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6300

Impacted area and natural gas pipeline under 1.0 meter sea level rise scenario

Assessment of Bay Area Gas Pipeline Vulnerability to Sea Water Intrusion

The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Berkeley campus

Project Start Date: 5/28/2012

Project Amount: $425,000

6506

Energy Commission logo

Assessment of Potentially Deleterious Effect of Geologic Carbon Sequestration Operations on Groundwater Quality

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/25/2012

Project Amount: $600,000

6649

Evaluation of Opportunities to Mitigate Fugitive Methane Emissions from the California Natural Gas System

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/29/2012

Project Amount: $1,100,000

6667

Two-reactor Air Indedpendent Internal Oxidation steam generator

Novel Flex Fuel Oxidation for Distributed Generation

ZERE Energy and Biofuels, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/29/2012

Project Amount: $998,346

6668

Houweling's Tomatoes Conservation Manager Richard Vanderburg

Combined Heat and Power with Thermal Storage for Modern Greenhouses

Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas)

Project Start Date: 6/29/2012

Project Amount: $1,502,699

6670

Aerial View of San Bernadino Water Reclamation Plant

Fuel-flexible, hybrid CHP at San Bernardino Municipal Water Department

Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/29/2012

Project Amount: $1,767,185

6968

Density of CNG fueling infrastructure in California (December 2014)

Development of Natural Gas Vehicle Research Roadmap

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/19/2013

Project Amount: $313,000

6586

Energy Commission logo

Investigations of Potential Induced Seismicity Related to Geologic Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in California

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/19/2013

Project Amount: $575,423

29520

Entrance of project's building showing electrochromic windows tinted.

ZNE Demonstration- Integration of Dynamic Daylighting and Passive Cooling/Heating for High Return on Investment

View, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/28/2013

Project Amount: $1,542,233

6969

Top-Down Quantification of Methane Emissions from California's Natural Gas System

UC Davis-Sub of UC San Diego

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $900,000

29554

Energy Commission logo

Low NOx Natural Gas Engine Development for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

South Coast Air Quality Management District

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $2,000,000

29497

Energy Commission logo

Green Waste to Renewable Natural Gas by PyroBioMethane

Anaergia Services

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $395,121

7051

Diakont robotic crawler for girth weld defect detection and inline inspection of natural gas pipelines.

Commercialization of ILI Technology which Accurately Detects, Locates, and Measures Pipeline Girth Weld Defects

Diakont Advanced Technologies, Inc

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $1,000,000

7052

Acellent's real-time active pipeline integrity detection system improves safety and integrity of gas pipelines in California.

Real-time Active Pipeline Integrity Detection (RAPID)

Acellent Technologies, Inc

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $622,622

29498

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Carbon Dioxide Based Co-Products from Renewable Natural Gas Fuel Production

University of California, Riverside

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $359,847

29557

The Villages at Beechwood multifamily apartment complex located in Lancaster, CA

Demonstrating Scalable Very Energy Efficient Retrofits for Low Income, Multifamily Housing

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $1,351,283

29534

PCS Chair User at Integral Group office

Innovative Low-Energy Occupant-Responsive Controls for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems

Regents of the University of California/California Institute for Energy and Environment

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $1,629,399

29555

Manufactured Housing Under Construction in Riverside, CA

Advanced Envelope Systems for Factory Built Homes

The Levy Partnership, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $1,433,568

29525

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Building Energy Efficient Cooling and Heating (BEECH)

Altex Technologies Corporation

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $1,582,817

29532

Energy Commission logo

Small and Medium Building Efficiency Toolkit and Community Demonstration Program

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $2,000,000

29529

Graphic Display from HEED(Home Energy Efficient Design) Software

Tools and Materials for Zero Net Energy California Buildings

The Regents of the University of California

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $1,335,074

29524

Energy Commission logo

Codes and Standards Quality Demonstration Program

The Regents of the University of California

Project Start Date: 7/12/2013

Project Amount: $1,167,103

29526

Installed Chromasun's Solar Thermal Micro-Concentrator panels above the J.W. Marriort Resort in Palm Springs, CA

Demonstration of a Solar Thermal Heat Pump System

Chromasun, Inc

Project Start Date: 7/15/2013

Project Amount: $935,100

29530

Enovative lab for testing fixtures and valves

Improve Energy Efficiency of Hot Water Distribution Systems in Multifamily Buildings

Enovative Group, Inc.

Project Start Date: 7/15/2013

Project Amount: $1,061,800

6912

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Study of Linked Water and Natural Gas Demand

The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Berkeley campus

Project Start Date: 1/15/2014

Project Amount: $250,000

29667

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Gas Fuel Interchangeability Criteria Phase 2: Validations and Refinement

Advanced Power and Energy Program - UC Irvine

Project Start Date: 2/19/2014

Project Amount: $100,000

29683

Research aircraft

Improvement of an Airborne Natural Gas Leak-Detection System

UC Davis-Sub of UC San Diego

Project Start Date: 3/17/2014

Project Amount: $300,000

29724

Researcher explaining the sampling setup at a wastewater treatment plant

Identification and Evaluation of Constituents Found in Biogas in California

California Air Resources Board

Project Start Date: 3/26/2014

Project Amount: $400,000

29742

Low-pressure adsorbed natural gas tank installed in a 2012 Toyota Camry.

Natural Gas Vehicle On-Board Storage

BlackPak

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $1,200,000

29751

 Packaged CHP system in Partially Completed Enclosure

High Compression Ratio Free Piston Engine for CHP

EtaGen, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $796,247

29754

Energy Commission logo

Piloting a Combined Heat and Power Distributed Generation System Powered by Anhydrous Ammonia

University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $997,225

29753

Cabinet and internal view of DG/CHP system installed at the University of California, Irvine. The system has a maximum electrical output of 35 kW and uses a Mazda rotary engine as the prime mover.

Low Cost Micro DG/CHP for Use in Laundry Facilities

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine Advanced Power and Energy Program

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $994,307

29752

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Combined Heat and Power System with Multi Function Absorption Cycle

Desert Power, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $800,000

29750

Activated carbon absorbers (on the right) reduce NOx

Pre and Post-Combustion NOx Control For Biogas Engine With Microwave Energy

CHA Corporation

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $646,604

29803

Dried apple slices leaving the SIRDBHAD.

Commercial Demonstration of Innovative, Energy Efficient Infrared Processing of Healthy Fruit and Vegetable Snacks

Agricultural Research Services, United States Department of Agriculture

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $884,810

29756

Analysis of Performance of a Highly Efficient, Multi-MW Renewable Biogas Fuel Cell and Absorption Chiller CHP System at UCSD

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $390,553

29782

Laboratory test setup for forward osmosis membranes.

Forward Osmosis Desalination of Industrial Waste Water

Trevi Systems Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $1,700,000

29784

Infrared Walnut Dryer at Emerald Farms in Maxwell, CA.

Demonstration and Commercial Implementation of Energy Efficient Drying for Walnuts

UC Davis-Sub of UC San Diego

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $1,118,285

29783

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Demonstration of Industrial System with Real-time Response to Fuel Stock Variability

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $1,600,000

29828

Natural Gas Hybrid-Electric Truck Configuration

Development of Natural Gas Plug-In Hybrid Class 8 Trucks

Transportation Power, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $900,000

29832

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Parallel-Series Multi-Mode Class-4 CNG-PHEV

Efficient Drivetrains Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $900,000

29835

Natural Gas Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Integration

Optimized Natural Gas Hybrid-Electric Drayage Truck Demonstration

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $900,000

29755

Gas Sample Cleaning Unit

Air Quality Implications of using Biogas (AQIB) to Replace Natural Gas in California

Regents of the University of California (University of California, Davis)

Project Start Date: 7/8/2014

Project Amount: $775,064

29763

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High Efficiency Indirect-Fired Rotary Dryer with Advanced Heat Pump for Bulk Foods Processing

Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 7/31/2014

Project Amount: $2,600,000

29764

Field measurement on sample house

Assessment of Residential Natural Gas Emissions

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 8/18/2014

Project Amount: $500,000

29926

Advanced hot water heating distribution system.

Demonstration of High-Efficiency Hot Water Systems in Commercial Foodservice

Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

Project Start Date: 10/1/2014

Project Amount: $889,036

29789

Mobile laser scanning (MLS) system used to measure subsidence with unprecedented detail in space and time.

