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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

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

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

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

29921

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

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

Project Start Date: 11/1/2014

Project Amount: $798,788

30001

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 3/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,500,000

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

30108

Aerosol Impacts on the Hydrology and Hydropower Generation in California

Regents of the University of California, Riverside Campus

Project Start Date: 5/13/2015

Project Amount: $399,818

30111

Comanche Station Power Plant

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

Maulbetsch Consulting

Project Start Date: 5/13/2015

Project Amount: $581,580

30124

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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

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

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

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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

30110

Golden Eagle

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

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

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30112

Rotor-Mounted Bat Impact Deterrence System Design and Testing

Frontier Wind

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $862,875

30105

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $700,000

30123

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

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $698,792

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

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

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 11/16/2015

Project Amount: $400,000

30774

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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

30771

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

The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 12/1/2015

Project Amount: $500,000

30773

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

ICF Incorporated, L.L.C.

Project Start Date: 12/4/2015

Project Amount: $499,929

30776

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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: 12/4/2015

Project Amount: $456,703

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

30932

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Optimizing Hydropower Operations While Sustaining Stream Temperatures and Ecosystem Functions

The Regents of the University of California, Merced

Project Start Date: 4/1/2016

Project Amount: $650,000

30926

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

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 4/1/2016

Project Amount: $720,000

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

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

30986

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Distributed Generation Environmental Planner

Black & Veatch Corporation

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $199,976

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

30976

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

Zoological Society of San Diego d/b/a San Diego Zoo Global

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $598,671

30980

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

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $599,236

30985

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Optimizing Solar Facility Configuration Effects on Habitat, Managed Plants, and Essential Species Interactions

Regents of the University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $597,865

31024

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

Altostratus, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $193,326

31053

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

Thalassa Research & Consulting, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $128,188

31019

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

Ghoulem Research

Project Start Date: 6/13/2016

Project Amount: $400,000

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

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

31025

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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

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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

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

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