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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

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

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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

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

29557

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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

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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

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

29524

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Codes and Standards Quality Demonstration Program

The Regents of the University of California

Project Start Date: 7/12/2013

Project Amount: $1,167,103

29526

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Demonstration of a Solar Thermal Heat Pump System

Chromasun, Inc

Project Start Date: 7/15/2013

Project Amount: $935,100

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

29724

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Identification and Evaluation of Constituents Found in Biogas in California

California Air Resources Board

Project Start Date: 3/26/2014

Project Amount: $400,000

29755

Gas Sample Cleaning Unit

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

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

Project Start Date: 6/25/2014

Project Amount: $775,064

29742

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Natural Gas Vehicle On-Board Storage

BlackPak

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $1,200,000

29751

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High Compression Ratio Free Piston Engine for CHP

EtaGen, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2014

Project Amount: $796,247

29803

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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

Walnuts for bioenergy production

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

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

29764

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Assessment of Residential Natural Gas Emissions

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 8/18/2014

Project Amount: $500,000

29926

Demonstration of High-Efficiency Hot Water Systems in Commercial Foodservice

Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

Project Start Date: 10/1/2014

Project Amount: $889,036

29789

Photograph shows the mobile laser scanning (MLS) system that is 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

29895

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Near Zero NOx Burner

Altex Technologies Corporation

Project Start Date: 11/1/2014

Project Amount: $347,933

29923

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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

29925

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

Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

Project Start Date: 11/3/2014

Project Amount: $909,515

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

30001

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 3/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,500,000

30006

New ZNE test home with Unvented Attic in Fresno, California

Comparing Attic Approaches for Zero Net Energy Homes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 3/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30003

Lighting experiment - LBNL Flexlab

Developing Flexible, Networked Lighting Control Systems That Reliably Save Energy

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/1/2015

Project Amount: $1,875,000

30031

Energy storage and distribution system

Validated and Transparent Energy Storage Valuation and Optimization Tool

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 4/11/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30016

DC Power System Graphic

Direct Current as an Integrating and Enabling Platform

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30069

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,500,000

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

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

30084

Fremont Fire Station 11

City of Fremont Fire Stations Microgrid Project

Gridscape Solutions, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $1,817,925

30078

Microgrid at Las Positas Community College

Las Positas Community College Microgrid

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Project Start Date: 5/8/2015

Project Amount: $1,522,591

29977

Cal-Adapt 2.0 enables users to investigate climate-related risks to vulnerable communities as defined by CalEnviroScreen.

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

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

30060

Self-tracking solar photovoltaic panel

Self-Tracking Concentrator Photovoltaics for Distributed Generation

Glint Photonics, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $999,940

30051

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $4,300,000

30053

Kennedy Jenks Wastewater Treatment Plant

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

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,496,902

30062

Mobile Biomass Gasifier

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

All Power Labs, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,990,071

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

Solar PV tracking system for low cost, high performance photovoltaic system

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

30082

Plug-in Vehicle Demand Management

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/4/2015

Project Amount: $1,993,355

30096

Direct-to-chip liquid cooling for data racks

Demonstration of Low-Cost Liquid Cooling Technology for Data Centers

Asetek USA, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/13/2015

Project Amount: $3,552,678

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

30128

Kaiser Medical Center in Richmond

Renewable Microgrid for a Medical Center

Charge Bliss, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/17/2015

Project Amount: $4,776,171

30007

Cost- and Energy-Efficient Attic Designs for California Homes

BIRA Energy

Project Start Date: 6/29/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30109

Installed Equipment for Snowpack Maesurements

Improving Hydrological Snowpack Forecasting for Hydropower Generation Using Intelligent Information Systems

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 6/29/2015

Project Amount: $1,100,000

30106

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

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/29/2015

Project Amount: $500,000

30154

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/29/2015

Project Amount: $999,889

29999

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Optimizing Radiant Systems for Energy Efficiency and Comfort

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

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,939,964

30005

Ductwork setup in WCEC Testing Chamber

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,993,005

30075

A Renewable Based Direct Current Building Scale Microgrid

Robert Bosch LLC

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,817,566

30097

Porifera team

Advance Wastewater Treatment Using Forward Osmosis to Produce High Quality Water

Porifera, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $3,230,420

30092

Porifera Forward Osmosis Concentrator

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

Porifera, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,499,289

30113

High-Performance Integrated Window and Facade Solutions for California Buildings

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $3,000,000

30095

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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