High Resolution Measurement of Levee Subsidence Related to Natural Gas Infrastructure in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center

Project Start Date: 10/8/2014

Project Amount: $325,000

29922

Building Ventilation Testing Unit

Measurement and Control of Ventilation Rates in Commercial Buildings in California

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 11/1/2014

Project Amount: $750,000

29921

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Demonstration of a Novel Ultra-Low NOx Boiler for Commercial Buildings

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 11/1/2014

Project Amount: $798,788

29923

Different Measurement Devices Installed

Healthy and Efficient New Gas Homes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 11/1/2014

Project Amount: $1,250,000

29924

Energy Commission logo

Research and development of natural draft ultra low emissions burners for gas appliances

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 11/3/2014

Project Amount: $400,000

29895

Installed Burner and Boiler Illustration

Near Zero NOx Burner

Altex Technologies Corporation

Project Start Date: 11/3/2014

Project Amount: $347,933

29925

The Werewolf Restaurant in San Diego replaced an outdated broiler using about five therms per day to a lidded broiler that can use up to 50 percent less natural gas

Demonstration of High-Efficiency Commercial Cooking Equipment and Kitchen Ventilation System

Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

Project Start Date: 11/3/2014

Project Amount: $909,515

29963

Calpine Corporation: U5 Turbine Bypass – Condenser Modifications and Piping

Investigating Flexible Generation Capabilities at the Geysers

Geysers Power Company, LLC

Project Start Date: 1/5/2015

Project Amount: $3,000,000

29962

Itron Duck Chart

Improving Solar & Load Forecasts: Reducing the Operational Uncertainty Behind the Duck Chart

Itron, Inc., dba IBS

Project Start Date: 1/15/2015

Project Amount: $998,926

29959

Snapshots of temperature contours at various time intervals during energy extraction by the cold heat transfer fluid from UCLA thermofluid stored inside the tubes in a shell-and-tube heat exchanger configuration

Low- Cost Thermal Energy Storage for Dispatchable CSP

University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 1/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,497,024

29958

Microgrid solar station

Solar Forecast Based Optimization of Distributed Energy Resources in the LA Basin and UC San Diego Microgrid

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 1/15/2015

Project Amount: $999,984

29966

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Improving Short-Term Wind Power Forecasting through Measurements and Modeling of the Tehachapi Wind Resource Area

University of California - Davis

Project Start Date: 1/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

29961

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System

High-Fidelity Solar Power Forecasting Systems for the 392 MW Ivanpah Solar Plant (CSP) and the 250 MW California Valley Solar Ranch (PV)

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 1/15/2015

Project Amount: $999,898

30001

Solar-Reflective "Cool" Walls: Benefits, Technologies, and Implementation

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 3/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,500,000

30006

New ZNE test home with Unvented Attic in Fresno, California

Comparing Attic Approaches for Zero Net Energy Homes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 3/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30002

Lamp testing lab

From the Laboratory to the California Marketplace: A New Generation of LED Lighting Solutions

Regents of the University of California, Davis - California Lighting Technology Center

Project Start Date: 4/1/2015

Project Amount: $2,995,187

30003

Lighting experiment - LBNL Flexlab

Developing Flexible, Networked Lighting Control Systems That Reliably Save Energy

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/1/2015

Project Amount: $1,875,000

30031

Energy storage and distribution system

Validated and Transparent Energy Storage Valuation and Optimization Tool

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/11/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30067

Forest Biomass Facility installing the CircleDraft gasifier system

Modular Biomass Power Systems to Facilitate Forest Fuel Reduction Treatment

West Biofuels, LLC

Project Start Date: 4/13/2015

Project Amount: $2,000,000

30016

DC Power System Graphic

Direct Current as an Integrating and Enabling Platform

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30069

Screenshot of BioSiting webtool: Biomass availability by county

Paths to Sustainable Distributed Generation Through 2050: Matching Local Waste Biomass Resources with Grid, Industrial, and Community Levels

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30063

Hydrothermal Processing System

Dairy Waste-to-Bioenergy via the Integration of Concentrating Solar Power and a High Temperature Conversion Process

Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas)

Project Start Date: 4/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,494,736

30064

InnoSepra's mobile gas cleanup and conditioning system installed in Simi Valley Landfill. Tower at the background of top picture is the landfill's flaring tower; white pipes at the lower part of the bottom picture supplies the biogas from the landfill.

Low Cost Biogas Power Generation with Increased Efficiency and Lower Emissions

InnoSepra, LLC

Project Start Date: 5/1/2015

Project Amount: $1,318,940

30045

Energy maintenance worker educating family on best HVAC practices

Examining the Heterogeneity of Energy Efficiency Adoption and Savings Across Socio-Economic and Ethnic Groups Using a Large Scale Quasi-Experiment

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $360,632

30044

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Capturing Cultural Diversity in California Residential Energy Efficiency Potential: An Energy Ethnography of Hispanic Households

Inova Energy Group, LLC

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $224,593

30056

Hispanic family in front of a solar home community

Home Energy Efficiency Retrofits in California: An Analysis of Sociocultural Factors Influencing Customer Adoption

Center for Sustainable Energy

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $599,924

30055

Energy Commission logo

Fieldwork to Document Technology Adoption and Behavior Change Across Diverse Geographies and Populations to Inform Energy Efficiency Program Design

Indicia Consulting

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $574,545

30057

Multifamily unit

Cultural Factors in the Energy Use Patterns of Multifamily Tenants

TRC Engineers, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $379,019

30084

Fremont Fire Station 11

City of Fremont Fire Stations Microgrid Project

Gridscape Solutions, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $1,817,925

30078

Microgrid at Las Positas Community College

Las Positas Community College Microgrid

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $1,522,591

30086

The Advanced Corona Ignition System (ACIS) ignition system. One of two tested under this project.

Comparison of Advanced Ignition Systems for Near-Zero-Emission Heavy-Duty NG Trucks

North American Repower, LLC

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $750,000

30073

GTI plasma ignition (left) next to conventional spark ignition (right)

High Frequency Corona Discharge Ignition System Demonstration

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $750,000

30087

GM 5.7L Natural Gas Engine equipped with in-chamber sensors for pressure and ions

Advanced Plasma Ignition Systems for Class 3-8 Natural Gas Engines

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $749,868

30071

CNG Compressor and Station Storage Testing

Advanced Fueling Method to Achieve Full Fill for Natural Gas Vehicles

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $400,000

29977

A screenshot of the Cal-Adapt tool

Visualizing Climate-Related Risks to the Natural Gas System Using Cal-Adapt

The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Berkeley campus

Project Start Date: 5/13/2015

Project Amount: $300,000

30108

Visual representation of the modeling to investigate the impact of aerosols on hydropower

Aerosol Impacts on the Hydrology and Hydropower Generation in California

Regents of the University of California, Riverside Campus

Project Start Date: 5/13/2015

Project Amount: $399,818

30111

Comanche Station Power Plant

Evaluation of Cost, Performance and Water Conserving Capability of Hybrid Cooling

Maulbetsch Consulting

Project Start Date: 5/13/2015

Project Amount: $581,580

30124

2030 Strategies for a Decarbonized Grid

Develop Analytical Tools and Technologies to Plan for and Minimize the Impacts of Climate Change on the Electricity System

Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3)

Project Start Date: 5/13/2015

Project Amount: $700,000

30046

Installing the PG&E electrical pole at the Lakeview Farms Dairy Biogas to Electricity Project

The Lakeview Farms Dairy Biogas - To - Electricity Project

ABEC #3 LLC, dba Lakeview Farms Dairy Biogas

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $4,000,000

30047

Drone flight photo on 1-30-2017, showing both digester cells double lined and ready for cover trench work.  View looking North towards dairy.

The West Star North Dairy Biogas-to -Electricity Project

ABEC #2 LLC, dba West Star North Dairy Biogas

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $4,000,000

30054

Project Site in the Foothills of the Sierra Mountains

North Fork Community Power Forest Bioenergy Facility Demonstration

The Watershed Research and Training Center

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $4,965,420

30070

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Demonstration of integrated photovoltaic systems and smart inverter functionality utilizing advanced distribution sensors

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30068

Sunspec's System Validation Platform

Smart Inverter Interoperability Standards and Open Testing Framework to Support High-Penetration Distributed Photovoltaics and Storage

SunSpec Alliance

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $2,000,000

30060

Self-tracking solar photovoltaic panel

Self-Tracking Concentrator Photovoltaics for Distributed Generation

Glint Photonics, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $999,940

30051

Anaerobic Digestion Deployment for Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy

Enabling Anaerobic Digestion Deployment for Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $4,300,000

30061

Installation of Process Development Unit

Advanced Recycling to 1-MW Municipal Solid Waste of Electricity Generation

Taylor Energy

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,499,481

30053

Kennedy Jenks Project at Silicon Valley Waste Wastewater Treatment Plant

Lowering Food-Waste Co-digestion Costs through an Innovative Combination of a Pre-Sorting Technique and a Strategy for Cake Solids Reduction

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,496,902

30062

The Powertainer, a modular biomass 150KW power plant

Cleaner Air, Cleaner Energy: Converting Forest Fire Management Waste to On Demand Renewable Energy

All Power Labs, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,890,125

30032

Eos Grid-Scale Energy System

Utility Demonstration of Znyth Battery Technology to Characterize Performance and Grid Benefits

Eos Energy Storage, LLC

Project Start Date: 5/27/2015

Project Amount: $2,156,704

30065

Sunfolding solar PV tracking system yields higher performance in photovoltaic systems

Mass-manufactured, Air Driven Trackers for Low Cost, High Performance Photovoltaic Systems

Sunfolding Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/1/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30049

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Community Scale Digester with Advanced Interconnection to the Electrical Grid

Organic Energy Solutions

Project Start Date: 6/1/2015

Project Amount: $5,000,000

30072

Fueled TJI prechamber in light duty engine [source SAE 2012-01-0823]

Research of Advanced Spark Ignited Prechambers Utilizing Turbulent Jet Ignition

Olson-Ecologic Engine Testing Laboratories, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/1/2015

Project Amount: $750,000

30082

Plug-in Vehicle Demand Management

Smart Charging of Plug-in Vehicles with Driver Engagement for Demand Management and Participation in Electricity Markets

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/4/2015

Project Amount: $1,993,355

30096

Direct-to-chip liquid cooling for data racks

Demonstration of Low-Cost Liquid Cooling Technology for Data Centers

Asetek USA, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/13/2015

Project Amount: $3,552,678

30017

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Weather Related Scenarios for the Natural Gas System: California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 6/15/2015

Project Amount: $600,000

30099

Energy Commission logo

Unlocking Industrial Energy Efficiency Through Optimized Energy Management Systems

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 6/15/2015

Project Amount: $4,981,729

30100

Utility pole, smart meter and water pump in a field demonstrating PowWow's technology to save energy and optimize irrigation while maintaining or improving crop yields.

