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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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Werewolf Restaurant in San Diego replaced an outdated broiler using about five therms per day to a lidded broiler that can use up to 50 percent less natural gas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

30063

Hydrothermal Processing System

Dairy Waste-to-Bioenergy via the Integration of Concentrating Solar Power and a High Temperature Conversion Process

Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas)

Project Start Date: 4/15/2015

Project Amount: $1,494,736

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

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

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

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

30079

Demonstrate a utility-owned renewable based community microgrid at Borrego Springs California

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

Project Start Date: 6/22/2015

Project Amount: $4,724,802

30106

A series of mobile transects in a car outfitted with sophisticated 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

30075

A Renewable Based Direct Current Building Scale Microgrid

Robert Bosch LLC

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $2,817,566

30123

Change in Delivered Electricity by Resource in 2050 due to Climate Change

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

30115

Right of Way Violation and Alert System will prevent damage and improve safety of  natural gas pipelines in California

Pipeline Right of Way Monitoring and Notification System

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,049,978

30152

Chilled biodiesel scrubber for removal of water and tars from the producer gas

Advancing Novel Biogas Cleanup Systems for the Production of Renewable Natural Gas

Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30153

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

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

Mosaic Materials, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30156

Chilled biodiesel scrubber for removal of water and tars from the producer gas

Renewable Natural Gas Production from Woody Biomass via Gasification and Fluidized-Bed Methanation

The Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Project Start Date: 6/30/2015

Project Amount: $1,000,000

30077

Community Microgrid at Blue Lake Rancheria

Demonstrating a renewable based microgrid for a critical facility at the Blue Lake Rancheria

Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation

Project Start Date: 7/6/2015

Project Amount: $5,000,000

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

30080

Electrical infrastructure at the Laguna Subregional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Santa Rosa

Laguna Subregional Wastewater Treatment Plant Microgrid

Trane U.S., Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/27/2015

Project Amount: $4,999,804

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

30804

XBOS-V Communication and Load Diagram

Open Source Platform For Plug-in Electric Vehicle Smart Charging in California

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 2/1/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

30808

Demonstrating bidirectional charging with Andromeda ORCA Incisive Zen and Strada charging stations

Grid Communication Interface for Smart Electric Vehicle Services Research and Development

Andromeda Power, LLC

Project Start Date: 2/1/2016

Project Amount: $681,693

30772

Projected increase in the probability of a large fire along transmission paths by mid-century.

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 2/12/2016

Project Amount: $500,000

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

31033

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Transactive Incentive Signals to Manage Electricity Consumption for Demand Response

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $498,054

31041

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Customer-centric Demand Management using Load Aggregation and Data Analytics

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/18/2016

Project Amount: $3,998,587

30978

Analysis of weather station data from 233 stations througout California indicates wide variation in both mean seasonal precipitation (indicated by color, with lighter colors corresponding to greater precipitation in mm) and standard deviation of seasonal

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

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 5/30/2016

Project Amount: $350,000

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

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

31026

Facility Layout for Pumped Storage at a Groundwater Bank

Electricity Pumped Storage Systems Using Underground Reservoirs: A Feasibility Study for the Antelope Valley Water Storage System

Antelope Valley Water Storage, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $197,300

31053

Community well-being depends on interdependent lifelines that span a number of sectors and geographical bounds.

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

Thalassa Research & Consulting, LLC

Project Start Date: 6/1/2016

Project Amount: $128,188

31031

Sensor Installation into Test Section

Robust, Low-Cost, Real-Time, NOx Sensor for Optimization of Dispatchable Distributed Generation Systems

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine Advanced Power and Energy Program

Project Start Date: 6/7/2016

Project Amount: $200,000

31052

The Oak View Community in the City of Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach Advanced Energy Community Blueprint

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine Advanced Power and Energy Program

Project Start Date: 6/15/2016

Project Amount: $1,500,000

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

DNV GL USA, 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

31049

Sample of a mini-channel strip. Water or heat transfer fluid would pass through the channels seen on the edge of this strip.

Solar Water Heating for the Residential, Commercial and Industrial Sectors

University of California Merced

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $999,806

30988

Researchers are investigating the economic implications of climate-related risks to the natural gas system in Northern California.

