Natural Gas Pipeline Safety and Integrity Management Research Grant
GFO-15-504
February 8, 2016 Energy Infrastructure
Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity
$2.9 million
Light Heavy-Duty to Medium Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine Integration and Demonstration
GFO-15-503
November 3, 2015 Energy Infrastructure
Transportation
$7.8 million
2015 Industrial Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Research
GFO-15-501
October 29, 2015 Energy Efficiency
Industrial, Agriculture and Water Efficiency
$6.8 million
Anticipated Solicitations
Solicitation Title Release Date Program Area/Strategic Objective Funding Amount
Solutions to Environmental Issues Associated With Natural Gas Jan. 2016 - Mar. 2016 Energy Infrastructure
Energy-Related Environmental Research
$2.6 million
Building Natural Gas Technology Grant Program Jan. 2016 - Mar. 2016 Energy Efficiency
Building Energy Efficiency
$6.1 million
Closed Solicitations
Solicitation Title Release Date Program Area/Strategic Objective Funding Amount
Regional Climate Impacts and Adaptation Studies For the Natural Gas System and Other Environmental Related Issues - PON-14-507
NOPA Released August 5, 2015
Closed Energy Infrastructure Energy-Related Environmental Research $2.9 million
Roles, Impacts, and Integration Needs of Natural Gas Generation in California's Renewable Future - PON-14-506
NONA Released April 7, 2015
Closed Renewable Energy and Advanced Generation $0.5 million
Advancing Clean Energy from Biomethane and Natural Gas - PON-14-505
Revised NOPA Revised April 8, 2015
Closed Renewable Energy and Advanced Generation $5.5 million
Industrial Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Research - PON-14-504
Revised NOPA - Revised August 20, 2015
Closed Energy Efficiency
Industrial, Agriculture and Water Efficiency
$8.2 million
Pipeline Safety and Damage Prevention Research - PON-14-503
NOPA Released February 24, 2015
Closed Energy Infrastructure
Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity
$4.6 million
Advanced Natural Gas Engine Ignition Systems Research - PON-14-501
NOPA Released January 22, 2015
Closed Energy Infrastructure
Natural Gas-Related Transportation
$2.25 million
Infrastructure Improvement: Research for Natural Gas Fueling Stations - PON-14-502
NOPA Released January 26, 2015
Closed Energy Infrastructure
Natural Gas-Related Transportation
$0.8 million
Building Natural Gas Technology Grant Program - PON-13-503
NOPA Released July 2, 2014
Closed Energy Efficiency $5.3 million
Feedback Opportunities
Program Area Description Due Date
Buildings Energy Efficiency Request for Information Natural Gas Research Program Solicitation Development. Identify research needs to increase energy efficiency of natural gas systems associated with water heating, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and systems, controls and distribution systems, building envelope, and integrated systems in residential and commercial buildings. Posted October 7, 2015. October 23, 2015, by 5 p.m.

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Grant Funding Opportunity - GFO-15-505
2016 Industrial Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Grants

Date Released: December 21, 2015.
Deadline to submit Applications: February 9, 2016, by 5:00 p.m.



Grant Funding Opportunity - GFO-15-504
Natural Gas Pipeline Safety and Integrity Management Research Grant

Date Released: December 16, 2015.
Deadline to submit Applications: February 8, 2016, by 3:00 p.m.



Grant Funding Opportunity - GFO-15-503
Light Heavy-Duty to Medium Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine Integration and Demonstration Research

Date Released: September 3, 2015.
Deadline to submit Applications: November 3, 2015, by 3:00 p.m.

Notice of Proposed Awards
Posted November 24, 2015.



Grant Funding Opportunity - GFO-15-501
2015 Industrial Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Grants

Date Released: August 27, 2015.
Deadline to submit Applications: October 29, 2015, by 3:00 p.m.

Notice of Proposed Awards
Posted December 23, 2015.



Grant Funding Opportunity - GFO-15-320
Assess Vulnerability of California's Transportation Fuel Sector to Extreme Weather-Related Events and Identify Resilience Options

Date Released: February 1, 2016.
Deadline to submit Applications: March 18, 2016, by 3:00 p.m.

  • Solicitation Files. (MS Word and Excel files)

  • Pre-Application Workshop

    February 16, 2016
    1:00 p.m.
    California Energy Commission
    Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room A, First Floor
    1516 Ninth Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814


Program Opportunity Notice - PON-14-507
Regional Climate Impacts and Adaptation Studies For the Natural Gas System and Other Environmental Related Issues

Date Released: March 24, 2015.
Deadline to Submit Applications: 5/26/15 by 3:00 p.m.

Notice of Proposed Award
Posted August 5, 2015.


Program Opportunity Notice - PON-14-506
Roles, Impacts, and Integration Needs of Natural Gas Generation in California's Renewable Future

Date Released: January 23, 2015.

Deadline to Submit Applications: March 10, 2015 by 3:00 p.m.

Notice of No Awards
Posted April 7, 2015.



Program Opportunity Notice - PON-14-505
Advancing Clean Energy from Biogas, Biomethane and Natural Gas

Date Released: December 10, 2014.
Deadline to Submit Applications: 2/6/2015 by 3:00 p.m.

Revised Notice of Proposed Awards
Revised April 8, 2015.



Program Opportunity Notice - PON-14-504
2014 Industrial Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Grants

Date Released: November 26, 2014.
Deadline to submit Applications: January 29, 2015, by 3:00 p.m.

Revised Notice of Proposed Awards
Revised August 20, 2015.



Program Opportunity Notice - PON-14-503
Natural Gas Pipeline Safety and Damage Prevention Grant

Date Released: December 12, 2014.
Deadline to Submit Applications: February 2, 2015 by 3:00 p.m.



Program Opportunity Notice (PON-14-502)
Infrastructure Improvement Research for Natural Gas Fueling Stations

Transportation Research Area Program description

Date Released: October 2, 2014.
Deadline to Submit Applications: November 26, 2014 by 3:00 p.m.

Notice of Proposed Awards
Posted January 26, 2015.



Program Opportunity Notice - PON-14-501
Advanced Natural Gas Engine Ignition Systems Research

Date Released: October 10, 2014.

Deadline to Submit Applications: December 1 December 5, 2014 by 3:00 p.m.

Notice of Proposed Awards
Posted January 22, 2015.



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