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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

29754

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

30099

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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

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

30095

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

31051

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Zero Net Energy Farms

Biodico, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,175,919

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

31109

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Power and Water Saving Advanced Hybrid Air/Wet Cooling System

Altex Technologies Corporation

Project Start Date: 9/12/2016

Project Amount: $999,994

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

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

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

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

31316

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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

31328

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Low-Cost High-Reliability Thermoelectrics for Waste Heat Conversion

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $2,000,000

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

31314

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

31616

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California Energy Product Evaluation Hub

Western Cooling Efficiency Center - UC Davis

Project Start Date: 4/23/2018

Project Amount: $10,993,646

31612

Modular heat capture system with sulfur and superheated water tanks

Low Temperature, Efficient Heat Capture to Reduce Natural Gas Consumption in the Chemical Industry

Element 16 Technologies, Inc

Project Start Date: 4/25/2018

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31611

Flow diagram of integrated Smart Combustion System

Demonstration of Smart Combustion Technology Using Natural Gas Fuel Quality Sensors

University of California, Riverside

Project Start Date: 6/1/2018

Project Amount: $1,499,910

31610

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Emerging Energy Efficiency Technologies in California's Chemicals and Allied Products Industry-Estimating Energy Efficiency Cost Curves and Identifying Technology R&D Needs and Gaps

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/29/2018

Project Amount: $300,000

31667

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High Efficiency Process Heating

Institute of Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/29/2018

Project Amount: $1,405,947

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