Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Digest (Aug 14th)

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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 August 14th:

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

Focus this week was on U.S. Recovery Act, U.S. State incentives, EU Innovation Projects as well as new International Prizes and Awards

6 Cleantech grants approaching application deadline

The Skipso Cleantech Grants section this week has reached 400 Cleantech grants and over $29b in value, all are accessible for free on the 'Funding' section of Skipso

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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Digest (Aug 14th)

  1. 1. Skipso Weekly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives August 7 th - August 14 th , 2009 enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  2. 2. Summary Skipso Cleantech Grants enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Other countries: Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, China, India, Brazil, Thailand, Switzerland, Holland, Singapore, UAE <ul><li>Number of Grants: </li></ul><ul><li>Value of Grants: </li></ul><ul><li>Countries Covered: </li></ul><ul><li>New Grants this Week: </li></ul><ul><li>Latest update: </li></ul>400 $29billion 22 16 August 14 th , 2009 SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th 55% 24% 4% 4% 3% 2% 1% 1% 1% 160 101 65 33 21 10 9 1
  3. 3. This Week on Skipso enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com <ul><li>16 new Cleantech Grants , Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database </li></ul><ul><li>Focus this week was on U.S. Recovery Act , U.S. State incentives, EU Innovation Projects as well as new International Prizes and Awards </li></ul><ul><li>6 Cleantech grants approaching application deadline </li></ul><ul><li>The Skipso funding section this week has reached 400 Cleantech grants and over $29b in value , all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th
  4. 4. U.S. Recovery Act enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Recovery Act – Community Renewable Energy Deployment Eligibility for award is restricted to state and local governments, Indian Tribes and Tribal Energy Resource Development Organizations or Groups. DOE anticipates notifying applicants selected for award by January 2010 and making awards by end of February 2010. Review criteria: Technical Approach, Work Plan / Project Objectives (20%) Project Description & Implementation Plan: Activities (30%) Renewable Energy Installations and Generation Potential (30%) Team Expertise and Prior Experience (20%) Grant Type : R&D Amount : $21,450,000 Region: U.S. Deadline: 3 rd Sep, 2009 http:// www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=yfLkKDhCMtHcVh8vv8Pfj0LFhRkGhn0RkSC3qVYPlFGy4y89zmhH!621477101?oppId=48485&mode=VIEW Recovery Act – Expansion of Ethanol Infrastructure This funding opportunity announcement aims to increase the availability and use of potential gasoline/ethanol blends up to E85 (85 % ethanol) through two Topic Areas: Grant Type : R&D Amount : $5,500,000 Region: U.S. Deadline: 4 th Oct, 2009 http:// www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=48899 (1) Refueling Infrastructure for Ethanol Blends cost-shared projects to modify, upgrade, or expand the infrastructure at retail fueling locations to accommodate gasoline-ethanol blends up to E85 (2) Outreach for Ethanol Blends projects which will increase public awareness of the benefits, safety, and use of ethanol blends as a transportation fuel. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th
  5. 5. U.S. State Incentives - Texas enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Incentive Name Cleantech Focus Details Texas - LoanSTAR Revolving Loan Program Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency <ul><li>Grant Type: Loans </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: $5,000,000 (max) </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: N/A </li></ul><ul><li>http://seco.cpa.state.tx.us/ls / </li></ul>Texas - Solar and Wind Energy Device Franchise Tax Deduction Renewable Energy – Solar and Wind <ul><li>Grant Type: Tax Relief </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: N/A </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: Ongoing </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.seco.cpa.state.tx.us/re_incentives-taxcode-statutes.htm </li></ul>Texas - Solar and Wind Energy Business Franchise Tax Exemption Renewable Energy – Solar and Wind <ul><li>Grant Type: Tax Relief </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: N/A </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: Ongoing </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/franchise / </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th
  6. 6. International Prizes and Awards (1 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Prize Name Cleantech Focus Details Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards The most outstanding projects, programs and technologies in the wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and hydroelectric energy sectors. <ul><li>Grant Type: Prize / Award, US </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: Non-monetary </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 23 rd February 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http://awards.renewableenergyworld.com / </li></ul>FEEM 20th Anniversary Prize in Environmental Economics Researcher or group of researchers who have most significantly contributed to the development of the field of environmental and resource economics. <ul><li>Grant Type: Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: € 10,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 1 st February 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.feem.it/Feem/Func/FEEM-20TH-ANNIVERSARY/default.htm </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th The Essence of the Entrepreneur Award A search for inspirational British companies who are using technology to drive their business forward. <ul><li>Grant Type: Prize / Award, UK </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: £ 10,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 31 st August 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.essenceoftheentrepreneur.co.uk/2009/home / </li></ul>
