California Energy Commission to Issue $120M in Solicitations for Energy Resiliency, Smart Grid, Efficiency, Grid Planning

The California Energy Commission plans to issue solicitations for energy resiliency, smart grid, and other energy technology and programs totaling more than $120 million in the second half of 2015. Below is a listing of the planned solicitations, expected date of release, and amount of money to be offered. Conduct Energy Research Gap … [Read more...]

NYSERDA RFP Seeks Contractors for Salesforce Solution

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is seeking proposals from contractors to provide design and build services for a salesforce integrated enterprise solution. This solution will leverage and expand an existing salesforce installation now used for customer relationship management and will allow for the … [Read more...]

California Awards $27.3M for Microgrid and EV Charging Projects

The California Energy Commission staff has recommended $27.3 million in funding for 10 microgrid and electric vehicle charging projects as a result of a competitive solicitation  (PON-14-301). Announced February 3, the winners were among 40 projects that bid into a request for proposals by the November 17 deadline. The winners will provide more … [Read more...]

California Seeks Bids for Building Energy Efficiency Standards

The California Energy Commission (CEC) is seeking bids for technical support to develop building energy efficiency standards, as part of a periodic update required under the Warren-Alquist State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Act. These building standards address newly constructed buildings and additions, as well as alterations to … [Read more...]

Ontario Power Authority Seeks Combined Heat and Power; Plans for More Energy Storage

Ontario has issued a solicitation for up to 100 MW of combined heat and power projects, and is accepting applications beginning November 3 and running through December 19. The Ontario Power Authority  will allot contracts for up to 75 MW of CHP for the agricultural industry and 25 MW for district energy projects. It seeks the projects under what … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Green Neighborhood Grants through July 11

Green neighborhood grants are now available through the the U.S. Green Building Council and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The 2014 Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program awards financial and educational resources to developers of affordable housing in North America that are committed to building sustainable communities through … [Read more...]

NYSERDA to Provide Funds for CHP Acceleration

CHP Acceleration, a program of the New York State Energy & Research Development Authority, is offering incentives for the installation of pre-qualified, pre-engineered combined heat and power systems. The CHP systems must meet several standards. For example, the technology must come from approved CHP system vendors, and must be for customers … [Read more...]

Demand Management Incentives Offered for Greater New York City

Demand management incentives are now available for buildings in New York City and Weschester County through the New York State Energy & Research Development Authority and Consolidated Edison. Projects must be completed prior to June 1, 2016. The Demand Management Program provides increased amounts of funding (while available) as well as … [Read more...]

Georgetown University to Give $5M Community Energy Prize

Georgetown University is offering a $5 million community energy prize to tap the imagination, creativity, and competitive spirit of  communities nationwide in developing sustainable energy-saving innovations. Over 65 percent of American communities, home to more than 200 million U.S. residents, are eligible to apply. The community population must … [Read more...]

Michigan Utility Seeks Bids in Energy Efficiency RFP

Lansing Board of Water & Light has issued an energy efficiency RFP for residential and business programs in its electric service territory. The Michigan utiliity seeks bids for the following energy optimization programs. Residential Low Income Residential High Efficiency Products Residential Appliance Turn in and Recycling Residential … [Read more...]