Irrigation Optimization and Well Pump Monitoring to Reduce Energy and Water Consumption

PowWow Energy, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/15/2015

Project Amount: $2,292,829

30128

Kaiser Medical Center in Richmond

Renewable Microgrid for a Medical Center

Charge Bliss, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/17/2015

Project Amount: $4,776,171

30079

Demonstrate a utility-owned renewable based community microgrid at Borrego Springs California

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Project Start Date: 6/22/2015

Project Amount: $4,724,802

30007

Boxed Netted Insulation under Roof Deck

Cost- and Energy-Efficient Attic Designs for California Homes

BIRA Energy

Project Start Date: 6/29/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30109

Installed Equipment for Snowpack Measurements

Improving Hydrological Snowpack Forecasting for Hydropower Generation Using Intelligent Information Systems

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 6/29/2015

Project Amount: $1,100,000

30106

A series of mobile transects in a car outfitted with sophisticated meteorological monitoring equipment helps researchers collect data to resolve fine-scale determinants of the urban heat island effect.

Monitoring the Urban Heat Island Effect and the Efficiency of Future Countermeasures

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/29/2015

Project Amount: $500,000

30154

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Development and Demonstration of a Cost Effective, Packaged Approach to Industrial Gas Efficiency Using Organic Rankine Cycle Technology

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/29/2015

Project Amount: $877,739

29974

Tersus Solutions carbon dioxide washing machine at Port Hueneme Naval Base

CO2 Cleaning Project

CO2Nexus, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $900,300

29999

Energy Commission logo

Optimizing Radiant Systems for Energy Efficiency and Comfort

The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Berkeley campus

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,939,964

30005

Ductwork setup in WCEC Testing Chamber

Development and Testing of the Next Generation Residential Space Conditioning System for California

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,993,005

30075

A Renewable Based Direct Current Building Scale Microgrid

Robert Bosch LLC

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,817,566

30083

Demonstrating Plug-in Electric Vehicles Smart Charging and Storage Supporting the Grid

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,989,432

30097

Porifera team

Advance Wastewater Treatment Using Forward Osmosis to Produce High Quality Water

Porifera, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $3,230,420

30092

Porifera Forward Osmosis Concentrator

Demonstration of Forward Osmosis to Produce Juice Concentrate, Purify and Reuse Wastewater and Reduce Energy Use

Porifera, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,499,289

30113

Dynamic integrated window and facade system that aims to reduce electricity use in buildings

High-Performance Integrated Window and Facade Solutions for California Buildings

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $3,000,000

30095

Wexus logo

Wexus Energy and Water Management Mobile Software for the Agricultural Industry

Wexus Technologies, Incorporated

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $4,000,000

30112

Hatchet Ridge Wind where the StrikeFree bat deterence system is being tested.

Rotor-Mounted Bat Impact Deterrence System Design and Testing

Frontier Wind

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $862,875

30105

GHG emission trajectories for two different scenarios

Building a Healthier and More Robust Future: 2050 Low Carbon Energy Scenarios for California

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $700,000

30123

Change in Delivered Electricity by Resource in 2050 due to Climate Change

Building a Climate Change Resilient Electricity System for Meeting California's Energy and Environmental Goals

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $698,792

30094

Conventional and Modified Wastewater Treatment Flow Diagrams

Raw Wastewater Filtration to Increase Organic Removal Efficiency and Achieve Significant Electrical Savings

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $3,476,085

30143

Demonstration of ISO/IEC 15118 on a Daimler Smart Electric Drive vehicle

Next-Generation Grid Communication for Residential PEVs

ChargePoint, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30059

Indoor laboratory test stands, showing inverters (top) and PV simulators (bottom)

Assessing the Ability of Smart Inverters and Smart Consumer Devices to Enable more Residential Solar Energy

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,705,478

30149

CE&S Dairy Biogas Combined Heat and Power Project – Flush Manure Collection Pit

ABEC #4 Renewable Combined Heat and Power Project

ABEC #4 LLC CE&S Dairy Biogas

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $3,000,000

30140

Rooftop PV Jackson Sustainable Winery Building, shipping container, and 62.5 kW SMA inverter

Demonstration of Community Scale Low Cost Highly Efficient PV and Energy Management System

UC Davis-Sub of UC San Diego

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,238,491

30115

Right of Way Violation and Alert System will prevent damage and improve safety of  natural gas pipelines in California

Pipeline Right of Way Monitoring and Notification System

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,049,978

30121

Combustion Oven during Installation process

Demonstration of an Advanced Low NOx Ribbon Burner Combustion System for Industrial Bakeries

Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $950,000

30151

Computer render of the EC Power XRGI 15|20 combined heat and power unit, the Q-Heat Distributor, and the iQ-Control Panel shown above (left to right).

Showcase Field Demonstrations of a 25 kWe Low-Emission Reciprocating Engine CHP System at the SoCal Gas Energy Resource Center

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $562,820

30152

Chilled biodiesel scrubber for removal of water and tars from the producer gas

Advancing Novel Biogas Cleanup Systems for the Production of Renewable Natural Gas

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30155

View of the two Capstone microturbines with a third foundation for future installation. The H2S removal tank is in the background, in front of the digester.

Las Gallinas Valley Biogas Energy Recovery System (BERS) Project

Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $999,070

30153

Small-scale batch of sorbent material for separating carbon dioxide from biogas. Formulation will be scaled-up from gram to kilogram-sized batches.

Cost Reduction for Biogas Upgrading via a Low-Pressure Solid-State Amine Scrubber

Mosaic Materials, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30167

North State Rendering anaerobic digester facility with refueling station (foreground) and digesters (background).

Improvements to biogas production using micronutrients, operational methodologies, and biogas processing equipment to enable pipeline injection of biomethane

Biogas Energy Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $415,000

30156

Chilled biodiesel scrubber for removal of water and tars from the producer gas

Renewable Natural Gas Production from Woody Biomass via Gasification and Fluidized-Bed Methanation

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30098

Wastewater treatment facility

Energy Efficiency in California's Water Sector Using Customized Energy Management and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems

University of California, Riverside

Project Start Date: 7/1/2015

Project Amount: $3,017,034

30077

Community Microgrid at Blue Lake Rancheria

Demonstrating a renewable based microgrid for a critical facility at the Blue Lake Rancheria

Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation

Project Start Date: 7/6/2015

Project Amount: $5,000,000

30146

Biomass boiler (left) produces hot water for the Organic Rankine Generator (not shown).

Advancing Biomass Combined Heat and Power Technology to Support Rural California, the Environment, and the Electrical Grid

Sierra Institute for Community and Environment

Project Start Date: 7/10/2015

Project Amount: $2,385,261

30144

Transformer Monitoring System

Distribution System Aware Vehicle to Grid Services for Improved Grid Stability and Reliability

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/1/2015

Project Amount: $1,499,977

30114

Variable Refrigerant Flow and Indirect Evaporative Cooling Test site in Davis, California

Climate appropriate HVAC Systems for Commercial Buildings to Reduce Energy Use and Demand

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/3/2015

Project Amount: $2,834,721

30116

Acellent's Encroachment Detection System will prevent damage to natural gas pipelines and improve safety in California.

Rapid+ System for Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity Management

Acellent Technologies, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/3/2015

Project Amount: $1,633,093

30008

Ultrasonic Room Anemometer with Carrier Board

Very Low-cost MEMS-based Ultrasonic Anemometer for Use Indoors and in HVAC Ducts

The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Berkeley campus

Project Start Date: 8/25/2015

Project Amount: $2,488,964

30080

Electrical infrastructure at the Laguna Subregional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Santa Rosa

Laguna Subregional Wastewater Treatment Plant Microgrid

Trane U.S., Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/27/2015

Project Amount: $4,999,804

30110

Golden Eagle

Learning from Real-World Experience to Understand Renewable Energy Impacts to Wildlife

U.S. Geological Survey (Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center - FRESC)

Project Start Date: 10/26/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30148

Solar Carports at the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe Community Center

Demonstration of Community Scale Generation System at the Chemehuevi Community Center

The Regents of the University of California - Riverside

Project Start Date: 10/29/2015

Project Amount: $2,588,906

30770

Cal-Adapt's extreme heat tool shows that in this disadvantaged community in Stockton, the average number of extremely hot days (above 102.2 degrees F) would be expected to increase ten-fold by the end of the century under a high emissions scenario.

Visualizing Climate-Related Risks to the Electricity System using Cal-Adapt

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 11/16/2015

Project Amount: $400,000

30774

Downscaling of Precipitation from a Global Climate Model to California

Probabilistic Seasonal and Decadal Forecasting for the Natural Gas System

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 11/18/2015

Project Amount: $399,467

30794

Energy Commission logo

Workforce Instruction for Standards and Efficiency (WISE)

California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF)

Project Start Date: 11/30/2015

Project Amount: $4,431,918

30793

Communication Equipment Training Center

Expanding Energy-Related Career Pathways in the Electrical Industry:Increasing Workforce Development Opportunities in Disadvantaged Communities and Delivering Training on Automated Demand Response Communication Equipment to Inside Wireman Apprentices

Center for Sustainable Energy

Project Start Date: 12/8/2015

Project Amount: $4,476,189

30773

Map of electricity system assets overlaid with coastal inundation and cliff edge erosion

Potential Impacts and Adaptation Options for the Electricity System from Sea Level Rise in the San Diego Area.

