Energy Innovations Small Grant Program

The Energy Innovations Small Grant (EISG) Program provides up to $150,000 for hardware projects and $75,000 for modeling projects to small businesses, non-profits, individuals and academic institutions to conduct research that establishes the feasibility of new, innovative energy concepts. Research projects must target one of the PIER R&D areas, address a California energy problem and provide a potential benefit to California electric and natural gas ratepayers.

To encourage participation in the program the application and award process has been simplified and assistance is available in gaining access to technical experts.

The Grant Application Manual and supporting documents for the current solicitation can be downloaded from the solicitation notice page.

If you have any questions regarding the EISG Program or grant application, please contact the EISG Program Administrator by phone at (619) 594-1049, by fax at (619) 594-0996 or by email at

Electricity Research Grants Details

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Natural Gas Research Grants Details

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Transportation Research Grants Details

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