smart grid grant program for utilities applicants conference n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Smart Grid Grant Program for Utilities Applicants Conference PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Smart Grid Grant Program for Utilities Applicants Conference

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

Smart Grid Grant Program for Utilities Applicants Conference - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 154 Views
  • Uploaded on

Smart Grid Grant Program for Utilities Applicants Conference . November 26, 2013. Welcome, Introduction and Objectives: Tony Usibelli, Department of Commerce Agenda: General Overview, Tony Program Objectives, Mike Submitted Comments & Questions, Bob Review Guideline Parts I-VII, Bob

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Smart Grid Grant Program for Utilities Applicants Conference' - saki


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
smart grid grant program for utilities applicants conference
Smart Grid Grant Program for Utilities

Applicants Conference

November 26, 2013

agenda

Welcome, Introduction and Objectives:

Tony Usibelli, Department of Commerce

Agenda:

General Overview, Tony

Program Objectives, Mike

Submitted Comments & Questions, Bob

Review Guideline Parts I-VII, Bob

Questions, Answers, and Feedback

Agenda

program objectives

Governor Inslee: economic growth through clean energy

Job growth

Meet greenhouse gas reduction goals

Develop clean energy solutions in Washington

Performance-based grant agreements

Measureable Performance

Capacity to Deliver

Program Objectives

submitted comments questions

One category or multiple submittals

Business Case for Washington Electric Utilities and clean energy sector economic development

In Kind Match and Cash/Local Match

Budget Assumptions Instructions

Submitted Comments & Questions

part i program description part ii project implementation

Section 1074 (4): “$15,000,000 … is provided solely for grants to advance renewable energy technologies by public and private electrical utilities…The department shall work with utilities to offer matching grants for projects that demonstrate new smart grid technologies.”

Grants to competitively selected consortium of utilities, utility vendors and researchers

Consortium must at least match state investment, favor higher non-state match

Consortium projects will:

Integrate intermittent renewables through energy storage and information technology

Dispatch energy storage resources from utility control rooms

Use thermal properties of buildings and/or district energy systems to store energy

Improve the reliability and reduce the costs of intermittent or distributed energy

Project Reporting –

Quarterly in Active Phase,

Annual for first 5 years after completion.

Actual “direct” jobs

Part I – Program Description

Part II – Project Implementation

part iii dates and schedules

Applications due December 11 by 5:00 PM

  • Evaluation/scoring in December 2013
  • Announce awards in early January 2014
  • Prepare contracts 1st Quarter 2014

Part III – Dates and Schedules

eligibility

Part IV – Eligibility – Threshold Criteria

Primary applicant must be Washington retail electric utility

Eligible Project - Feature Storage and SG categories for IMPLEMENTATION here in WA. Estimate portion of budget for development or acquisition of assets with 13 year life.

Matching Funds – At least one-to-one match – See definitions pages 16-18

SGP Funding Request - $1,000,000 minimum. Disclose sources

Timely Expenditure of Funds Milestone Plan – Target June 30, 2015

Statement of Need – Project summary and signed certification form

Business Case – See instructions pages 18-19

Eligibility

scoring

Part V – Application Review Process

Expert Panel will only score and rank those applications properly completed, submitted on time, and meeting threshold criteria.

Project Plan Section

Innovation (20)

Project Management (15)

Business Case (25)

Project Team Section

Individual Qualifications (10)

Team Balance (10)

Consortium Structure (10)

Matching/Leveraging Funds Section (10)

Scoring

application specifics

Part VI - Contract Requirements

  • Proprietary Information/Public Disclosure
  • Complaints/Debriefing/Protest
  • Part VII – Application Instructions
  • No specific limit/single PDF
  • Certification of Organization Official Form on page 19
  • Annual report/Financial/Audit Report
  • Threshold Criteria – Items A-G from Part IV
  • Application Responses for Scoring from Part V
  • Project Budget Instructions – Form on page 20

Application Specifics

slide11

For more information

Bob Kirchmeier, P.E.

Senior Energy Policy Specialist

State Energy Office

Bob.kirchmeier@commerce.wa.gov

360-725-3119

Submit written questions to:

Energy_policy@commerce.wa.gov

November 26, 2013