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 
PDF    

 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.


 

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 Grid-Interactive Distributed PV and Storage
Solicitation: Solicitation 2
Awardee: SolarCity
CSI Funding: $1,774,657
Status: Complete
Tags: Storage
Hybrid Concentrating Photovoltaic/thermal Tri-generation
Solicitation: Solicitation 2
Awardee: Cogenra
CSI Funding: $1,467,125
Status: Complete
Tags: CSP , Solar Technology , Solar Thermal
Improved Cost, Reliability, and Grid Integration of High Concentration Photovoltaic Systems
Solicitation: Solicitation 2
Awardee: Amonix
CSI Funding: $2,139,384
Status: Complete
Tags: CSP , Solar Technology
Proving Performance of the Lowest Cost PV System
Solicitation: Solicitation 2
Awardee: Solaria Corporation
CSI Funding: $1,217,500
Status: Complete
Tags: Solar Technology
PV and Advanced Energy Storage for Demand Reduction
Solicitation: Solicitation 2
Awardee: SunPower Corporation
CSI Funding: $1,475,000
Status: Complete
Tags: Solar Technology , Storage