GFO-19-311 – Climate Scenarios and Analytics to Support Electricity Sector Vulnerability Assessment and Resilient Planning - CA State Grants Portal

GFO-19-311 – Climate Scenarios and Analytics to Support Electricity Sector Vulnerability Assessment and Resilient Planning

Departmental Grant ID:
GFO-19-311
Portal ID:
2754
Status:
Closed (6 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The purpose of this solicitation is to fund applied research and development projects that will support the development of next-generation climate projections to support electricity sector resilience and delivery of data. 

Description:

The purpose of this solicitation is to fund applied research and development projects that will support the development of next-generation climate projections to support electricity sector resilience and delivery of data in a manner that informs energy sector planning and research through stakeholder engagement, development of rigorous analytics, and development of a data platform. Research products will contribute to the foundation for California's anticipated Fifth Climate Change Assessment. 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Other

This solicitation is open to all public and private entities with the exception of local publicly owned electric utilities. In accordance with CPUC Decision 12-05-037, funds administered by the CEC may not be used for any purposes associated with local publicly owned electric utility activities.  

Eligible Geographies:

Not applicable 

Matching Funding Requirement:

Match funding is required in the amount of at least 5% minimum of the requested project funds.5000

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
October 2020
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
Until funds expire

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$5,000,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
5%
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

This solicitation will award projects funded by the EPIC, an electricity ratepayer surcharge established by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in December 2011. 

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

Time is of the essence. Funds available under this solicitation have encumbrance deadlines as early as June 30, 2021.  This means that the CEC must approve proposed awards at a business meeting (usually held monthly) prior to June 30, 2021, to avoid expiration of the funds.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.