ICF Incorporated, L.L.C.

Project Start Date: 12/10/2015

Project Amount: $499,929

30775

Number of approved incentives for single-family and single-family low-income solar thermal water heating installations under the California Solar Initiative-Thermal (CSI-Thermal) program (data as of November 23, 2017).

Understanding and Improving Solar Water Heater Effectiveness in California Households

Regents of the University of California (University of California, Davis)

Project Start Date: 12/15/2015

Project Amount: $500,000

30670

UCR's Mobile Emissions Laboratory and Chassis Dynamometer (top) and WVU's Transportable Emissions Measurement System (bottom)

On-Road, In-Use Emissions and Fuel Usage Assessment

South Coast Air Quality Management District

Project Start Date: 1/4/2016

Project Amount: $2,000,000

30779

GTI field steam making leak measurement in the kitchen

Assessment of Fugitive Emissions from the Natural Gas System-Commercial Buildings

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 1/4/2016

Project Amount: $599,891

30771

Map of worst-case percent derating in lines and substations from historical heat waves overlaid with present substation load factors.

Climate Change in Los Angeles County: Grid Vulnerability to Extreme Heat

The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 1/12/2016

Project Amount: $500,000

30776

Aboveground regulators exposed to 100-year coastal wave flooding

Investigate Climate Vulnerability of the Natural Gas System and Identify Resilience Options in the San Diego Area

ICF Incorporated, L.L.C.

Project Start Date: 1/12/2016

Project Amount: $456,703

30820

Cost-effective, Multi-Hour Flywheel Energy Storage System

A Transformative Flywheel R&D Project

Amber Kinetics, Inc.

Project Start Date: 1/27/2016

Project Amount: $2,000,000

30811

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Improving Membrane Treatment Energy Efficiency through Monitoring the Removal of Colloidal Particle Foulants

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Project Start Date: 1/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,167,034

30804

XBOS-V Communication and Load Diagram

Open Source Platform For Plug-in Electric Vehicle Smart Charging in California

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 2/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30808

Demonstrating bidirectional charging with Andromeda ORCA Incisive Zen and Strada charging stations

Grid Communication Interface for Smart Electric Vehicle Services Research and Development

Andromeda Power, LLC

Project Start Date: 2/1/2016

Project Amount: $681,693

30772

Projected increase in the probability of a large fire along transmission paths by mid-century.

Modeling the Impact of Wildfires on California's Transmission and Distribution Grid

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 2/12/2016

Project Amount: $500,000

30810

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Intelligent HVAC Controls for Low Income Households: A Low Cost Non-connected Device that Understands Consumer Preferences and Performs Adaptive Optimization

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 3/1/2016

Project Amount: $2,705,759

30734

Pilot Testing of Eos' Znyth Battery Technology in Distributed Energy Storage Systems

Eos Energy Storage, LLC

Project Start Date: 3/22/2016

Project Amount: $1,894,866

30932

Optimizing Hydropower Operations While Sustaining Stream Temperatures and Ecosystem Functions

The Regents of the University of California, Merced

Project Start Date: 4/1/2016

Project Amount: $650,000

30926

Components of hydrology modeling

Improving Hydrologic and Energy Demand Forecasts for Hydropower Operations with Climate Change

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 4/1/2016

Project Amount: $720,000

30925

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Optimizing Use of Non-traditional Waters, Drought Proofing the Electricity System and Improving Snowpack Prediction

The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 4/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,130,000

30960

The graph shows the difference between reported and observed behavior of sleep sttings in computers

Power Management User Interface

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 4/1/2016

Project Amount: $785,124

30907

The ThermoSorber with cooling tower stacked ontop.

Conversion of Low Value Waste Heat into High Value Energy Savings

Gallo Cattle Company, LP dba Joseph Gallo Farms

Project Start Date: 4/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,207,136

30894

MY2018 Cummins Westport B6.7N Engine

Development, Integration, and Demonstration of 6.7 Liter Natural Gas Engine in Medium Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 4/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30903

Preliminary recuperator design with a stacker for scrap preheating

Demonstration of Advanced Aluminum Melting with High Efficiency and Low Emissions

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 4/8/2016

Project Amount: $1,299,985

30955

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Efficient and ZNE-Ready Plug Loads

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/11/2016

Project Amount: $1,600,000

30956

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Plug Load Reduction App:RYPL

Home Energy Analytics

Project Start Date: 4/11/2016

Project Amount: $884,100

30908

Roof Installation of Solar Thermal Evacuated Tubes

Integration of Advanced Solar Thermal Technology into Industrial Processes

ergSol, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/11/2016

Project Amount: $1,200,000

30951

CalSEED supports early stage cleantech innovations. Visit CalSEED.fund to learn more!

California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurial Development (CalSEED) Initiative - Technical Consulting (Tasks 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7)

California Clean Energy Fund dba CalCEF Ventures

Project Start Date: 4/20/2016

Project Amount: $30,000,000

30953

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Mobile Efficiency for Plug Load Devices

AGGIOS, Inc

Project Start Date: 5/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,996,999

30959

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Unlocking Plug Load Energy Savings through Energy Reporting

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,630,699

30928

An Innovative Approach to Achieving Near Zero Net Energy in San Francisco Grocery Store

MarketZero: Taking an existing grocery store to scalable near-ZNE

Prospect Silicon Valley

Project Start Date: 5/1/2016

Project Amount: $2,999,591

30923

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Zero Energy Residential Optimization - Community Achievement (ZERO-CA)

California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF)

Project Start Date: 5/1/2016

Project Amount: $4,819,805

31051

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Zero Net Energy Farms

Biodico, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,175,919

30961

Energy Commission logo

Flexible Control Strategies for Plug Loads with Context-Aware Smart Power Outlets to Mitigate Electricity Waste and Support Demand Response

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/2/2016

Project Amount: $1,050,022

30970

Bay Area Regional Energy Innovation Cluster

Activation Energy, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/12/2016

Project Amount: $4,980,000

30982

Preliminary results showing PM2.5 in the reference scenario, PM2.5 in the deep electrification scenario, and the difference showing significant reductions in PM2.5 concentrations

Real World Electrification Options of Energy Services and Environmental Justice (EJ) Considerations

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/13/2016

Project Amount: $799,444

30984

In addition to seasonal predictions of maximum and minimum temperatures, utilities have expressed interest in projected changes in hourly temperature profiles, which are being investigated by this research.

Probabilistic Seasonal and Decadal Forecasts for the Electricity System Using Linear Inverse Modeling

Eagle Rock Analytics

Project Start Date: 5/13/2016

Project Amount: $400,000

30979

Indoor Air Quality Index for Homes

Smart Ventilation for Advanced California Homes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/13/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30957

Induction soup warmer requires no water and saves significant energy

Electric Plug Load Savings Potential of Commercial Foodservice Equipment

Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/16/2016

Project Amount: $937,469

30968

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BlueTechValley Innovation Cluster

California State University, Fresno Foundation

Project Start Date: 5/16/2016

Project Amount: $5,000,000

31033

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Transactive Incentive Signals to Manage Electricity Consumption for Demand Response

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $498,054

30998

Energy Commission logo

Powernet - A Cloud Based Method for Managing Distribution Resources

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $2,210,720

31042

Energy Commission logo

Meeting Customer and Supply-side Market Needs with Electrical and Thermal Storage, Solar, Energy Efficiency and Integrated Load Management Systems

Center for Sustainable Energy

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $3,960,805

31041

Energy Commission logo

Customer-centric Demand Management using Load Aggregation and Data Analytics

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $3,998,587

31036

Energy Commission logo

Empowering Proactive Consumers to Participate in Demand Response Programs

OhmConnect, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $3,995,028

31006

Mock-up of a semantically integrated dashboard for the operational management of smart grid distribution substations. The dashboard visualizes the current grid state, displays warnings for detected problems, and automatically suggests potential solutions.