Investigate Climate-change-induced Vulnerability of the Northern California Natural Gas Energy System and Identify Resilience Options

University of California, Santa Cruz

Project Start Date: 6/30/2016

Project Amount: $600,000

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

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

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

31016

Santa Monica Advanced Energy District

City of Santa Monica

Project Start Date: 9/15/2016

Project Amount: $1,487,609

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

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

31275

Building Blocks of the Study.  Blue areas represent existing tools that are being updated while the grey areas are new analytical tools being developed as part of this study

A Strategic Assessment of the Long-term Role of Natural Gas in a Carbon Constrained and Water-Efficient Future

Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3)

Project Start Date: 4/3/2017

Project Amount: $1,099,733

31270

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Multi-tiered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measurements of California's Natural Gas-Powered Industrial and Fueling Infrastructure

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 4/6/2017

Project Amount: $1,400,000

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

31316

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Development of New Technologies for Agricultural Loads to Participate in Renewables Integration, RTP Programs, and/or New Time of Use Rates

Polaris Energy Services Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/1/2017

Project Amount: $2,884,912

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

31350

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

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine Advanced Power and Energy Program

Project Start Date: 5/12/2017

Project Amount: $250,000

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

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

31363

Port Yard Truck in Operation

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

Almond harvester chassis with global vehicle motors in the foreground

CNG Hybrid Power System for Mobile Vehicles

Terzo Power Systems, LLC.

Project Start Date: 6/1/2017

Project Amount: $1,497,400

31329

PM generating process in cooling tower

Assessing Cooling Tower PM2.5 and PM10 Emissions using Advanced Instrumentation, Plume Transects, and Plume Modeling

The Regents of the University of California, Davis Campus

Project Start Date: 6/15/2017

Project Amount: $700,000

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, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $1,832,770

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

DNV GL USA, Inc.

Project Start Date: 6/30/2017

Project Amount: $2,398,939

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

31425

Surveying Exising Rooftop Space with EPRI and LINC Housing Staff at Project Site

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

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 8/18/2017

Project Amount: $2,976,991

31472

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An Online Siting Tool Application for Woody Biomass-to-Electricity Facilities in California

The Regents University of California, Davis

Project Start Date: 11/8/2017

Project Amount: $1,222,284

31274

Microwave ventilation above cooking stove

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

31623

Data enable exploration of projected hourly sea levels at nine locations on California's coast, supporting IOUs' siting of coastal transmission towers and assessment of sea level rise-related risks to other infrastructure.

Building on the Cal-Adapt Platform to Deliver Actionable Information in Support of Electricity Sector Resilience

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 4/20/2018

Project Amount: $900,000

31616

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California Energy Product Evaluation Hub

Western Cooling Efficiency Center - UC Davis

Project Start Date: 4/23/2018

Project Amount: $10,993,646

31620

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

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/1/2018

Project Amount: $200,000

31637

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Building Healthier and More Energy-Efficient Communities in Fresno and the Central Valley

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Project Start Date: 5/1/2018

Project Amount: $1,100,000

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

31635

Hybrid Natural Gas-Plug In 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

31644

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

GLOW: A User-friendly Interface for GridLAB-D

Hitachi America LTD

Project Start Date: 5/11/2018

Project Amount: $2,999,699

31640

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Oak View Microgrid: Using Microgrid Technologies to Simultaneously Improve Quality of Life and Electric Grid Operations

The Regents of the University of California, Irvine

Project Start Date: 5/16/2018

Project Amount: $1,099,760

31653

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

InfraTerra, Inc.

Project Start Date: 5/31/2018

Project Amount: $549,500

31622

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

The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley

Project Start Date: 6/3/2018

Project Amount: $200,000

31639

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Using Big Data to Holistically Assess Benefits from Building Energy System Transition Pathways in Disadvantaged Communities

The Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

Project Start Date: 7/11/2018

Project Amount: $1,098,662

31628

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Urban Microgrids for Grid Resiliency and Disaster Readiness

Gridscape Solutions, Inc.

Project Start Date: 7/18/2018

Project Amount: $4,995,498

31706

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Port Hueneme Navy Server Farm Building Microgrid

Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Project Start Date: 11/1/2018

Project Amount: $4,998,345

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