California Energy Commission (CEC)
Grants to California businesses and public entities for environmental research addressing eligible types of batteries. Funding is intended for development and research into the recycling process, the reuse of materials into the battery manufacturing process, and informing scale-up and future commercialization efforts to establish direct recycling capacity within the State. Projects must address lithium-ion batteries.
This solicitation builds from previous investments to fund multidisciplinary applied research and development projects with the goals of: 1) improving lithium-ion battery direct recycling processes, 2) demonstrating pathways for incorporation of recycled materials into battery manufacturing, and 3) informing scale-up and future commercialization efforts to establish direct recycling capacity in California.
All proposals are required to address each of the following interrelated solicitation objectives:
Further details of the objectives can be found in the Application Manual, starting on page 8. See Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 194171
The minimum funding amount for each project is $1,000,000. The maximum funding amount is $2,000,000.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The preferred method of delivery for this solicitation is the Energy Commission Grant Solicitation System, available at: https://gss.energy.ca.gov/.
Due to COVID-19, applications submitted in hard copy will only be accepted via U.S. Mail, Federal Express (FedEx), or United Parcel Service (UPS). In order to be consistent with orders and recommendations from state and local officials to encourage physical distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19, in-person delivery of applications will not be allowed.
During the solicitation process, direct questions to the Commission Agreement Officer listed below:
Crystal Presley-Willis Commission Agreement Officer
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-18
Sacramento, California, 95814
Telephone: (916) 827-9247
FAX: (916) 654-4423
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