Current Solicitations for the California Energy Commission's
Energy Research and Development Division


Natural Gas Funding Opportunities

Program Area Natural Gas Funding Opportunities Funding Amount Status
Active Solicitations empty cell empty cell Release Date
Energy Infrastructure
Natural Gas-Related Transportation
Advanced Natural Gas Engine Ignition Systems Research PON-14-501 $2.25 million October 10, 2014
Energy Infrastructure
Natural Gas-Related Transportation
Infrastructure Improvement: Research for Natural Gas Fueling Stations PON-14-502 $0.8 million October 2, 2014
Energy Infrastructure
Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity
Pipeline Safety and Damage Prevention Research
PON-14-503
$4.6 million December 12, 2014
Energy Efficiency
Industrial, Agriculture and Water Efficiency
Industrial Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Research
PON-14-504
$8.2 million November 26, 2014
Renewable Energy and Advanced Generation Advancing Clean Energy from Biomethane and Natural Gas
PON-14-505
$5.5 million December 10, 2014
Anticipated Solicitations empty cell empty cell Release Date
Renewable Energy and Advanced Generation Roles, Impacts, and Integration Needs of Natural Gas Generation in California’s Renewable Future $0.5 million Nov. 2014 – Jan. 2015
Energy Infrastructure
Energy-Related Environmental Research
Regional Climate Impacts and Adaptation Studies for the Natural Gas System $1.8 million Jan. 2015 – Mar. 2015
Closed Solicitations empty cell empty cell empty cell
Efficiency PON-13-503: Building Natural Gas Technology Grant Program $5.3 million Closed

For information on the approved natural gas research, development, and demonstration budget plans, please go to the following reports:




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.

  • Solicitation Files. (MS Word and Excel files)

  • Addendum 1. Posted December 12. 2014.
    Adds the CHP Calculator form and the Biogas Upgrade Cost Calculator form to Attachment 14

  • Pre-Application Workshop
    December 22, 2014
    10:00 AM
    California Energy Commission
    1516 9th Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Hearing Room B



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.



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.

  • Solicitation Files. (MS Word and Excel files)

  • Pre-Application Workshop

    January 8, 2015
    10:00 am
    California Energy Commission
    1516 9th Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Hearing Room B



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.



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.



Energy Innovations Small Grant (EISG) Program



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