This solicitation focuses on advancing the design of floating offshore wind mooring lines and anchors to address the site-specific needs of California’s Wind Energy Areas. Projects resulting from this solicitation will optimize costs by developing efficient designs and will reduce the risk of impacts to wildlife and their habitats.
The purpose of this solicitation is to fund applied research and development projects that support the 2021 Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Interim Investment Plan initiatives 8a. “Manufacturing and Testing of Floating Offshore Wind (FOSW) Components” and 8c. “Environmental Research for FOSW Development.” Projects resulting from this solicitation will advance the designs of FOSW mooring lines, anchors, or both to withstand the environmental conditions of California’s Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) and optimize costs by developing efficient designs.
- Public Agency
- Tribal Government
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.
No local publicly owned electric utilities.
Matching Funding Requirement:
Match funding is required in the amount of at least 10% of the requested project funds.
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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