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

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,705,478

30140

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

UC Davis

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,238,491

30155

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

Las Gallinas Valley Biogas Energy Recovery System (BERS) Project

Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $999,070

30153

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

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

Mosaic Materials, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30167

North State Rendering anaerobic digester facility with refuling 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

30144

Transformer Monitoring System

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 8/1/2015

Project Amount: $1,499,977

30114

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

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 8/3/2015

Project Amount: $2,834,721

30116

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

Rapid+ System for Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity Management

Acellent Technologies, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/3/2015

Project Amount: $1,633,093

30008

Ultrasonic Room Anemometer with Carrier Board

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

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

Project Start Date: 8/25/2015

Project Amount: $2,488,964

30772

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 11/1/2015

Project Amount: $500,000

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

30775

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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

30779

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

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

Project Start Date: 1/4/2016

Project Amount: $599,891

30820

Cost-effective, Multi-Hour Flywheel Energy Storage System

A Transformative Flywheel R&D Project

Amber Kinetics, Inc.

Project Start Date: 1/27/2016

Project Amount: $2,000,000

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

30810

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 3/1/2016

Project Amount: $2,705,759

30955

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Efficient and ZNE-Ready Plug Loads

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 4/11/2016

Project Amount: $1,600,000

30956

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Plug Load Reduction App:RYPL

Home Energy Analytics

Project Start Date: 4/11/2016

Project Amount: $884,100

30908

Roof Installation of Solar Thermal Evacuated Tubes

Integration of Advanced Solar Thermal Technology into Industrial Processes

ergSol, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/11/2016

Project Amount: $1,200,000

30951

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

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

California Clean Energy Fund dba CalCEF Ventures

Project Start Date: 4/20/2016

Project Amount: $30,000,000

30959

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Unlocking Plug Load Energy Savings through Energy Reporting

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,630,699

30928

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

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

Prospect Silicon Valley

Project Start Date: 5/1/2016

Project Amount: $2,999,591

30961

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 5/2/2016

Project Amount: $1,050,022

30982

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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

30979

Indoor Air Quality Index for Homes

Smart Ventilation for Advanced California Homes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/13/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30957

Induction soup warmer requires no water and saves significant energy

Electric Plug Load Savings Potential of Commercial Foodservice Equipment

Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/16/2016

Project Amount: $937,469

31033

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Transactive Incentive Signals to Manage Electricity Consumption for Demand Response

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $498,054

30998

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Powernet - A Cloud Based Method for Managing Distribution Resources

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $2,210,720

31041

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Customer-centric Demand Management using Load Aggregation and Data Analytics

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $3,998,587

31036

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Empowering Proactive Consumers to Participate in Demand Response Programs

Ohmconnect, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $3,995,028

31006

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

Developing a Distribution Substation Management System

Siemens Corporation, Corporate Technology

Project Start Date: 5/24/2016

Project Amount: $500,000

30978

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

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 5/30/2016

Project Amount: $350,000

31022

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Berkeley Energy Assurance Transformation (BEAT) Project

Office of Energy and Sustainable Development, City of Berkeley

Project Start Date: 5/31/2016

Project Amount: $1,499,214

30809

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

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

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

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,212,186

30954

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Gaming System Energy Efficiency without Performance Compromises

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,386,530

30986

Results for an individual parcel in the DG Screening Tool

Distributed Generation Environmental Planner

Black & Veatch Corporation

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $199,976

30975

Inspection of Current HVAC System

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

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30983

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Emerging Energy Public Health Research Roadmap

Public Health Institute

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $151,000

30977

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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

31014

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $500,000

31050

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ZipPower San Leandro

ZipPower, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,495,338

31024

Weather station locations in LA region used to compare with modeling results.

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

Altostratus, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $193,326

30973

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Connecting Emerging Energy Technologies and Strategies to Market Needs and Opportunities

Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/13/2016

Project Amount: $6,937,889

31020

Richmond Advanced Energy Community Project

Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Alliance

Project Start Date: 6/13/2016

Project Amount: $1,480,111

31019

The research team is systematically integrating understandings of technology, historical energy transitions, policy and behavior, and demand forecasting to illuminate real-world implications of policy and behavioral trends.