Developing a Distribution Substation Management System

Siemens Corporation, Corporate Technology

Project Start Date: 5/24/2016

Project Amount: $500,000

31011

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UniGen Smart System for Renewable Integration

Onset, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/24/2016

Project Amount: $638,993

31008

Conceptual diagram of the intelligent residential energy management system being tested

Residential Intelligent Energy Management Solution: Advanced Intelligence to Enable Integration of Distributed Energy Resources

Alternative Energy Systems Consulting, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/30/2016

Project Amount: $3,996,560

30978

Analysis of weather station data from 233 stations througout California indicates wide variation in both mean seasonal precipitation (indicated by color, with lighter colors corresponding to greater precipitation in mm) and standard deviation of seasonal

Risk Modeling and Cognitive Science Characterization of Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation in California Electricity Sector

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 5/30/2016

Project Amount: $350,000

31022

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Berkeley Energy Assurance Transformation (BEAT) Project

Office of Energy and Sustainable Development, City of Berkeley

Project Start Date: 5/31/2016

Project Amount: $1,499,214

30990

Energy Commission logo

Research Roadmap for Getting to Zero Net Energy Buildings

Itron, Inc., dba IBS

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $999,884

30809

Installation of helical ground loop at University of California, Davis campus

Low Cost, Large Diameter, Shallow Ground Loops for Ground-Coupled Heat Pumps

Regents of the University of California (University of California, Davis)

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,212,186

30954

Energy Commission logo

Gaming System Energy Efficiency without Performance Compromises

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,386,530

30986

Results for an individual parcel in the DG Screening Tool

Distributed Generation Environmental Planner

Black & Veatch Corporation

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $199,976

30975

Inspection of Current HVAC System

Ventilation Solutions for Energy Efficient California Schools: Improving Indoor Air Quality through Advanced, High Performance HVAC

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30983

Energy Commission logo

Emerging Energy Public Health Research Roadmap

Public Health Institute

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $151,000

30977

A DWR geologist measures the water depth of a well. Source: Department of Water Resources 2018:   https://water.ca.gov/News/News-Releases/2018/April-18/DWR-Finalizes-Over-85-Million-in-Grants-for-Local-Implementation-of-SGMA

Clarifying and Quantifying Current and Near-Term Groundwater Pumping Energy Use and Costs in California to Improve Energy and Water Systems Reliability

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $625,000

31026

Facility Layout for Pumped Storage at a Groundwater Bank

Electricity Pumped Storage Systems Using Underground Reservoirs: A Feasibility Study for the Antelope Valley Water Storage System

Antelope Valley Water Storage, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $197,300

31014

Energy Commission logo

The Value Proposition for Cost-Effective, DR-Enabling, Nonresidential Lighting System Retrofits in California Buildings

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $500,000

31021

Communities with advanced energy technologies can incorporate a variety of strategies to achieve reliability and low costs while lowering GHG emissions.

The Charge Bliss Advanced Renewable Energy Community for a Disadvantaged Southern California Community

Charge Bliss, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31037

The Local Government Commission is developing a platform to help cities easily combine state incentives and financing strategies to inform planning decisions.

Integrated Community Resource Marketplace

Local Government Commission

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31053

Community well-being depends on interdependent lifelines that span a number of sectors and geographical bounds.

Interdependencies of Electric Grid and Critical Lifelines: Identifying Climate Exposure and Adaptation Strategies

Thalassa Research & Consulting, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $128,188

31015

Low-temperature microplasma

Low-Temperature Microplasma-Assisted Hydrogen Production from Biogas for Electricity Generation

The Regents of the University of California, Merced

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $200,000

30980

Genoscape map showing genetic populations of yellow warbler and the proportion of warblers killed at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System from these populations

Development of a Genoscape Framework for Assessing Population-Level Impacts of Renewable Energy Development on Migratory Bird Species in California

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 6/3/2016

Project Amount: $599,236

31031

Sensor Installation into Test Section

Robust, Low-Cost, Real-Time, NOx Sensor for Optimization of Dispatchable Distributed Generation Systems

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine Advanced Power and Energy Program

Project Start Date: 6/7/2016

Project Amount: $200,000

31024

Percentage change in temperature forecast error. Green and negative indicate a reduction of error.

Intra-urban Enhancements to Probabilistic Climate Forecasting for the Electric System

Altostratus, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/7/2016

Project Amount: $193,326

30973

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Connecting Emerging Energy Technologies and Strategies to Market Needs and Opportunities

Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/13/2016

Project Amount: $6,937,889

31032

Education and outreach table at the 2017 Downtown Street Market, Baldwin Park

Using Data-Driven Approaches to Design Advanced Energy Communities for Existing Buildings

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 6/13/2016

Project Amount: $1,497,996

31020

Richmond Advanced Energy Community Project

Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Alliance

Project Start Date: 6/13/2016

Project Amount: $1,480,111

31001

Energy Commission logo

Advanced Renewable Energy Storage and Recycled Water Project

Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority (VVWRA)

Project Start Date: 6/13/2016

Project Amount: $1,734,059

31019

Energy Commission logo

Historical Insights for Electricity Transition Scenarios in California and Flexible Energy Demand Modeling for Residential Air Conditioning with Improved Behavioral Specificity

Ghoulem Research

Project Start Date: 6/13/2016

Project Amount: $400,000

31065

City of San Francisco

California Commercial End-Use Survey

ADM Associates, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/15/2016

Project Amount: $7,990,063

31052

The Oak View Community in the City of Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach Advanced Energy Community Blueprint

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine Advanced Power and Energy Program

Project Start Date: 6/15/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30931

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Demonstration of Affordable, Comfortable, Grid Integrated Zero Net Energy Communities

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/15/2016

Project Amount: $4,942,809

31088

Website screenshot for various commercial and close-to-market technologies at http://gasapps.gastechnology.org/webroot/app/techindex/

Pipeline Safety and Integrity Monitoring Technologies Assessment

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/15/2016

Project Amount: $1,006,812

31087

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High Accuracy Mapping for Excavation Damage Prevention and Emergency Response

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/15/2016

Project Amount: $1,481,426

31086

Field test installation of the Excavation Encroachment Notification (EEN) device

GPS Excavation Encroachment Notification System Implementation

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/15/2016

Project Amount: $1,301,288

30992

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Research Roadmap for Advancing Technologies in California's Industrial, Agricultural, and Water Sectors

Energetics Incorporated

Project Start Date: 6/20/2016

Project Amount: $647,728

30991

Southern California Edison's MacArthur Substation & distribution feeders to UC Irvine's Micogrid

Substation Automation and Optimization of Distribution Circuit Operations

Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) - University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 6/22/2016

Project Amount: $932,718

31012

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Expanding Standards and Developing Tools to Enable DNP3 Support of Energy Storage Use Cases

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/22/2016

Project Amount: $873,516

31009

integrated Distributed Energy Resources Management System (iDERMS)

Integrated Distributed Energy Resources Management System (iDERMS)

The Regents of the University of California (UC Riverside)

Project Start Date: 6/22/2016

Project Amount: $1,119,437

30981

Energy Commission logo

Carbon Balance with Renewable Energy: Effects of Solar Installations on Desert Soil Carbon Cycle

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 6/24/2016

Project Amount: $499,181

30976

Burrowing Owl with a GPS Transmitter for Tracking

Assessing California's Mitigation Guidelines for Burrowing Owls Impacted by Renewable Energy

Zoological Society of San Diego dba San Diego Zoo Global

Project Start Date: 6/24/2016

Project Amount: $598,671

31085

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Demonstration of a Multi-Analytic Risk Visualization Tool for the California Pipeline Industry

DNV GL USA, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/24/2016

Project Amount: $1,309,305

31018

Energy Commission logo

Peninsula Advanced Energy Community (PAEC)

Natural Capitalism Solutions, dba Clean Coalition

Project Start Date: 6/27/2016

Project Amount: $1,318,997

31029

The Oakland EcoBlock - A Zero Net Energy, Low Water Use Retrofit Neighborhood Demonstration Project

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 6/27/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31049

Sample of a mini-channel strip. Water or heat transfer fluid would pass through the channels seen on the edge of this strip.

Solar Water Heating for the Residential, Commercial and Industrial Sectors

University of California Merced

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $999,806

30988

Researchers are investigating the economic implications of climate-related risks to the natural gas system in Northern California.

Investigate Climate-change-induced Vulnerability of the Northern California Natural Gas Energy System and Identify Resilience Options

University of California, Santa Cruz

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $600,000

31004

Jackson Family Wines workers running the barrel washing station, which will be utilizing recycled water during the demonstration pilot

Winery Water and Energy Savings

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,989,201

30924

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Customer-Centric Approach to Scaling IDSM Retrofits

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $3,894,721

31034

Energy Commission logo

Complete and Low Cost Retail Automated Transactive Energy System (RATES)

Universal Devices, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $3,187,370

31035

Energy Commission logo

Customer-controlled, Price-mediated, Automated Demand Response for Commercial Buildings

The Regents of the University of California (CIEE)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $4,000,000

31010

Phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) compounds, studied under this project, play crucial role in Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM) to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere for photosynthesis.

New Chemical Compounds for Cost-Effective Carbon Capture

The Regents of the University of California, Davis Campus

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $200,000

31007

Energy Commission logo

Identifying Effective Demand Response Program Designs to Increase Residential Customer Participation

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $2,007,875

30999

BMW Smart Charging

Total Charge Management: Advanced Charge Management for Renewable Integration

BMW of North America, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $3,999,900

30919

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San Diego Libraries Zero Net Energy and Integrated Demand Side Management Demonstration Project

Center for Sustainable Energy

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $2,715,516

31038

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Cooling Tower Water Treatment using Vortex Process Technology for Energy and Water Savings

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,999,995

31000

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Biofiltration as an Advanced Primary Treatment Method to Achieve Substantial Energy Savings

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,306,185

31003

Energy Efficiency and Water Savings in Agriculture by Innovative Plant-Aware Irrigation System

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,097,990

31002

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Low Energy Biofiltration System with Low Backwash Rate for Groundwater Contaminant Removal

Tomorrow Water dba BKT United

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,722,072

31104

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Demonstrating Innovative Leakage Reduction Strategies: Correlating Continuous Acoustic Monitoring, Satellite Imagery and Flow Sensitive Pressure Reducing Valve System

American Water Works Company, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,517,780

30920

SideKick Heat Recovery Unit

Industrial Steam Boiler Heat Recovery for High Efficiency Water Heating

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $585,300

31063

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Performance Evaluation of an Industrial Waste Heat Recovery System

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $500,000

31064

Proposed recovery system layout

Demonstration of Water Recovery from Hot, Humid Industrial Exhaust Gases

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,294,032

31078

ZNE Multifamily Apartments in Cloverdale, CA

Achieving Zero Net Energy in Multi-family Buildings

Build It Green

Project Start Date: 7/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,955,811

31017

Solar fields in the City of Lancaster

Lancaster Advanced Energy Community (AEC) Project

Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Alliance

Project Start Date: 7/13/2016

Project Amount: $1,469,779

31005

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Accelerating Drought Resilience Through Innovative Technologies

Water Energy Innovations, Inc.

