CSI RD&D

CSI RD&D PROGRAM - CONCLUDED 

The California Solar Initiative's RD&D Program has now concluded after operating since 2008 through 2016. All solicitations and research projects are now complete.

 

 Report 
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 Program overview + Research briefs       

 [25 MB ]
 Program overview  [13 MB ]

 Research briefs  (high resolution)                     

 [44 MB ]


For more information on the research projects and resulting reports please review the section below. All completed final reports are also available separately for review and download. 

FINAL REPORTS for completed projects along with individual research briefs can be found here.

 

CSI RD&D Program - Program Evaluation 

 

 Report 
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 Report Summary       

 [277 KB ]
 Final Report  [3 MB ]

 Appendices           

 [4 MB ]

 

Funded Projects

This is a database of projects funded by the CSI RD&D. The project summaries are listed alphabetically below. You may also choose a subset of projects by clicking a keyword, or using the search function.


Advanced Modeling and Verification for High Penetration PV
Solicitation: Solicitation 1
Awardee: Clean Power Research
CSI Funding: $976,392
Status: Complete
Tags: Data , Solar Forecasting
Development and Analysis of a Progressively Smarter Distribution System
Solicitation: Solicitation 1
Awardee: Advanced Power and Energy Program UC Irvine
CSI Funding: $300,000
Status: Complete
High Penetration PV Initiative
Solicitation: Solicitation 1
Awardee: Sacramento Municipal Utility District
CSI Funding: $2,073,232
Status: Complete
Integrated Energy Project Model
Solicitation: Solicitation 1
Awardee: kW Engineering
CSI Funding: $942,500
Status: Complete
Tags: Energy Efficiency
Planning and Modeling for High-Penetration PV
Solicitation: Solicitation 1
Awardee: SunPower Corporation
CSI Funding: $400,000
Status: Cancelled