Solicitation Type
Grant Funding Opportunity
Solicitation Number
GFO-19-306
Solicitation Status
Awarded   (Notice of Proposed Award)
Division
Energy Research and Development
Program
Electric Program Investment Charge Program
Release Date
Submission Deadline
Questions Deadline

Purpose

This solicitation will focus on demonstrating the value of energy storage technologies that can support different customer needs, including for grid outages.   The solicitation will have three groups focused on non-Lithium ion technologies that can provide a minimum of 10 hours of energy storage and one group will focus on any energy storage technology for residential new construction.   

Group 1:  Demonstrate non-Lithium ion energy storage for 10 hours or longer at a minimum rating of 400 kW ($10M total; $5M - $10M per award); 

Group 2:  Demonstrate non-Lithium ion energy storage for 10 hours or longer at a minimum rating of 50 kW to support Native American Tribal communities ($4M total; $500k - $2M per award);

Group 3:  Demonstrate non-Lithium ion energy storage for 10 hours or longer at a minimum rating of 50 kW to support disadvantaged/low-income communities ($4M total; $500k - $2M per award);

Group 4:  Demonstrate energy storage to support a minimum of 15 new construction homes in three climate zones (a minimum of a coastal climate zone, central valley climate zone and a northern California climate zones) to support Title 24 Joint Appendix 12 compliance ($2M total; $500k - $1M per award).

Additional Information

  • Addendum 1 - The purpose of this addendum is to make revisions to the Solicitation Manual (See solicitation files)
  • Addendum 2 - The purpose of this addendum is to make revisions to the Solicitation Manual and add Item 14 EPIC Grant Agreement Special Terms and Conditions (See solicitation files)
  • Addendum 3 - This addendum makes revisions to the Solicitation Manual - Key Activities Schedule (See solicitation files)
  • Addendum 4 - This addendum makes revisions to the Solicitation Manual and CEQA Compliance Form (See solicitation files)
  • Pre-Application Workshop Presentation (See solicitation files)
  • Pre-Application Attendee List (See solicitation files)
  • Pre-Application Workshop Recording - YouTube
  • Notice of Proposed Award (See solicitation files)

Solicitation Events

January 17, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room