Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (Feb 12th)

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

Focus this week: US State Incentives (Massachusetts, New Jersey, California - Sacramento) new International Green Design Competition

Skipso Open Innovation Challenges are live: University CleanTech Challenge (£5k Cash Award) The Green Lighting Challenge ($10k Cash Award) and the Concepts for CO2 Offsetting Challenge ($5k Cash Award)

12 grants and awards approaching application deadline

The Skipso funding section this week has reached 599 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $38b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html

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Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives - Weekly Update (Feb 12th)

  1. 1. Skipso Weekly Digest Cleantech Grants, Awards, Incentives February 5th – February 12th 2010 enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  2. 2. Summary Skipso Cleantech Grants • Number of Grants: 599 • Value of Grants: $38billion* • Countries Covered: 40+ • New Grants this Week: 5 • Latest update: February 12th, 2010 *Includes funds allocated for production incentives, loans, tax credits and expired grants SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  3. 3. This Week on Skipso •  5 new Cleantech Grants, Awards and Incentives added to Skipso’s funding database •  Focus this week: US State Incentives (Massachusetts, New Jersey, California - Sacramento) new International Green Design Competition •  Skipso Open Innovation Challenges are live: University CleanTech Challenge (£5k Cash Award) The Green Lighting Challenge ($10k Cash Award) and the Concepts for CO2 Offsetting Challenge ($5k Cash Award) •  12 grants and awards approaching application deadline •  The Skipso funding section this week has reached 599 Cleantech grants, awards, incentives and over $38b in value, all are accessible for free on http://www.skipso.com SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  4. 4. Product Design and Innovation Competition Land Art Generator Initiative – Design Competition •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: Not Disclosed •  Geographic Focus: Dubai, UAE •  Deadline: 4th June 2010 http://landartgenerator.org/designcomp/ •  The UAE Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) is a landmark initiative to bring together artists, architects, scientists, and engineers in a first of its kind collaboration. •  The goal of the Land Art Generator Initiative is to design and construct a series of land art installations across the UAE that uniquely combine aesthetic intrigue with clean energy generation. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  5. 5. US State Incentives - Massachusetts Massachusetts Commonwealth Solar II Rebates •  Grant Type: Production Incentive •  Amount: $4 million per year budget •  Geographic Focus: Massachusetts •  Deadline: Ongoing http://www.commonwealthsolar.org/ •  Commonwealth Solar II, offered by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (CEC) provides rebates for the installation of grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) systems at residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and public facilities. •  Rebate amounts are based on the total PV system size per building, regardless of the number of electric meters in use and certain other characteristics of the project. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  6. 6. Sacramento Feed-in Tariff Sacramento Municipal Utility District: Feed-in Tariff •  Grant Type: Production Incentive •  Amount: Varies by time of day, season, contract •  Geographic Focus: Sacramento, CA •  Deadline: Ongoing http://www.smud.org/en/community-environment/solar- renewables/pages/feed-in-tariff.aspx •  Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) offers a feed-in tariff for combined heat and power (CHP) and various renewable energy technologies. Every renewable energy technology that can be used to satisfy California's renewables portfolio standard is eligible for the feed-in tariff. •  Unlike the feed-in tariffs offered by some European countries, which have a single fixed rate, SMUD's feed-in tariff varies by time of day, season, length of contract and production year. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  7. 7. US State Incentives - Massachusetts CEC Commonwealth Solar Stimulus •  Grant Type: Installation Projects •  Amount: Varies •  Geographic Focus: Massachusetts •  Deadline: 30th April 2010 http://www.commonwealthsolar.org/ •  Commonwealth Solar Stimulus, administered by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (CEC) and funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), provides rebates for the installation of grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) systems at residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and public facilities. •  Rebate amounts are based on the total PV system size per building, regardless of the number of electric meters in use and certain other characteristics of the project. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  8. 8. New Jersey Clean Energy Loans Edison Innovation Clean Energy Manufacturing Fund – Grants and Loans •  Grant Type: Loans •  Amount: $3.3million max incentive •  Geographic Focus: New Jersey •  Deadline: Through 2012 http://www.njeda.com/web/Aspx_pg/Templates/Npic_Text.aspx? Doc_Id=1085&menuid=1287&topid=718&levelid=6&midid=1175 •  The Edison Innovation Clean Energy Manufacturing Fund (CEMF) is intended to provide assistance for the manufacturing of energy efficient and renewable energy products that will assist Class I renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in becoming competitive with traditional sources of electric generation. •  The total amount of available funding is capped at a maximum of $3.3 million per project. A minimum 50% cash match of total project costs is required to be from non-state derived matching funds. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  9. 9. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (1 of 3) Refer a friend – Win $1,000! The Green Lighting Challenge •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: $10,000 / $1,000 referral fee •  Geographic Focus: Italy / International •  Deadline: 8th March 2010 http://www.skipso.com •  GC is looking for innovative solutions and products to enhance the performance of its LED-based product line and extend its functional application to a wider range of fittings. •  Win $10,000 cash award for submitting solutions that will allow GC to meet the required illumination coefficients and to expand its Green Lighting fittings to motorways, urban areas, sports installations and other public areas. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  10. 10. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (2 of 3) Refer a friend – Win $500! Concepts for CO2 Project Sourcing •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: $5,000 / $500 referral fee •  Geographic Focus: Developing Countries •  Deadline: 10th March 2010 http://www.skipso.com •  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: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  11. 11. Skipso – Open Innovation Lab (3 of 3) University CleanTech Challenge •  Grant Type: Prize / Award •  Amount: £5,000 •  Geographic Focus: Europe •  Deadline: 21st February 2010 (Phase 1) http://www.cleantechnologychallenge.com •  The CleanTech Challenge is a student competition jointly hosted by London Business School and University College London where students from top European business and engineering schools compete in cross-functional teams. The challenge is to develop innovative clean technology ideas from the concept phase to a stage in which they would attract Series A funding or otherwise be self-sustainable. SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  12. 12. Looking for Cleantech Innovation? Skipso’s Innovation Lab allows you to reach out to a worldwide network of Cleantech experts and innovators Create your Challenge today, contact us on: •  http://www.skipso.com/info/generalContact.html •  info@skipso.com SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  13. 13. Upcoming Application Deadlines (1 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  14. 14. Upcoming Application Deadlines (2 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  15. 15. Upcoming Application Deadlines (3 of 3) http://www.skipso.com/grants/grid.html SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  16. 16. Grant Finder – Find Cleantech Grants, Awards, Prizes Register on http://www.skipso.com to access grant finder for free SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com
  17. 17. Skipso – Enabling Sustainable Innovation Join Now for Free! http://www.skipso.com SKIPSO WEEKLY DIGEST: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th 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: FEBRUARY 5th – FEBRUARY 12th enabling sustainable innovation www.skipso.com

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