Solicitation Type
Grant Funding Opportunity
Solicitation Number
Solicitation Status
Awarded   (Notice of Proposed Award - PDF)
Energy Research and Development
Food Production Investment Program
Release Date
Submission Deadline
Questions Deadline


 The goals of the program are to accelerate the adoption of advanced energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies at California food processing plants, demonstrate their reliability and effectiveness, help California food processors work towards a low carbon future, and benefit priority populations.

Additional Information

Submission Deadline and Time

Round 1 

  • Deadline to Submit Applications: December 4, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
  • Deadline to Submit Commitment Letter(s): December 20, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

Round 2 (if funds remain)

  • Deadline to Submit Applications: February 28, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
  • Deadline to Submit Commitment Letter(s): March 16, 2020, 5:00 p.m.

Contractors' Information



  • Pre-Application Workshop Attendee List - both dates (See solicitation files)
  • Questions and Answers (See solicitation files)

WebEx recordings

Solicitation Events

September 5, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room, First Floor
September 10, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Governing Board Room