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Important: For this solicitation, applications will be submitted using the Grant Solicitation System (GSS). For assistance, please see How to Apply using GSS.


This is a competitive grant solicitation. The CEC announces the availability of up to $4,070,070 to provide grants to local governments, which will be awarded for eligible project activities including the following:

  • Community building decarbonization planning.
  • Municipal building decarbonization planning.
  • Advancing municipal operations to support building decarbonization.
  • Developing local codes, ordinances, and voluntary decarbonization measures.
  • Building decarbonization related workforce development activities.

Grant awards will prioritize rural, low-income, and disadvantaged communities. This solicitation can be referred to as the Local Government Building Decarbonization Challenge (LGBDC).

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)

Solicitation Events

March 22, 2024 | 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Remote Access Only

Solicitation Contact

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