The application process is simple and can be completed online or by mail. Please refer to the application manual for more information.
The next application cycle will open in early 2018. Please fill out the Intent to Apply form below to make sure you are notified when applications open.
The entire application can be completed and submitted online. As part of the application process, you will be asked to:
Applications are currently closed, but please fill out the Intent to Apply form to make sure you are notified when applications open later this year.
We’re looking for very early stage innovations, including:
A broad spectrum from science and technology to market-based innovations, such as:
Solutions focused on creating greater reliability, lower cost, reducing emissions and/or increased safety for California’s electricity grid. For example:
Additionally, we will highlight priority technology areas that are of particular importance to advancing clean energy in the state during certain award cycles.
Award recipients will be required to agree to certain contractual terms and conditions.