CSI RD&D

CSI RD&D PROGRAM - CONCLUDED 

The California Solar Initiative's RD&D Program has now concluded after operating since 2008 through 2016. All solicitations and research projects are now complete.

 

 Report 
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 Program overview + Research briefs       

 [25 MB ]
 Program overview  [13 MB ]

 Research briefs  (high resolution)                     

 [44 MB ]


For more information on the research projects and resulting reports please review the section below. All completed final reports are also available separately for review and download. 

FINAL REPORTS for completed projects along with individual research briefs can be found here.

 

CSI RD&D Program - Program Evaluation 

 

 Report 
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 Report Summary       

 [277 KB ]
 Final Report  [3 MB ]

 Appendices           

 [4 MB ]

 

Funded Projects

This is a database of projects funded by the CSI RD&D. The project summaries are listed alphabetically below. You may also choose a subset of projects by clicking a keyword, or using the search function.


Proving Performance of the Lowest Cost PV System
Solicitation: Solicitation 2
Awardee: Solaria Corporation
CSI Funding: $1,217,500
Status: Complete
Tags: Solar Technology
PV and Advanced Energy Storage for Demand Reduction
Solicitation: Solicitation 2
Awardee: SunPower Corporation
CSI Funding: $1,475,000
Status: Complete
Tags: Solar Technology , Storage
Screening Distribution Feeders: Alternatives to the 15% Rule
Solicitation: Solicitation 3
Awardee: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
CSI Funding: $1,978,239
Status: Complete
Tags: Interconnection
Solar Energy & Economic Development Fund (SEED Fund)
Solicitation: Solicitation 3
Awardee: Strategic Energy Innovations, Inc.
CSI Funding: $300,000
Status: Complete
Standard Communication Interface and Certification Test Program
Solicitation: Solicitation 4
Awardee: Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
CSI Funding: $885,675
Status: Complete
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