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

30931

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/15/2016

Project Amount: $4,942,809

31012

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/22/2016

Project Amount: $873,516

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

31085

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

Det Norske Veritas (U.S.A), Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/24/2016

Project Amount: $1,309,305

31018

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Peninsula Advanced Energy Community (PAEC)

Natural Capitalism Solutions, dba Clean Coalition

Project Start Date: 6/27/2016

Project Amount: $1,318,997

31029

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

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 6/27/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31004

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

Winery Water and Energy Savings

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,989,201

30924

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Customer-Centric Approach to Scaling IDSM Retrofits

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $3,894,721

31035

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

The Regents of the University of California (CIEE)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $4,000,000

30927

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Innovative Net Zero: ZNE Demonstration in Existing Low-Income Mixed-Use Housing

Prospect Silicon Valley

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $2,995,653

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: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $200,000

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

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

31038

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,999,995

31003

Detail of a sap flow sensor installed on a vine.

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $1,097,990

31078

ZNE Multifamily Apartments in Cloverdale, CA

Achieving Zero Net Energy in Multi-family Buildings

Build It Green

Project Start Date: 7/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,955,811

31096

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Pilot-Scale Evaluation of an Integrated Building Control Retrofit Package

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

Project Start Date: 7/18/2016

Project Amount: $1,999,089

31077

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

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 7/30/2016

Project Amount: $2,000,000

31081

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

Energy Efficient HVAC Packages for Existing Residential Buildings

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 8/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,200,000

31080

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

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 8/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31013

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

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

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

31079

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Pathways to More Cost-Effective ZNE Homes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 9/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,000,000

31110

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

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 9/1/2016

Project Amount: $999,040

30989

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

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

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

Project Start Date: 9/8/2016

Project Amount: $1,888,683

31109

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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

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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

31164

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

Silicon Valley Clean Water

Project Start Date: 11/10/2016

Project Amount: $1,999,962

31219

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Recovery of Lithium from Geothermal Brines

SRI International

Project Start Date: 1/16/2017

Project Amount: $873,387

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

31224

Existing and evolving agents and capabilities of Volttron

VOLTTRON Testing Tool Kit

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Project Start Date: 3/31/2017

Project Amount: $70,000

31318

Irvine Ranch Water District Load Shifting and Demand Response Pilot Project

Advanced Microgrid Solutions, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/7/2017

Project Amount: $1,403,465

31315

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Enabling Energy Efficient Data Centers in Smart Power Distribution Systems

Regents of the University of California, Riverside Campus

Project Start Date: 4/8/2017

Project Amount: $1,783,118

31325

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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

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 agency programs

Increased Energy Efficiency via Programmable Irrigation and Fertigation

PowWow Energy, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/12/2017

Project Amount: $2,992,660

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

31330

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/8/2017

Project Amount: $500,000

31309

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

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

New Buildings Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/15/2017

Project Amount: $4,981,000

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

31324

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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

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 (EPRI)

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

31369

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Adaptive Chargers for Delivery Customers Demonstrating California Advances in Charging

Motiv Power Systems, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/9/2017

Project Amount: $4,529,956

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 (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/15/2017

Project Amount: $3,000,000

31466

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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 (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31377

Greenlots SKY charging and communication network

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

Zeco Systems dba Greenlots

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $826,250

31371

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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

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

31425

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $2,976,991

31417

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

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $1,832,770

31420

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $2,935,822

31402

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Robust Super Insulation at a Competitive Price

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 7/14/2017

Project Amount: $100,000

31415

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

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 7/17/2017

Project Amount: $1,491,764

31441

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

Taylor Engineering

Project Start Date: 7/31/2017

Project Amount: $2,966,716

31421

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Demonstrate the Phase III functions of a PV smart inverter and a storage inverter with a communications gateway.

Advanced Microgrid Solutions, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/7/2017

Project Amount: $2,729,943

31403

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Integrated Heat and Moisture Calculation Tool for Building Envelopes

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 8/14/2017

Project Amount: $125,000

31483

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

Nevados Engineering, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/21/2017

Project Amount: $999,822

31422

Valencia Gardens Complex

Valencia Gardens Energy Storage

Natural Capitalism Solutions, dba Clean Coalition

Project Start Date: 9/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,994,687

31476

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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: 9/17/2017

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 (EPRI)

Project Start Date: 10/5/2017

Project Amount: $749,740

31372

Electric vehicles at the Los Angeles Air Force Base

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 10/11/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31474

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

All Power Labs, Inc.

Project Start Date: 10/27/2017

Project Amount: $1,500,000

31469

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Advanced Plug Load Controls and Management in the Educational Environment

Newcomb Anderson McCormick, Inc.

Project Start Date: 11/8/2017

Project Amount: $5,000,000

31480

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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

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