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
Anticipated Solicitations empty cell empty cell Release Date
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 $5.5 million Nov. 2014 – Jan. 2015
Energy Infrastructure
Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity
Pipeline Safety and Damage Prevention Research $4.6 million Nov. 2014 – Jan. 2015
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 Program PON-13-503 $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-14-504
2014 Industrial Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Grants

Date Released: November 26, 2014.
Deadline to Submit Applications: January 20, 2015 by 3:00 p.m.

  • Solicitation Files. (MS Word and Excel files)

  • Pre-Application Workshop

    December 9, 2014
    10:00 am
    California Energy Commission
    1516 9th Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Hearing Room A



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.



Building Natural Gas Technology (BNGT) Grant Program

Program Opportunity Notice - PON-13-503

Date Released: December 4, 2013.

Notice of Proposed Awards - Posted July 2, 2014

Deadline to Submit Abstracts (Stage 1) - February 3, 2014 by 3:00 p.m.
Deadline to Submit Proposals (Stage 2) - April 11, 2014 by 3:00 p.m.

Stage 1 Results. Posted March 5, 2014


Program Opportunity Notice PON-13-506
Natural Gas Engine-Hybrid Electric Research and Development

Notice of Proposed Awards - Posted May 2, 2014




Energy Innovations Small Grant (EISG) Program



Program Opportunity Notice (PON-13-301)
Developing a Portfolio of Advanced Efficiency Solutions: Technologies and Approaches for More Affordable and Comfortable Buildings

Documents for this solicitation been moved to the EPIC Contracts page. All future EPIC PONs will appear on that page.



PIER Contractors' General Information



PIER Royalties Worksheets



ETAP Royalties Worksheets


PIER Project Report Style Manual

Please See Style Manual Page


PIER Program Sole / Single Source Contract Procedures

Please See Procedures Page



EPIC Terms and Conditions

Grant:



PIER Terms and Conditions

Contract:

Grant:


Invoicing



Contact information for the Energy Commission's Contracts, Grants and Loans Office is contained within each solicitation.