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CSI Incentives Budget Report

The tables below summarize the committed and remaining budgets for the California Solar Initiative, and include estimates of how far the remaining budget will last through the step table, as well as the amount of additional funding necessary to achieve program goals. These tables have been created to meet the requirements defined in ordering paragraphs 5 and 6 of CPUC decision (D.) 10-09-046.

This report is updated weekly and is current as of March 22, 2017.

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Tables available on this page:
1. Ordering Paragraph 5: Program Achievements Currently Forecasted
2. Ordering Paragraph 6: Forecasted Funding Surplus
3. Ordering Paragraph 6: Confirmed, Completed or PBI in Payment, and Paid Incentive Dollars by Incentive Type
4. Capacity (MW) Breakdown between Programs
5. Incentive Dollar Breakdown between Programs
6. Program Goals by Administrator, Sector, and Step
7. Program Step Change Dates by Administrator, Sector, and Step
1. Ordering Paragraph 5: Program Achievements Currently Forecasted
Program Goals Confirmed Under Review Remaining Program Achievements Currently Forecasted
Capacity
(MW)
Budget
($)
Capacity
(MW)
Budget
($)
Capacity
(MW)
Budget
($)
Capacity
(MW)
Budget
($)
Capacity
(MW)
Final Step Portion of
Final Step
(MW)
PG&E Residential 252.368 211,628,000 257.656 209,688,382 0.000 0 9.679 1,939,619 267.335 10 83.027
Non-Residential 512.383 666,164,970 514.182 659,550,932 0.000 0 15.218 6,614,038 529.400 10 149.308
Total 764.750 877,792,970 771.838 869,239,313 0.000 0 24.897 8,553,657 796.735 N/A N/A
SCE Residential 265.650 222,767,000 307.983 218,798,310 0.000 0 19.800 3,968,690 327.783 10 159.093
Non-Residential 539.350 645,225,600 629.781 639,789,307 0.688 160,737 14.566 5,275,556 645.035 10 324.855
Total 805.000 867,992,600 937.764 858,587,617 0.688 160,737 34.366 9,244,246 972.818 N/A N/A
CSE Residential 84.507 54,885,000 93.232 54,876,438 0.000 0 0.043 8,562 93.274 10 57.217
Non-Residential 95.743 147,139,430 114.057 146,370,437 0.000 0 2.083 768,993 116.141 10 32.428
Total 180.250 202,024,430 207.289 201,246,874 0.000 0 2.126 777,556 209.415 N/A N/A
TOTAL Residential 602.525 489,280,000 658.871 483,363,129 0.000 0 29.521 5,916,871 688.392 N/A N/A
Non-Residential 1,147.475 1,458,530,000 1,258.021 1,445,710,675 0.688 160,737 31.868 12,658,588 1,290.576 N/A N/A
Total 1,750.000 1,947,810,000 1,916.891 1,929,073,804 0.688 160,737 61.389 18,575,459 1,978.968 N/A N/A

 
2. Ordering Paragraph 6: Forecasted Funding Surplus
All values in $USD Allocated Funds Confirmed1 Under Review2 Remaining Funds3 To Reach Goals Funding Surplus6
D.10-09-046 Table #7 Non-Perf.
Adj.5
  Non-Perf.
Adj.5
    Incremental from Confirmed4 Total  
PG&E Residential 211,628,000 209,417,792 209,688,382 0 0 1,939,619 0 208,638,199 2,989,801
Non-Residential 666,164,970 617,087,429 659,550,932 0 0 6,614,038 0 659,283,067 6,881,903
Total 877,792,970 826,505,221 869,239,313 0 0 8,553,657 0 867,921,266 9,871,704
SCE Residential 222,767,000 218,415,994 218,798,310 0 0 3,968,690 0 210,386,053 12,380,947
Non-Residential 645,225,600 605,464,350 639,789,307 152,590 160,737 5,275,556 0 613,566,538 31,659,062
Total 867,992,600 823,880,343 858,587,617 152,590 160,737 9,244,246 0 823,952,591 44,040,009
CSE Residential 54,885,000 54,724,695 54,876,438 0 0 8,562 0 53,134,115 1,750,885
Non-Residential 147,139,430 136,066,004 146,370,437 0 0 768,993 0 140,085,102 7,054,328
Total 202,024,430 190,790,699 201,246,874 0 0 777,556 0 193,219,217 8,805,213
TOTAL Residential 489,280,000 482,558,481 483,363,129 0 0 5,916,871 0 472,158,367 17,121,633
Non-Residential 1,458,530,000 1,358,617,783 1,445,710,675 152,590 160,737 12,658,588 0 1,412,934,707 45,595,293
Total 1,947,810,000 1,841,176,264 1,929,073,804 152,590 160,737 18,575,459 0 1,885,093,074 62,716,926

