The California Energy Commission is currently seeking applicants for their Energy Innovations Small Grant Program (EISG). EISG provides up to $95,000 for hardware projects and $50,000 for modeling projects to small businesses, non-profits, individuals, and academic institutions researching the feasibility of new, innovative energy concepts.
Eligible projects must meet the following criteria:
(a) Advance science or technology not adequately addressed by competitive and regulated markets.
(b) Propose an original innovative solution to a significant energy problem.
(c) Focus on technology still in the proof-of-concept phase.
(d) Address a California market need.
(e) Provide a clear potential benefit to California electricity ratepayers.
(f) Target one of the Public Interest Energy Research program areas, such as generating renewable energy or improving energy efficiency in buildings.
End Date: 10/27/2009
To apply for this grant click here.
Total funding for EISG grants is approximately $2.6 million. Applicants are currently limited to submitting the same energy concept proposal to either the EISG Electricity or the EISG Natural Gas.
Primary Contact: EISG Program Administrator
San Diego State University Foundation 5250 Campanile Drive, MC 1858
San Diego, CA 92182-1858
EISG Program Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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