CSI RD&D

2010 Schedule
July
(Estimate) Second grant funding solicitation awards to be announced
March
CPUC Resolution E-4317 approves first grant funding solicitation awards 3/11/2010
February
Second grant funding solicitation proposals due 2/16/2010
January
CPUC Draft Resolution E-4317 announces first grant funding solicitation awards 1/29/2010

2009 Schedule
December
Second grant funding solicitation proposals due date extended (original deadline: 1/13/2010)
November
First Program Strategy Workshop held 11/18/2009
Pre-proposal webinar held 11/18/2009
Second grant funding solicitation released 11/4/2009
October
Draft second grant funding solicitation comments due 10/12/2009
September
First grant funding solicitations under review
Request for comments issued for draft second grant funding solicitation
August
First grant funding solicitation proposals due 8/24/2009
July
Pre-proposal webinar held 7/23/2009
First grant funding solicitation released 7/8/2009
June
First draft solicitation made available for public review and comment
May
Draft grant solicitation submitted for internal review
March-April
Project team conducted research on potential targets and partners for collaboration and for solar RD&D
February
CSI RD&D program workplan approved

 

Background
November 2008
Final management contract signed
September 2008
California Public Utilities Commission awards RD&D management contract to Itron, Inc.
June 2008
Request for proposals to manage the RD&D
January 2007
California Solar Initiative begins
September 2006
Passage of SB1, the "Million Solar Roofs" bill that created the California Solar Initiative Solar Research, Development, and Deployment (RD&D) program