Notes:

1. "Confirmed" projects are those that have reached or surpassed the Reservation Reserved, Confirmed Reservation, or Pending RFP status in PowerClerk and are not Delisted (i.e., not Cancelled or Withdrawn). Dollars indicate PBI-related incentive commitments.

2. "Under Review" projects are those that are currently in Reservation Request Review or Suspended - Reservation Review status in PowerClerk and are not Delisted (i.e., Cancelled or Withdrawn). Dollars indicate PBI-related incentive commitments.

3. "Remaining Funds" indicates the difference between the "Allocated Funds" and the sum of the "Confirmed" and "Under Review" projects. The presence of "Remaining Funds" for a given Program Administrator does not mean that funds are available to incentivize additional projects. The "Remaining Funds" are dedicated to meeting existing PBI incentive commitments, which may be greater than forecasted due to higher than expected performance, including elevated performance by PV systems with tracking systems.

4. "To Reach Goals from Confirmed Incremental" is the amount of incentive dollars needed to reach sector-specific program goals assuming all "Confirmed" and "Under Review" projects are completed.

5. Unless otherwise noted, all incentive dollar fields include an adjustment upwards for PBI projects, by 6% for SCE, 8% for CSE and 7.5% for PG&E, to account for higher than expected performance (per the CSI 2009 Impact Evaluation). Please note, PG&E decreased their adjustment from 7.7% to 7.5% on January 25, 2014 based on review of PV system performance in recent years within PG&E’s territory.

6. "Funding Surplus" shows the difference between “Allocated Funds” and “Total to Reach Goals”. A negative value indicates a shortfall in funding to meet a program's goals.

7. Values shown include capacity and incentives from CSI Thermal Electric and Non-PV generating technologies, as shown in the tables below.

