Solicitation Type
Grant Funding Opportunity
Solicitation Number
Solicitation Status
Awarded / On-Going   —  
(Cover Letter, Results Table)
Last Awarded Date
Release Date
Submission Deadline
Questions Deadline


The purpose of this solicitation is to provide financial assistance to help clean energy entrepreneurs successfully advance their emerging best-of-class innovative technology to the Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) stage. LRIP is the first step in making the transition from highly customized hand-built prototypes, which are used for performance testing and vetting the production process, to the final mass-produced end product produced in the Full-Rate Production phase.

Submission Deadline and Time

Round 1 

  • Release Date: April 14, 2022
  • Deadline to Submit Applications: August 18, 2022, 11:59 p.m.
  • Deadline for Written Questions: April 29, 2022, 5:00 p.m.

Round 2

  • Deadline to Submit Applications: August 11, 2023, 11:59 p.m.

Additional Information

  • Pre-Application Workshop Presentation (See Solicitation Files) 
  • Pre-Application Workshop Attendee List (See Solicitation Files)
  • Pre-Application Workshop Event Recording (See Event Page)
  • Addendum 1 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Addendum 2 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Addendum 3 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Addendum 4 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Notice of Proposed Award, Round 1 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Revised Notice of Proposed Award, Round 1 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Notice of Proposed Award, Round 2 (See Solicitation Files)

Solicitation Files

Solicitation Events

Solicitation Contact

Please contact the Energy Commission agreement officer within the solicitation manual.