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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

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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

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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

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $900,000

29554

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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

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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

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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, Davis

Project Start Date: 6/30/2013

Project Amount: $1,335,074

29524

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Codes and Standards Quality Demonstration Program

The Regents of the University of California, Davis

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

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

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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

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

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

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 University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 7/8/2014

Project Amount: $775,064

29763

Rotary Drum Dryer

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

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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

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

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

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

30154

Installation of the Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) system.

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

30115

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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

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

30116

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Rapid+ System for Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity Management

Acellent Technologies, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/3/2015

Project Amount: $1,633,093

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

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 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

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

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: $1,207,050

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

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

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

31085

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

Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd Energy USA

Project Start Date: 6/24/2016

Project Amount: $1,309,305

31049

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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

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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

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

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

31102

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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

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

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

GHPWH installed in one of the test sites

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

31266

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

Cooktop Flame with Hydrogen Addition

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

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 5/12/2017

Project Amount: $250,000

31364

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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

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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

31363

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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

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CNG Hybrid Power System for Mobile Vehicles

Terzo Power Systems, LLC.

Project Start Date: 6/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,497,400

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 a single household and a full district.

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

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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

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

Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd Energy USA

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $2,398,939

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

31272

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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

31274

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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

31597

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Technical Solutions for Food Processing Industry

San Francisco State University

Project Start Date: 3/1/2018

Project Amount: $249,947

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

31596

Lab-scale Waste Heat to Osmotic Power (WHOP) System

High Efficiency Waste Heat to Osmotic Power

T2M Global LLC

Project Start Date: 4/20/2018

Project Amount: $1,299,109

31595

2 kW Advanced Thermo Electric Generator System (ATEGS) Assembly Drawing

Advanced Thermo Electric Generator System (ATEGS)

Altex Technologies Corporation

Project Start Date: 4/20/2018

Project Amount: $1,222,850

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

31593

Rendering of EtaGen's 250 kW linear generator product.

High-Efficiency and Ultra-Low Emissions Linear Generator Demonstration Project in Southern California

EtaGen, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/1/2018

Project Amount: $995,659

31613

Integrated electric axle drive system

Demonstration of a CNG-Hybrid Electric Super-Truck (CHEST)

Transportation Power, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/7/2018

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31635

Natural gas hybrid-electric heavy duty test truck

Optimization and Demonstration of a Near-Zero, Heavy-Duty, Hybrid-Electric Truck

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 5/7/2018

Project Amount: $1,499,381

31652

The Extreme Precipitation Tool on Cal-Adapt allows users to investigate what extreme events are projected to look like in the future.

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

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 5/7/2018

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31651

Energy Commission logo

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

31634

Advanced Hybrid Drivetrain for a Class 4 Truck

Near-Zero Emission Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Plug-In Hybrid-Electric Truck

Efficient Drivetrains Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/14/2018

Project Amount: $1,087,237

31648

Sources of Natural Gas Used in California

Using Chemical and Isotopic Analyses to Improve Life-Cycle Assessments of the Natural Gas Consumed in California

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/15/2018

Project Amount: $549,978

31650

Energy Commission logo

SUper eMitters of Methane Detection Using Aircraft, Towers, and Intensive Observational Network (SUMMATION)

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/17/2018

Project Amount: $6,000,000

31649

Conditioned canisters ready for natural gas sample collection.

Developing a Methodology to Determine Chemical and Isotopic Composition of Natural Gas Consumed in California

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 5/30/2018

Project Amount: $550,000

31653

Concept of vulnerability assessment using the relationship between electrical resistivity and S-wave velocity (left), and classification into quadrants on a crossplot of data (right) extracted from a levee vulnerability assessment dataset. Inazaki, T., & Hayashi, K. (2011, January). Utilization of integrated geophysical surveying for the safety assessment of levee systems. In Symposium on the Appl

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

31610

Energy Commission logo

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

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: 3/30/2019

Project Amount: $999,070

31840

Energy Commission logo

Developing Innovative Low Emission Natural Gas Engine and Vehicle Technology for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/28/2019

Project Amount: $3,700,000

31907

West Biofuel's existing catalytic synthesis reactor to be scaled up for the current project.

