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Emerging Technologies Grant Program

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We can help you innovate to new heights in energy savings!

Have you ever thought that you would like to show off a new energy-saving technology, but didn't have the funding? We want to help. Take advantage of SVP's new, increased incentive for Emerging Technologies Grant Program.

Female thinkingSVP wants to help you implement projects that:

  • Demonstrate new products and product applications not yet commercially viable in today’s marketplace
  • Install energy efficient technologies not generally known or widely accepted, yet show potential for successful market growth
  • Successfully apply energy efficiency solutions in new ways
  • Introduce energy efficiency into industries or businesses that are resistant to adopting new technologies or practices

SVP will provide grants to customers who implement exceptionally creative uses of energy technology. Grant award limits will be paid based on energy saved, subject to a maximum of 85 percent of project cost up to a $250,000 limit per customer. Program funding is limited to $500,000 per year.

Download the application to see what you need to do to apply for this grant.

Here are the forms you'll need:

Once you complete the appropriate forms, either fax them to 408-243-0873 or mail them to:

Attn: Emerging Technologies Grant Program
Silicon Valley Power Rebate Program
881 Martin Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Remember, you must apply for pre-approval of your upgrade plans prior to installation. For information on eligibility and program details, call 408-615-6650 or email us at

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