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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

31019

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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

31147

California Investor-Owned Utility Electricity Load Shapes

ADM Associates, Inc.

Project Start Date: 7/29/2016

Project Amount: $1,147,406

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

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

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

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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

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

31214

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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

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

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

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

31325

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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

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

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

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

31331

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

31572

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Electric Access System Enhancement (EASE)

Southern California Edison

Project Start Date: 2/1/2018

Project Amount: $2,000,000

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

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

T2M Global LLC

Project Start Date: 4/20/2018

Project Amount: $1,299,109

31595

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Advanced Thermo Electric Generator System (ATEGS)

Altex Technologies Corporation

Project Start Date: 4/20/2018

Project Amount: $1,222,850

31620

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High Resolution Source Importance Mapping to Minimize Impacts of Waste Biomass Distributed Generation on Ozone Air Quality in Disadvantaged Communities in the San Joaquin Valley

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/1/2018

Project Amount: $200,000

31652

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Developing Next-generation Cal-Adapt Features to Support Natural Gas Sector Resilience

The Regents of the University of California

Project Start Date: 5/7/2018

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31651

Machine learning techniques could be used to identify the location and/or existence of an atmospheric river during pre-processing. This would allow Cal-Adapt to employ threshold independent proxies to visualize heavy precipitation events associated with a

Developing Next-Generation Cal-Adapt Features to Support Natural Gas Sector Resilience

Eagle Rock Analytics

Project Start Date: 5/7/2018

Project Amount: $200,000

31644

GridLAB-D User meeting and EPC-17-043 GLOW TAC

GLOW: A User-friendly Interface for GridLAB-D

Hitachi America LTD

Project Start Date: 5/11/2018

Project Amount: $2,999,699

31641

GridLAB-D TAC

HiPAS GridLAB-D: A High-Performance Agent-based Simulation using GridLAB-D

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/11/2018

Project Amount: $3,068,781

31642

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OpenFIDO: An Open-source Framework for Integrated Data Operations

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/11/2018

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31621

Machine learning is being trained to identify species in underwater video

Lowering Costs of Underwater Biological Surveys to Inform Offshore Renewable Energy

Cal Poly Corporation

Project Start Date: 5/21/2018

Project Amount: $199,978

31653

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Development of an Integrated Methodology for Assessing Integrity of Levees Protecting Natural Gas Infrastructure

InfraTerra, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/31/2018

Project Amount: $549,500

31622

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The Distributional Electricity Impacts of Climate Change on California's Residential Communities

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 6/3/2018

Project Amount: $200,000

31647

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Researching, Developing, Demonstrating the Commoditization of Building Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Southern California

InTech Energy, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/13/2018

Project Amount: $7,199,315

31706

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Port Hueneme Navy Server Farm Building Microgrid

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 11/1/2018

Project Amount: $4,998,345

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