Solicitation Type
Grant Funding Opportunity
Solicitation Number
Solicitation Status
Awarded   —   Notice of Proposed Award
(Cover Letter, Results Table)
Energy Research and Development
Electric Program Investment Charge Program
Release Date
Submission Deadline
Questions Deadline
Important: For this solicitation, applications will be submitted using the Grant Solicitation System (GSS). For assistance, please see How to Apply using GSS.


The purpose of this solicitation is to fund technology demonstration and deployment projects that accelerate commercialization and validate the capability of long-duration energy storage (LDES) technologies to improve grid reliability and resilience in disadvantaged communities (DACs), low-income communities (LICs), and California Native American Tribes (Tribes). This solicitation supports the EPIC Interim Investment Plan Initiative 4 titled “Optimizing Long-Duration Energy Storage to Improve Grid Resiliency and Reliability in Under-resourced Communities.”

Additional Information

  • Pre-Application Workshop Attendee List (See Solicitation Files)
  • Pre-Application Workshop Presentation (See Solicitation Files)
  • Pre-Application Workshop Event Recording (See Event page)
  • Questions and Answers (See Solicitation Files)
  • Addendum 1 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Addendum 2 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Addendum 3 (See Solicitation Files)
  • Notice of Proposed Awards, Cover Letter and Results Table (See Solicitation Files)

Solicitation Contact

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