Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (Nov 13th)

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A weekly digest with a snapshot of the newest Cleantech grants, awards and incentives added to Skipso's 'Funding' section as well as the upcoming application deadlines.

Summary week ending November 13th:

9 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database

Focus this week: EU FP7 EU-India Call on Solar, Infrastructure Grants for Sub-Saharan Africa, new Cleantech Start-ups awards and funding, Environmental Community / Youth Grant Schemes, new U.S. State Incentives (California), U.S. DOE Loan Guarantee Program and a new Green Design Competition

From this week we also include Skipso’s Open Innovation Challenges

13 grants and awards approaching application deadline

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 506 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $35b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com

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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (Nov 13th)

  1. 1. Skipso Weekly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives November 6th – November 13th 2009 enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  2. 2. Summary Skipso Cleantech Grants • Number of Grants: 506 54% 24% • Value of Grants: $35billion* 4% 4% • Countries Covered: 40+ 3% 2% • New Grants this Week: 9 1% 1% • Latest update: November 13th, 2009 1% 1% *Includes funds allocated for production incentives, loans, tax credits Other countries: Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, China, India, Brazil, Thailand, Switzerland, Holland, Singapore, UAE , Nigeria 183 115 88 39 33 18 17 13 SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  3. 3. This Week on Skipso • 9 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database • Focus this week: EU FP7 EU-India Call on Solar, Infrastructure Grants for Sub- Saharan Africa, new Cleantech Start-ups awards and funding, Environmental Community / Youth Grant Schemes, new U.S. State Incentives (California), U.S. DOE Loan Guarantee Program and a new Green Design Competition • From this week we also include Skipso’s Open Innovation Challenges • 13 grants and awards approaching application deadline • The Skipso funding section this week has reached 506 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $35b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  4. 4. European Commission Funding FP7 EU-Indian Energy Call on Photovoltaics and Concentrated Solar Power • Grant Type: Research & Development • Amount: € 5,000,000 budget • Geographic Focus: EU • Deadline: 30th November 2009 http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/dc/index.cfm?fuseaction=UserSite.co operationDetailsCallPage&call_id=257 • This call is particularly for cooperation between EU MS/AC and India on photovoltaics and concentrated solar power. • The 2009 India-EU Call on Solar Energy System will facilitate India-EU project mode partnerships supported by two-way mobility of researchers. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  5. 5. Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) • Grant Type: Installation Projects • Amount: $10m to $36.5m • Geographic Focus: Sub-Saharan Africa • Deadline: Ongoing http://www.emergingafricafund.com/about-us.aspx • The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund is a public-private partnership providing long-term debt finance for the construction and development of private infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa. • The EAIF provides US$10 million to US$ 36.5 million to projects across a range of sectors including telecoms, transport, water and power. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  6. 6. Cleantech Start-ups Awards / Funding Name Cleantech Focus Details Bank of Ireland Seed and Early stage Cleantech Start-ups • Grant Type: Start-ups, Ireland Early Stage Equity Fund • Amount: € 26m fund • Deadline: Ongoing • http://www.kernelcapital.ie/ 2010 MIT Clean Energy Prize Renewable Energy, Energy • Grant Type: Start-ups, U.S. Infrastructure, Biomass, • Amount: $200k + awards Emissions, Green Buildings any • Deadline: 25th Feb 2010 other technology with a • http://www.mitcep.org/ positive impact on the environment SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  7. 7. Community, Youth, Schools Grants Name Cleantech Focus Details Nickelodeon’s Big Green General Environmentally • Grant Type: Other, U.S. Grants Program Friendly Projects, Sustainable • Amount: $5,000 Development • Deadline: 31st Dec 2009 • http://www.bghevent.com/downl oads/BigGreenGrantsProgram.pdf Environment Project Grants Environmental projects for • Grant Type: Other, U.S. from the Captain Planet children and youths • Amount: Up to $2,500 per grant Foundation • Deadline: Ongoing • http://www.captainplanetfoundati on.org/default.aspx SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  8. 8. U.S. State Incentives (California) California - San Francisco Solar Energy Incentive Program • Grant Type: Production Incentive • Amount: $3m fund, incentives according to type* • Geographic Focus: San Francisco (U.S.) • Deadline: Ongoing http://sfwater.org/home.cfm *Residential, Commercial or Business • The City and County of San Francisco, through the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), are providing rebates to residents and businesses who install photovoltaic (PV) systems on their properties. • Systems must be at least one kilowatt (kW) in capacity, no maximum size limit to participate. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  9. 9. U.S. Department of Energy Funding Loan Guarantee Program: Commercial Renewable Energy Generation Project Solicitation • Grant Type: Loan Guarantee • Amount: $750m fund for credit subsidies • Geographic Focus: United States • Deadline: 6th January 2011 http://www.lgprogram.energy.gov/CTRE.pdf • This solicitation announcement invites the submission of applications from Lender-Applicants for partial, risk-sharing loan guarantees from the United States Department of Energy • Debt financing for renewable energy systems, including incremental hydropower, that generate electricity or thermal energy by using Commercial Technology. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  10. 10. Green Design Competition Green Product Design Competition • Grant Type: Prize / Award • Amount: £500 • Geographic Focus: United Kingdom • Deadline: 8th January 2010 http://www.axionrecycling.com/news.cfm • Product design competition with a £500 cash prize for the most innovative product design • Axion is seeking designs for a novel household product with mass market appeal that could be manufactured from its Axfoil or Axpoly products, which are derived from 100% recycled refrigerator plastic, TV casings or post-consumer electronic games consoles. Entries must be submitted by January 8th 2010. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  11. 11. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (1 of 2) Rwanda Rural Electrification Challenge • Grant Type: Prize / Award • Amount: $2,500 / $500 referral fee • Geographic Focus: Africa – Rwanda • Deadline: 30th November 2009 http://www.skipso.com/info/aboutChallenges • Swiss NGO Mabawa, is looking to harness the power of open innovation to bring electricity to the rural village of Nyamyumba, Rwanda. • Mabawa is looking for high-level ideas for cost-efficient, reliable, standalone solutions which explore the use of multiple renewable energy sources. The winning solution/s will get a total cash award of $2,500 and will be considered for implementation in Rwanda SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  12. 12. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (2 of 2) Concepts for CO2 Project Sourcing • Grant Type: Prize / Award • Amount: $5,000 / $500 referral fee • Geographic Focus: Developing Countries • Deadline: 25th January 2010 http://www.skipso.com/info/aboutChallenges • Myclimate, The Climate Protection Partnership, is looking for innovative approaches to secure and expand the sourcing of carbon offsetting projects. Win $5,000 for submitting the most compelling concept for myclimate to find and approach Cleantech companies, technology providers and other organizations that apply and implement CO2-reducing technologies and initiatives in developing countries, mainly in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  13. 13. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 4) See all grants on http://www.skipso.com/index.php/grants/list SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  14. 14. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 4) See all grants on http://www.skipso.com/index.php/grants/list SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  15. 15. Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 4) See all grants on http://www.skipso.com/index.php/grants/list SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  16. 16. Upcoming Application Deadlines (4 of 4) See all grants on http://www.skipso.com/index.php/grants/list SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  17. 17. Grant Finder – Find Cleantech Grants, Awards, Prizes Register on http://www.skipso.com to access grant finder for free SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  18. 18. Contact Us For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: info@skipso.com The Skipso Team – Enabling Sustainable Innovation SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: NOVEMBER 6th – NOVEMBER 13th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com

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