Public Interest Energy Research Program
|Area of Interest||Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency|
Administered by the California Energy Commission the Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program supports public interest energy research and development that will help improve the quality of life in California by delivering environmentally safe, affordable, and reliable energy services and products to the marketplace. The PIER Program awards up to $62 million annually to support new energy services and products that create statewide environmental and economic benefits. Topic areas funded include:
Proposers can be located outside California, but the proposed research results must exceed current best practices or product improvement. There is no minimum or maximum requirement for the amount of funding requested, but some level of match funding is requested.
|How to Apply||Solicitations are posted throughout the year.|
|For More Information||http://www.energy.ca.gov/contracts/pier.html|
|Primary Contact||Mark Hutchison
California Energy Commission
1516 9th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814