3. Ordering Paragraph 6: Confirmed, Completed or PBI in Payment, and Paid Incentive Dollars by Incentive Type
All Values
in $ USD
Confirmed8 Completed or PBI in Payment9 Paid10
EPBB PBI Thermal
Electric11
Total EPBB PBI Thermal
Electric11
Total EPBB PBI Thermal
Electric11
Total
PG&E Res 205,632,854 3,878,450 177,078 209,688,382 205,632,854 3,878,450 177,078 209,688,382 205,630,820 3,792,882 177,078 209,600,779
Non
Res
50,891,055 608,643,537 16,340 659,550,932 50,884,794 606,682,364 16,340 657,583,498 50,884,597 568,420,142 16,340 619,321,079
Total 256,523,909 612,521,986 193,418 869,239,313 256,517,648 610,560,813 193,418 867,271,879 256,515,417 572,213,023 193,418 828,921,858
SCE Res 211,981,716 6,754,250 62,344 218,798,310 211,961,568 6,722,163 62,344 218,746,075 211,941,404 5,963,266 62,344 217,967,014
Non
Res
33,376,765 606,407,579 4,963 639,789,307 33,187,145 558,562,941 653 591,750,739 33,200,745 451,595,268 653 484,796,666
Total 245,358,481 613,161,829 67,307 858,587,617 245,148,713 565,285,104 62,997 810,496,814 245,142,149 457,558,534 62,997 702,763,680
CSE Res 52,725,333 2,048,523 102,582 54,876,438 52,663,135 2,048,523 102,582 54,814,240 52,663,135 1,933,861 102,582 54,699,578
Non
Res
7,242,138 139,109,838 18,461 146,370,437 7,224,732 136,126,316 18,461 143,369,509 7,224,732 112,992,909 18,461 120,236,102
Total 59,967,470 141,158,361 121,043 201,246,874 59,887,866 138,174,839 121,043 198,183,748 59,887,866 114,926,771 121,043 174,935,680
TOTAL Res 470,339,903 12,681,222 342,004 483,363,129 470,257,557 12,649,135 342,004 483,248,696 470,235,358 11,690,009 342,004 482,267,371
Non
Res
91,509,957 1,354,160,954 39,764 1,445,710,675 91,296,670 1,301,371,621 35,454 1,392,703,745 91,310,074 1,133,008,319 35,454 1,224,353,846
Total 561,849,860 1,366,842,176 381,768 1,929,073,804 561,554,227 1,314,020,756 377,458 1,875,952,441 561,545,432 1,144,698,328 377,458 1,706,621,218

Notes:

8. "Confirmed" projects are those that have reached or surpassed the Reservation Reserved, Confirmed Reservation, or Pending RFP status in PowerClerk and are not Delisted (i.e. not Cancelled or Withdrawn).

9. "Completed or PBI - in Payment" projects are those that have reached the Completed or PBI in Payment status in PowerClerk and are not Delisted (i.e. not Cancelled or Withdrawn).

10. This section represents the total amount of incentive dollars paid out to applicants. Due to payment processing administrative requirements, there may be a lag of up to 30 days from the date the incentive was paid to when it appears in this report.

11. Thermal Electric projects include both electric and propane displacing systems.


4. Capacity (MW) Breakdown between Programs
Capacity(MW) CSI General Market CSI Thermal Electric12 Non-PV Technologies Total
Confirmed Under Review Confirmed Under Review Confirmed Under Review Confirmed Under Review
PG&E Residential 257.401 0.000 0.255 N/A N/A N/A 257.656 0.000
Non-Residential 513.524 0.000 0.025 N/A 0.633 N/A 514.182 0.000
Total 770.925 0.000 0.280 N/A 0.633 N/A 771.838 0.000
SCE Residential 307.901 0.000 0.082 N/A N/A N/A 307.983 0.000
Non-Residential 622.668 0.688 0.007 N/A 7.106 N/A 629.781 0.688
Total 930.569 0.688 0.089 N/A 7.106 N/A 937.764 0.688
CSE Residential 93.088 0.000 0.143 N/A N/A N/A 93.232 0.000
Non-Residential 114.032 0.000 0.025 N/A N/A N/A 114.057 0.000
Total 207.121 0.000 0.169 N/A N/A N/A 207.289 0.000
TOTAL Residential 658.390 0.000 0.481 N/A N/A N/A 658.871 0.000
Non-Residential 1,250.225 0.688 0.057 N/A 7.739 N/A 1,258.021 0.688
Total 1,908.615 0.688 0.537 N/A 7.739 N/A 1,916.891 0.688

