Energy Research and Development - Food Production Investment Program. Due 1/25/23. $7M Available.
Food Production Production Investment Program
The purpose of this solicitation is to accelerate the adoption of advanced energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies at California food processing plants, demonstrate their reliability and effectiveness, help California food processors work towards a low-carbon future, and benefit priority populations. The technologies to be funded by this Grant Funding Opportunity (GFO) will help reduce energy costs, maintain product quantity and quality, and reduce GHG emissions associated with food production.
Applicants to the FPIP are limited to food processing facilities located in California. The applicant must own or operate one or more food processing facilities where grant-funded equipment will be installed. For this program, food processing facilities are those defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes 311 (Food Manufacturing) and 3121 (Beverage Manufacturing). To be eligible for grant funding, projects must meet all the following minimum requirements:
Applicant must be an existing food processing facility located in California;
Proposed projects must reduce GHG emissions as defined in the grant solicitation; and
Applicant must meet all eligibility and other criteria specified in this solicitation.
Total Amount Available:
1st Round Deadline to Submit Applications: January 25, 2023
2nd Round Deadline to Submit Applications: March 8, 2023
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