Project Start Date: 7/13/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30967

San Diego Regional Energy Innovation Cluster

Cleantech San Diego Association

Project Start Date: 7/15/2016

Project Amount: $5,000,000

31096

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Pilot-Scale Evaluation of an Integrated Building Control Retrofit Package

Regents of the University of California, Davis - California Lighting Technology Center

Project Start Date: 7/18/2016

Project Amount: $1,999,089

31102

Field measurement of Methane Leaks

Characterization of Fugitive Methane Emissions from Commercial Buildings in California

ICF Incorporated, L.L.C.

Project Start Date: 7/18/2016

Project Amount: $599,683

31025

Ratio of annual energy generation to the long term generation average for three California sites

Understanding and Mitigating Barriers to Wind Energy Expansion in California

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 7/21/2016

Project Amount: $200,000

31023

Proposed location of the advanced energy community in the Encanto Community in Southeastern San Diego.

Developing an Advanced Energy Master Plan for the Encanto Neighborhood in San Diego

Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek

Project Start Date: 7/26/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31108

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Low Energy, Zero Liquid Discharge Adsorption Technology to Remove Contaminants and Recover Source Water

ES Engineering Services, LLC

Project Start Date: 7/28/2016

Project Amount: $986,262

31147

California Investor-Owned Utility Electricity Load Shapes

ADM Associates, Inc.

Project Start Date: 7/29/2016

Project Amount: $1,147,406

31098

Standard Habitat for Humanity home

Measure Results from Affordable Zero Net Energy Homes

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 7/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31077

This is the office space located in Northern California which will be retrofitted to cost effectively achieve ZNE

Integrated Whole-Building Zero Net Energy Retrofits for Small Commercial Offices

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 7/30/2016

Project Amount: $2,000,000

31081

Two Different Energy Efficient Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Packages for Existing Homes

Energy Efficient HVAC Packages for Existing Residential Buildings

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 8/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,200,000

31080

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Optimization of Energy Efficiency to Achieve Zero-Net Energy in Multifamily and Commercial Buildings

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 8/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31013

IEEE 2030.5 Communication Client Plan in California - Electric Power Research Institute

Certified Open-Source Software to Support the Interconnection Compliance of Distributed Energy Resources

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/15/2016

Project Amount: $816,539

31099

Los Angeles Regional Energy Innovation Cluster

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

Project Start Date: 8/17/2016

Project Amount: $4,999,247

31106

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Testing a Low-Energy Water Treatment System for Fail-Safe Direct Potable Reuse

Porifera, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/31/2016

Project Amount: $999,795

31079

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Pathways to More Cost-Effective ZNE Homes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 9/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31107

Amphiphilic Membrance Water Treatment Processing

Novel Membrane Technology to Improve Energy Efficiency and Water Savings in Wastewater Treatment Operations

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Project Start Date: 9/1/2016

Project Amount: $882,430

31110

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A New Solution to California's Energy and Water Challenges: Reducing the Cost of Desalination and Increasing Water Reuse

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 9/1/2016

Project Amount: $999,040

30989

Auto controlled, learning ceiling fans and Thermostats to provide energy efficient comfort

Integrating Smart Ceiling Fans and Communicating Thermostats to Provide Energy-Efficient Comfort

The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Berkeley campus

Project Start Date: 9/8/2016

Project Amount: $1,888,683

31109

Energy Commission logo

Power and Water Saving Advanced Hybrid Air/Wet Cooling System

Altex Technologies Corporation

Project Start Date: 9/12/2016

Project Amount: $999,994

31016

Santa Monica Advanced Energy District

City of Santa Monica

Project Start Date: 9/15/2016

Project Amount: $1,487,609

31105

Dairy cattle cooling technologies at work at UC Davis

Improving Water and Energy Efficiency in California's Dairy Industry

Regents of the University of California (University of California, Davis)

Project Start Date: 10/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31166

MY2018 Cummins Westport ISX12N

Low NOx 12-Liter Natural Gas Engine Development

South Coast Air Quality Management District

Project Start Date: 10/3/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31179

Hyperlight Linear Fresnel Concentrated Solar Power System

Commercializing a Disruptively Low Cost Solar Collector

Hyperlight Energy

Project Start Date: 10/14/2016

Project Amount: $750,000

31164

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Maximizing Energy Efficiency and Reducing Bio-solids Waste from New Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment Technology

Silicon Valley Clean Water

Project Start Date: 11/10/2016

Project Amount: $1,999,962

31165

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Biological Double-Efficiency Process as an Advanced Wastewater Treatment Method to Achieve Substantial Energy and Water Savings

BDP Technologies

Project Start Date: 11/21/2016

Project Amount: $1,565,400

31219

Integrated Process for Lithium Recovery from Geothermal Brines

Recovery of Lithium from Geothermal Brines

SRI International

Project Start Date: 1/16/2017

Project Amount: $873,387

31211

Control System for Legacy Wind Turbines in Tehachapi

21st Century Solutions for 20th Century Wind Projects

Regents of the University of California (University of California, Davis)

Project Start Date: 2/13/2017

Project Amount: $810,438

31217

Low-cost, portable seismic recording system

High-Resolution Imaging of Geothermal Flow Paths Using a Cost Effective Dense Seismic Network

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 2/13/2017

Project Amount: $1,672,639

31218

Energy Commission logo

Comprehensive Physical-Chemical Modeling to Reduce Risks and Costs of Flexible Geothermal Energy Production

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 2/13/2017

Project Amount: $999,032

31213

In-conduit hydroelectric facility

Comprehensive Assessment, Tools and Resources for Advancing In-Conduit Hydropower in California

Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

Project Start Date: 2/13/2017

Project Amount: $400,000

31225

Preliminary Rendering of GHP System Outdoor Skid

Demonstrating Natural Gas Heat Pumps for Integrated Hot Water and Air-Conditioning in Restaurants

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 2/16/2017

Project Amount: $864,294

30987

Proof of concept image for potential inundation

A Multi-Hazard Investigation of Climate Vulnerability of the Natural Gas Energy System in Southern California

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 2/24/2017

Project Amount: $893,692

31255

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Demonstration and Assessment of Residential Gas Heat Pump Water Heaters in the Los Angeles Basin

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 2/27/2017

Project Amount: $1,084,230

31227

 Integration of solar thermal evacuated tube collector and natural gas engine heat pump at Park West Apartments

A Comprehensive, High Efficiency Solution for Water Heating in Multi-Family Buildings

Energx Controls, Inc.

Project Start Date: 2/27/2017

Project Amount: $753,605

31214

Energy Commission logo

San Gabriel Valley Water Company "Plug and Play" In-Conduit Hydropower Development Project (SGVWC Project)

San Gabriel Valley Water Company

Project Start Date: 3/1/2017

Project Amount: $500,000

31266

Example of a district-scale solar project that incorporates solar-thermal as well as photovoltaic technologies (Drake Landing, AB, Canada). There is currently little understanding of how to deploy projects at community scales that cover the range between

Demonstration of Advanced High-Efficiency, Low Capacity HVAC Systems

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 3/1/2017

Project Amount: $750,000

31253

Demonstration Site--Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center

Advanced HVAC Technology Demonstration Project to Reduce Natural Gas Use in Hospitals

Advanced Microgrid Solutions, Inc.

Project Start Date: 3/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,216,707

31261

Technical Potential for Small Combined Heat and Power in California (50 kW – 5 MW), Organized by Application

A Comprehensive Assessment of Small Combined Heat and Power Technical and Market Potential in California

ICF Incorporated, L.L.C.

Project Start Date: 3/1/2017

Project Amount: $200,000

31224

Existing and evolving agents and capabilities of Volttron

VOLTTRON Testing Tool Kit

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Project Start Date: 3/31/2017

Project Amount: $70,000

31307

Schematics of current BMS architecture and the ACCO-BEMS architechture. Pre-commercial technology highlighted in yellow.

Automated Cloud-Based Continuously Optimizing Building Energy Management System

Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Alliance

Project Start Date: 4/1/2017

Project Amount: $2,500,000

31317

Optimizing irrigation management reduces pumping energy demand and facilitates energy demand management even while increasing farm profits

Facilitating On-farm Participation in Energy Demand Management Programs

Irrigation for the Future, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/3/2017

Project Amount: $1,588,872

31264

Schematic of system components and how the SuTES system will be charged and discharged

Small-CCHP Packaged System with Innovative Quick-Response, Compact, and High-Temperature Thermal Energy Storage

Element 16 Technologies, Inc

Project Start Date: 4/3/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31265

Distributed Renewable Energy Combined Cooling, Heating and Power system

Development and Demonstration of an Innovative Micro-scale Biomass Gasifier Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power System

All Power Labs, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/3/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31275

Building Blocks of the Study.  Blue areas represent existing tools that are being updated while the grey areas are new analytical tools being developed as part of this study

A Strategic Assessment of the Long-term Role of Natural Gas in a Carbon Constrained and Water-Efficient Future

Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3)

Project Start Date: 4/3/2017

Project Amount: $1,099,733

31262

Diagram of the channel system that will collect thermal energy from the sun

A Novel Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Solar Powered Micro-CHP System for Electricity, Hot Water, and Space Heating

The Regents of the University of California, Merced

Project Start Date: 4/4/2017

Project Amount: $816,659

31270

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Multi-tiered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measurements of California's Natural Gas-Powered Industrial and Fueling Infrastructure

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/6/2017

Project Amount: $1,400,000

31318

Sample of a mini-channel strip. Water or heat transfer fluid would pass through the channels seen on the edge of this strip.