Production of Pipeline Grade Renewable Natural Gas and Value-Added Chemicals from Forest Biomass Residue

West Biofuels, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/28/2019

Project Amount: $2,000,000

31958

Energy Commission logo

Seismic Risk Assessment and Management of Natural Gas Storage and Pipeline Infrastructure in CA

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 6/28/2019

Project Amount: $3,485,255

31913

Proposed seismic risk methodology

Performance Based Earthquake Engineering Assessment Tool for Gas Storage and Transmission Systems

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

Project Start Date: 6/28/2019

Project Amount: $4,940,158

31906

Entrained-Flow Gasification Technology

Renewable Syngas Methanation

Taylor Energy

Project Start Date: 6/28/2019

Project Amount: $1,999,695

31970

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Improving the Performance of Wall Furnaces in California Homes

Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/28/2019

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31971

Energy Commission logo

Cost-Effective Technologies and Strategies to Improve Energy Efficiency and Reduce Emissions of Direct Heating Equipment in California with Health Benefits

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/28/2019

Project Amount: $2,000,000

31969

Overall project vision for PCM-enhanced insulation solution for retrofitting uninsulated walls. PCM may be applied to the interior wall surface or mixed with blown-in insulation.

Phase Change Material-Enhanced Insulation for Residential Exterior Wall Retrofits

Regents of University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 6/28/2019

Project Amount: $1,570,000

32328

Energy Commission logo

Electromagnetic and Optical Sensor Technologies for Natural Gas Storage Safety Monitoring

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/1/2020

Project Amount: $1,500,000

32354

Energy Commission logo

Demonstrating Replicable, Innovative, Large-Scale Heat Recovery in the Industrial Sector

Trevi Systems Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/1/2020

Project Amount: $1,567,387

32396

Energy Commission logo

Climate Analytics to Support Natural Gas Sector Utilities: Actionable, Responsive and Open Solutions for Historical Climate Needs in California

Eagle Rock Analytics

Project Start Date: 6/10/2020

Project Amount: $1,000,704

32353

Energy Commission logo

Demonstration of Water Heating with Brewing/Distilling Waste Heat

Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/15/2020

Project Amount: $1,410,566

32327

Energy Commission logo

Smart Shutoff Technology for Residential and Commercial Buildings

Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/23/2020

Project Amount: $1,034,930

32329

Energy Commission logo

All-Optical Multi-Sensor Well Monitoring System to Secure Gas Storage Operations

Paulsson, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,500,000

32395

Energy Commission logo

Development and Evaluation of a High Resolution Historical Climate Dataset over California

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,363,550

32429

Energy Commission logo

A Systems-Efficient Approach to Hospital De-carbonization

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,424,704

32397

Energy Commission logo

Characterizing Emissions from California Biomethane Facilities

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $998,355

32394

A Mobile Lab for Measuring Methane (CH4)

Assessment of Greenhouse Gas and Air Quality Benefits of Dairy Digester Installation In California

The Regents of the University of California, on behalf of its Riverside campus

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $999,296

32431

Installed HEDS AHU.in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Decarbonizing Healthcare with Zero-carbon Reheat Systems

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,446,685

32432

Energy Commission logo

Getting Out of Hot Water: Reducing Gas Consumption in Existing Large Commercial Buildings

Regents of the University of California, Berkeley (Center for the Built Environment)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,446,850

32433

Energy Commission logo

Westin High Efficiency Gas Heat Pump Project

The Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,446,850

32400

Energy Commission logo

Enhanced Locating Technologies for Underground Pipelines with Better Accuracy

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,821,631

32430

Energy Commission logo

The Decarbonizing Healthcare Guidebook: A Living Resource for Emerging Energy Efficiency Equipment and System

Mazzetti

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,000,000

32401

Energy Commission logo

Forced Resonance Imaging for Buried Pipeline Detection

Bakhtar Research and Engineering, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,582,117

32399

Energy Commission logo

3D Visualization Software for Mapping Underground Pipelines and Improving Pipeline Asset Management

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2020

Project Amount: $1,738,436

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