Video montage of the CalSEED team at work.
Investing in California’s clean energy future
Developing the next generation of clean energy entrepreneurs through early-stage grants of up to $600k
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In awards since 2017
CalSEED is one of several initiatives funded by the California Energy Commission EPIC program to advance energy innovation. CalSEED grants of up to $600,000 are awarded to early-stage clean energy entrepreneurs to accelerate California’s clean energy goals.
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The California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development Initiative (CalSEED) is a $48m grant program created to help early stage California clean energy startups bring their concepts and prototypes to market. CalSEED is administered by CalCEF Ventures on behalf of the California Energy Commission.
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