Irvine Ranch Water District Load Shifting and Demand Response Pilot Project

Advanced Microgrid Solutions, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/7/2017

Project Amount: $1,403,465

31315

Energy Commission logo

Enabling Energy Efficient Data Centers in Smart Power Distribution Systems

Regents of the University of California, Riverside Campus

Project Start Date: 4/8/2017

Project Amount: $1,783,118

31325

Energy Commission logo

High-Performance Cu-Plating for Heterojunction Silicon Cells, Based on Ultra-Low-Cost Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Technology (Stage II)

Sunpreme, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/12/2017

Project Amount: $2,430,000

31311

Figure 1: Typical losses in a pneumatic system showing that compression losses have the largest potential for improved efficiency.

Pilot Testing of Isothermal Compression

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 4/12/2017

Project Amount: $2,570,946

31319

Architecture of the integrated technologies to support optimum energy efficiency from the pump to each plant. Orange boxes already exist. Green boxes will be developed during the project to support automated and remote operation. Grey boxes are other agen

Increased Energy Efficiency via Programmable Irrigation and Fertigation

PowWow Energy, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/12/2017

Project Amount: $2,992,660

31273

3-D monitoring of land surface deformations that pose risk to the natural gas infrastructure.

Characterize Actual and Future Impact of California's Drought on Three-component Ground Deformations and their Influence on the Natural Gas Infrastructure

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/12/2017

Project Amount: $1,599,584

31310

Water/Energy Bank Proof-of-Concept

Antelope Valley Water Storage, LLC

Project Start Date: 4/13/2017

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31308

Energy Commission logo

Internet of Things and Ubiquitous Sensing in University Building Energy Management: Design Optimization and Technology Demonstration

CSU Long Beach Research Foundation

Project Start Date: 4/30/2017

Project Amount: $2,509,946

31216

West Adams Demonstration site near Capay, California

Cost-Effective and Climate Resilient In-Conduit Hydropower and Civil Works Innovation

Natel Energy

Project Start Date: 5/1/2017

Project Amount: $954,715

31313

Energy Commission logo

Hyper Efficient Pump Motor Unit with Fully Integrated Permanent Magnet Motor and Motor Controls with Combined Liquid Cooling

Terzo Power Systems, LLC.

Project Start Date: 5/1/2017

Project Amount: $2,311,050

31316

Energy Commission logo

Development of New Technologies for Agricultural Loads to Participate in Renewables Integration, RTP Programs, and/or New Time of Use Rates

Polaris Energy Services Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/1/2017

Project Amount: $2,884,912

31332

Overivew of Considerations in Life Cycle Assessment of Storage Technologies

A Life Cycle Assessment of the Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Emerging Energy Storage Technology Deployment

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 5/8/2017

Project Amount: $600,000

31330

Energy Commission logo

Benefits and Challenges in Deployment of Low GWP A3 Refrigerants in Residential and Commercial Cooling Equipment

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/8/2017

Project Amount: $500,000

31331

Energy Commission logo

California Biopower Impact Project

Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation

Project Start Date: 5/10/2017

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30891

Typical Methane Plume from a Gas Storage Tank

California Baseline Methane Survey: Identification of Large Fugitive Methane Emitters from the Natural Gas Sector

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Project Start Date: 5/11/2017

Project Amount: $600,000

31350

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Using Renewable Natural Gas in Common Appliances and Implications on Emissions, Fuel Stability and Operational Performance

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine Advanced Power and Energy Program

Project Start Date: 5/12/2017

Project Amount: $250,000

31309

The Integrated New Technologies for Energy-efficient Retrofits (INTER) solution set

Leading in Los Angeles: Demonstrating Scalable Emerging Energy Efficient Technologies for Integrated Facade, Lighting and Plug Loads

New Buildings Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $4,981,000

31327

Power Output of One TEG Layer

Thermoelectric Generator Application and Pilot Test in a Geothermal Field

AltaRock Energy, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $1,280,000

31215

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The Amador Water Agency In-Conduit Hydropower Development Project (AWA Project)

Amador Water Agency

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $750,000

31328

Energy Commission logo

Low-Cost High-Reliability Thermoelectrics for Waste Heat Conversion

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $2,000,000

31352

Piezoelectric Generator Holder

Ultra-High Power Density Roadway Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting System

University of California - Merced

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $1,270,000

31357

Depositing the perovskite cells

Scaling Reliable, Next-Generation Perovskite Solar Cell Modules

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $1,450,000

31324

Multi-cell Piezoelectric Energy Harvester

Force Multiplier Actuated Piezoelectric Energy Harvester for Roadway Energy Recovery

Pyro-E, LLC

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31370

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Advanced Transit Bus VGI Project

Prospect Silicon Valley

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $1,899,199

31364

Energy Commission logo

Research, Development and Demonstration of Low-Emission CNG Engines for Construction Vehicles

Olson-Ecologic Engine Testing Laboratories, LLC

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31349

Plumbing Schematic for Hot Water Distribution System

Code Changes and Implications of Residential Low Flow Hot Water Fixtures

Gary Klein and Associates, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $249,900

31351

Data Acquisition Box

Data Driven Approaches to Understanding Occupant Natural Gas Use in Low-Income Multifamily Communities

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/19/2017

Project Amount: $260,145

31335

Size comparison of one day old tortoise (on left) with one year old, indoor reared tortoise (on right)

Use of Indoor Rearing for Head-Starting Desert Tortoises

Regents of the University of California (University of California, Davis)

Project Start Date: 5/31/2017

Project Amount: $493,089

31363

Port Yard Truck in Operation

Development, Demonstration and Testing of Advanced Ultra-Low Emission Natural Gas Engines in Port Yard Trucks

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,399,681

31362

Almond harvester chassis with global vehicle motors in the foreground

CNG Hybrid Power System for Mobile Vehicles

Terzo Power Systems, LLC.

Project Start Date: 6/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,497,400

31312

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Development and Testing of an Energy Efficient Ultra-low Charge Ammonia Refrigeration System in a Food Processing Plant

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/5/2017

Project Amount: $2,406,054

31389

MNWD Flow Control Facility: Site Visit during the project Kick-off Meeting at Molton Niguel Water District. MNWD water system operators and managers, HES, and the UC Davis team present

Advancing Demand Response in the Water Sector

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 6/5/2017

Project Amount: $2,984,983

31194

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Performance Evolution, Specification and Verification of Building Control Sequences

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/10/2017

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31348

Example of a district-scale solar project that incorporates solar-thermal as well as photovoltaic technologies (Drake Landing, AB, Canada). There is currently little understanding of how to deploy projects at community scales that cover the range between

Costs and Benefits of Community vs. Individual End-Use for Solar Water Heating

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/12/2017

Project Amount: $250,000

31347

Energy Commission logo

Evaluation of Community-Scale Solar Water Heating in Los Angeles County

The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 6/12/2017

Project Amount: $240,404

31314

Energy Commission logo

Develop and Pilot Test Flexible Demand Response Control Strategies for Water Pumping Stations and Industrial Refrigeration Plants

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/15/2017

Project Amount: $3,000,000

31329

PM generating process in cooling tower

Assessing Cooling Tower PM2.5 and PM10 Emissions using Advanced Instrumentation, Plume Transects, and Plume Modeling

The Regents of the University of California, Davis Campus

Project Start Date: 6/15/2017

Project Amount: $700,000

31336

Mojave desert tortoise with tracking device

Habitat Influences on Desert Tortoise Translocation Success

Zoological Society of San Diego dba San Diego Zoo Global

Project Start Date: 6/22/2017

Project Amount: $499,605

31466

Long-Term California Energy Scenarios Promote Job Creation in Disadvantaged Communities in California

Economic Impact Analysis of Long-Term Energy Scenarios and Disadvantaged Communities

Berkeley Economic Advising and Research, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $249,320

31376

SPIN Converter Module

Open Vehicle to Building/Microgrid Integration Enabling ZNE and Improved Distribution Grid Services

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31377

Greenlots SKY charging and communication network

Improving Commercial Viability of Fast Charging by Providing Renewable Integration and Grid Services with Integrated Multiple DC Fast Chargers

Zeco Systems dba Greenlots

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $826,250

31371

Daily predictive smart charging strategy that foresees the future travel needs of drivers and grid conditions

Development of Smart Charging Infrastructure Planning Tool (SCRIPT)

Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31358

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Advanced Statistical-Dynamical Downscaling Methods and Products for California Electricity System Climate Planning

University of California, San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography 0955

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $1,399,888

31375

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California E-Bus to Grid Integration Project

Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Alliance

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $3,327,953

31417

The demonstration site selected has two connection points to the tail end section of PG&E feeder SONOMA 1104 showing low PV hosting capacity

Integrating Front-of-the-Meter Energy Storage with Smart PV Inverters and Solar Forecasting

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $1,832,770

31420

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Impact Assessment & Secure Implementation of California Rule 21 Phase 3 Smart Inverter Functions to Support High PV Penetration

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $2,935,822

31400

Non-thermal plasma formed by nanosecond pulsed power technology

Development and Demonstration of a Production-Intent Transient Plasma Ignition System for High Efficiency Natural Gas Engines

Transient Plasma Systems, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $899,139

31401

D-EGR Natural Gas Engine in Instrumented Test Cell

Research and Development of Natural Gas D-EGR Engine for Improved On-Highway Efficiency

Southwest Research Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $891,580

31465

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An Integrated Risk Management and Decision-Support System for Ensuring the Integrity of Underground Natural Gas Storage Infrastructure in California

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $2,975,761

31464

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A Barrier-Based Quantitative Risk Management Approach for Underground Storage of Natural Gas

DNV GL USA, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $2,398,939

31374

Intelligent Electric Vehicle Integration (INVENT)

Nuvve Corporation

Project Start Date: 7/3/2017

Project Amount: $4,200,000

31413

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Integrated Community Solar and Storage at a Low Income Mobile Home Park

Center for Sustainable Energy

Project Start Date: 7/13/2017

Project Amount: $2,005,923

31402

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Robust Super Insulation at a Competitive Price

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 7/14/2017

Project Amount: $100,000

31399

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Development of Advanced Heavy Duty Class 8 CNG Engine Technology to Increase Efficiency

North American Repower, LLC

Project Start Date: 7/28/2017

Project Amount: $900,000

31441

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Best-in-Class: Demonstrating Scalable Operational Efficiency through Optimized Controls Sequences and Plug-and-Play Solutions

Taylor Engineering

Project Start Date: 7/31/2017

Project Amount: $2,966,716

31442

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Empowering Energy Efficiency in Existing Big-Box Retail/ Grocery Stores

Center for Sustainable Energy

Project Start Date: 8/1/2017

Project Amount: $2,824,685

31440

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Bundle-Based Energy Efficiency Technology Solutions for California (BEETS for California)

Willdan Energy Solutions

Project Start Date: 8/1/2017

Project Amount: $3,994,256

31470

Pilot-scale pulse-detonation gasifier at the UC Riverside Center for Environmental Research & Technology

Biomass-to-Electricity: Pilot-Scale Testing of Baseload Compared to Flexible Power

Taylor Energy

Project Start Date: 8/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,499,000

31471

Kompogas SLO facility

Demonstration of an Innovative, Community-Scale, Organic Waste-to-Energy Facility

HZIU Kompogas SLO Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/9/2017

Project Amount: $4,000,000

31403

Energy Commission logo

Integrated Heat and Moisture Calculation Tool for Building Envelopes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 8/14/2017

Project Amount: $125,000

31272

Soil chambers used for soil gas methane flux measurements and gas sampling for isotopic analysis

Quantification of Methane from California's Plugged & Abandoned Gas Wells: Effects of Land Subsidence and Other Factors

The Regents University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 8/17/2017

Project Amount: $597,433

31425

Surveying Exising Rooftop Space with EPRI and LINC Housing Staff at Project Site

Integrated Community-Level Solutions for Resource Management for a Grid and Customer Benefits

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/18/2017

Project Amount: $2,976,991

31483

Nevados All Terrain Tracker

Installation and Soft Cost Reduction for Horizontal Single Axis Trackers (Stage II)

Nevados Engineering, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/21/2017

Project Amount: $999,822

31422

Valencia Gardens Complex

Valencia Gardens Energy Storage

Natural Capitalism Solutions, dba Clean Coalition

Project Start Date: 9/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,994,687

31412

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Developing a Comprehensive, System-Wide Forecasting to Support High-Penetration Solar

Clean Power Research, L.L.C.

Project Start Date: 9/1/2017

Project Amount: $750,000

31476

Logs and FORPOWER Bioenergy Module

Small Scale Forest Waste Power System

Altex Technologies Corporation

Project Start Date: 9/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,499,994

31416

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Scaling Solar+ for Small and Medium Commercial Buildings

Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation

Project Start Date: 9/17/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31427

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Enhanced Modeling Tools to Maximize Solar + Storage Benefits

Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3)

Project Start Date: 9/18/2017

Project Amount: $987,379

31419

Solar Radiation Forecasts for California at 2km resolution, showing stratus and fog along the coast

Development, Implementation, and Integration of a Holistic Solar Forecasting System for California

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 10/5/2017

Project Amount: $749,740

31373

Description for the Proposed Project

Demonstration of Vehicle-Grid Integration under Non-residential Scenarios

Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

Project Start Date: 10/10/2017

Project Amount: $2,340,000

31372

Electric vehicles at the Los Angeles Air Force Base

Advanced VGI Control to Maximize Battery Life and Use of Second-Life Batteries to Increase Grid Service and Renewable Power Penetration

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 10/11/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31473

Burney-Hat Creek Bioenergy Integrates Proven Technology to Generate Renewable Power

Burney-Hat Creek Bioenergy

Fall River Resource Conservation District

Project Start Date: 10/18/2017

Project Amount: $5,000,000

31474

PowerTainer plus (PT+) layout

The Nexus of Clean Energy, Healthy Forests, and a Stable Climate: Innovative Biomass Gasification for Sustainable Forest Management

All Power Labs, Inc.

Project Start Date: 10/27/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31478

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Demonstrating the Potential for On-Site Electricity Generation from Food Waste Using Containerized Anaerobic Digestion Units

The Regents University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 11/6/2017

Project Amount: $2,411,007

31469

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Advanced Plug Load Controls and Management in the Educational Environment

Newcomb Anderson McCormick, Inc.

Project Start Date: 11/8/2017

Project Amount: $5,000,000

31472

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An Online Siting Tool Application for Woody Biomass-to-Electricity Facilities in California

The Regents University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 11/8/2017

Project Amount: $1,222,284

31274

Microwave ventilation above cooking stove

Effective Kitchen Ventilation for Healthy ZNE Homes with Natural Gas Appliances

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 11/16/2017

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31480

Lystek’s Project Primary Skid

Skid Mounted Mobile Pilot/Education Unit for Source Separated Organics Processing with Cogeneration Capabilities

Lystek International Limited

Project Start Date: 11/28/2017

Project Amount: $1,589,163

31415

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Integrating Building-Scale Solar + Storage Advanced Technologies Maximizing Value to Customer and the Distribution Grid

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 12/13/2017

Project Amount: $1,491,764

31566

Example of how an envisioned low cost ultra-tall wind turbine towers may be built on-site

High Performance, Ultra-Tall, Low Cost Concrete Wind Turbine Towers Additively Manufactured On-Site

RCAM Technologies

Project Start Date: 12/26/2017

Project Amount: $1,249,982

31418

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Solar+ Storage Integrated Energy Management Demonstration in a Supportive Housing Facility

Regents of the University of California, Riverside Campus

Project Start Date: 1/31/2018

Project Amount: $2,110,657

31572

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Electric Access System Enhancement (EASE)

Southern California Edison

Project Start Date: 2/1/2018

Project Amount: $2,000,000

31597

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Technical Assistance for the Energy Commission Food Processing Program

San Francisco State University

Project Start Date: 3/1/2018

Project Amount: $249,947

31337

Solar energy facilities may appear to be water bodies to some birds

Investigating Avian Attraction to Solar Energy Facilities Through a Lake Effect

US Geological Survey

Project Start Date: 3/11/2018

Project Amount: $499,785

31475

View of planned project site (Left) and of a "sister plant" with Cortus Energy (Right) that will be the basis of the biomass plant in Mariposa.

Mariposa Biomass Project

Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD)

Project Start Date: 3/21/2018

Project Amount: $5,000,000

31618

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TradePro Connect Product and Service Procurement Project

Cohen Ventures Inc. dba Energy Solutions

Project Start Date: 3/22/2018

Project Amount: $991,110

31594

Computer render of the EC Power XRGI 15|20 combined heat and power unit, the Q-Heat Distributor, and the iQ-Control Panel shown above (left to right).

Demonstration of 4.5 and 25 kW CARB-compliant Reciprocating Engine Micro-CHP Systems

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 4/1/2018

Project Amount: $1,499,406

31619

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California Opportunities for Procurement to Accelerate Clean Energy (Cal-OP ACE)

Prospect Silicon Valley

Project Start Date: 4/2/2018

Project Amount: $3,998,715

31617

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Accelerating the Adoption of EVs as DERs through Fleet Procurement

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/16/2018

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31638

The research team will engage with local communities to integrate locally relevant opportunities and priorities in energy system upgrades and transformations.

Engaging Communities in the Design of Sustainable Energy and Localized Futures (SELF) Models in California's San Joaquin Valley

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 4/16/2018

Project Amount: $1,100,000

31623

Data enable exploration of projected hourly sea levels at nine locations on California's coast, supporting IOUs' siting of coastal transmission towers and assessment of sea level rise-related risks to other infrastructure.

Building on the Cal-Adapt Platform to Deliver Actionable Information in Support of Electricity Sector Resilience

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 4/20/2018

Project Amount: $900,000

31596

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High Efficiency Waste Heat to Osmotic Power