 
5. Incentive Dollar Breakdown between Programs
Budget($) CSI General Market CSI Thermal Electric12 Non-PV Technologies Total
Confirmed Under Review Confirmed Under Review Confirmed Under Review Confirmed Under Review
PG&E Residential 209,511,304 0 177,078 N/A N/A N/A 209,688,382 0
Non-Residential 659,307,752 0 16,340 N/A 226,840 N/A 659,550,932 0
Total 868,819,055 0 193,418 N/A 226,840 N/A 869,239,313 0
SCE Residential 218,735,966 0 62,344 N/A N/A N/A 218,798,310 0
Non-Residential 630,239,881 160,737 4,963 N/A 9,544,463 N/A 639,789,307 160,737
Total 848,975,847 160,737 67,307 N/A 9,544,463 N/A 858,587,617 160,737
CSE Residential 54,773,856 0 102,582 N/A N/A N/A 54,876,438 0
Non-Residential 146,351,976 0 18,461 N/A N/A N/A 146,370,437 0
Total 201,125,831 0 121,043 N/A N/A N/A 201,246,874 0
TOTAL Residential 483,021,125 0 342,004 N/A N/A N/A 483,363,129 0
Non-Residential 1,435,899,608 160,737 39,764 N/A 9,771,303 N/A 1,445,710,675 160,737
Total 1,918,920,733 160,737 381,768 N/A 9,771,303 N/A 1,929,073,804 160,737

Notes:

12. Thermal Electric projects include both electric and propane displacing systems.

6. Program Goals by Administrator, Sector, and Step
  PG&E SCE CSE
Step MW in Step Res Non-Res Res Non-Res Res Non-Res
1              
2 70.0 10.1 20.5 10.6 21.6 2.4 4.8
3 100.0 14.4 29.3 15.2 30.8 3.4 6.9
4 130.0 18.7 38.1 19.7 40.1 4.4 9.0
5 160.0 23.1 46.8 24.3 49.3 5.4 11.0
6 190.0 27.4 55.6 28.8 58.6 6.5 13.1
7 215.0 31.0 62.9 32.6 66.3 7.3 14.8
8 250.0 36.1 73.2 38.0 77.0 8.5 17.3
9 284.1 41.1 83.4 43.3 87.8 9.7 18.8
10 350.9 50.5 102.5 53.1 107.9 36.9 0.0
  1,750.0 252.4 512.4 265.7 539.3 84.5 95.7


7. Program Step Change Dates by Administrator, Sector, and Step
  PG&E SCE CSE
Step Res Non-Res Res Non-Res Res Non-Res
1            
2 11/3/2006 8/29/2006 9/5/2006 8/29/2006 2/12/2007 3/8/2007
3 10/22/2007 3/1/2007 5/16/2008 3/8/2007 1/4/2008 6/25/2007
4 4/9/2008 3/27/2007 6/17/2009 6/11/2007 10/8/2008 10/29/2007
5 12/22/2008 3/17/2008 7/23/2010 3/26/2008 6/25/2009 10/23/2008
6 9/9/2009 2/25/2009 3/4/2011 5/21/2010 10/26/2009 12/14/2009
7 5/6/2010 5/19/2010 9/28/2011 7/15/2010 4/20/2010 5/24/2010
8 10/27/2010 7/15/2010 4/18/2012 2/14/2011 11/8/2010 11/16/2010
9 10/18/2011 1/14/2012 11/15/2012 4/9/2013 9/29/2011 2/6/2014
10 7/19/2012 3/12/2012 5/17/2013 6/24/2014 5/2/2012 1/19/2015

Notes:

13. Please note the actual step change date may vary slightly from what is shown in Table 7 due to timing of project cancelations and reservation request reviews. In accordance with CPUC decisions that provided for a transition between the SGIP and the CSI, Step 1 was fully reserved in 2006 under the Self Generation Incentive Program, which was only open to non-residential projects. The 50 MW in Step 1 were not allocated across the utilities, and were therefore reserved on a first come, first served basis. Although almost all Step 1 MW were reserved by non- residential entities, Program Administrators later reallocated Step 1 dropouts into both residential and non-residential categories. The CPUC adopted “step table” commenced in advance of the actual program launch on January 1, 2007. This is the reason why there are Step changes before the launch of the CSI program in 2006. For more information about CSI Steps, Incentive Rates, etc. please see www.csi-trigger.com

149,031 applications were included for the generation of this chart.

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