  7. 7. International Prizes and Awards (2 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Prize Name Cleantech Focus Details Energy Harvesting, WSN & RTLS Awards Energy harvesting technologies and applications <ul><li>Grant Type: Prize / Award, US </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: Non-monetary </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 9 th October 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http :// www.idtechex.com/energyharvestingandstorageusa09/en/Awards.asp </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th Green Awards for Creativity and Sustainability Green marketing and communications <ul><li>Grant Type: Prize / Award, UK </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: Non-monetary </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 18 th September 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.greenawards.co.uk/home </li></ul>The European Mobility Week Award Urban mobility <ul><li>Grant Type: Prize / Award, EU </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: Non-monetary </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 1 st November 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.mobilityweek.eu/Mobility-Award </li></ul>
  8. 8. International Prizes and Awards (3 of 3) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Prize Name Cleantech Focus Details European Green Capital Award Sustainable development <ul><li>Grant Type: Prize / Award, EU </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: Non-monetary </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 31 st December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// ec.europa.eu/environment/europeangreencapital/index_en.htm </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th Zayed International Prize for the Environment Global leadership in environment and sustainable development <ul><li>Grant Type: Prize / Award </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: $1,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 31 st December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.zayedprize.org.ae/index.aspx </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other Grants enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Prize Name Cleantech Focus Details Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program Early stage Cleantech start-ups <ul><li>Grant Type: Start-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: $150,000 (in services) </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: Ongoing </li></ul><ul><li>http:// usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/item?id=13577755&siteID=123112 </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th Green Bus Fund Low carbon buses <ul><li>Grant Type: Other, UK </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: £30,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 4 th November 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.zayedprize.org.ae/index.aspx </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cleantech Grant of the Week enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Eco-Innovation Projects in Europe EU Competitiveness & Innovation Programme <ul><li>Through the Eco-innovation funding scheme, the EU wants to support innovative products, services and technologies that can make a better use of our natural resources and reduce Europe's ecological footprint. With its objective to bridge the gap between research and the market, CIP Eco-innovation contributes to the implementation of the Environmental Technologies Action Plan (ETAP) </li></ul><ul><li>There is nearly € 200 million available to fund Eco-innovation projects between 2008 and 2013. Some 40 projects around Europe are in the pipeline to receive the first funds under the 2008 call. The call 2009 is open (deadline for application is 10 September 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Grant Type : Installation Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Amount : € 30 million </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Focus: EU </li></ul><ul><li>Duration: 10 th September 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// ec.europa.eu/environment/eco-innovation/index_en.htm </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th
  11. 11. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Grant Name Cleantech Focus Details SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th Recovery Act – State energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program Energy Efficiency <ul><li>Grant Type: Installation Proj., US </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: N/A </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 15 th August2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=48463&mode=VIEW </li></ul>Demonstration of Energy-Efficient Developments (DEED) Funding Opportunities- Utilities Energy Infrastructure, Energy Efficiency <ul><li>Grant Type: Installation Proj., US </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: $50,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 15 th August2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.appanet.org/research/index.cfm?ItemNumber=16256 </li></ul>Recovery Act - Solid-State Lighting Product Development - Round VI Solid State Lighting <ul><li>Grant Type: R&D, US </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: $11,500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 17 th August2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.grants.gov/search/search.do?mode=VIEW&oppId=48211 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 2) enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com Grant Name Cleantech Focus Details Advancing Public Health Protection through Water Infrastructure Sustainability Water Infrastructure <ul><li>Grant Type: Installation Proj., US </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: $600,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 17 th August2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2009/2009_star_water_infrastructure.html </li></ul>SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th Recovery Act – Hydroelectric Facility Modernization Hydroelectric Facilities <ul><li>Grant Type: Installation Proj., US </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: $25 million </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 20 th August2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=48221&mode=VIEW </li></ul>Recovery Act - Building America Energy Efficient Housing Partnerships Green Buildings <ul><li>Grant Type: Installation Proj., US </li></ul><ul><li>Amount: $31 million </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline: 24 th August2009 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=MGMKKKvhm0F1MNZpRtx2C1QFyTQjPpNJp0FQ2KvQCzQzQmlGPTQT!1277565875?oppId=48215&mode=VIEW </li></ul>
  13. 13. Grant Finder – Find Cleantech Grants, Awards, Prizes enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th Register on http://www.skipso.com to access grant finder for free
  14. 14. Contact Us enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com For general enquiries, partnership opportunities, feedback and comments please contact us at: [email_address] The Skipso Team – Enabling Sustainable Innovation SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: AUGUST 7 th – AUGUST 14 th

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