Oregon Safe Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund
$1,300,000 combination grant and loan to Water Bureau
- On May 15, Water Bureau received word that the bureau has been awarded funds for replacing submersible pump/motors assemblies with higher efficiency pump/motor assemblies for seven production wells at the Columbia South Shore Wellfield
- Construction to begin no later than Feb. 16, 2010 and be complete no later than Feb. 16, 2011
- The project cost is $1,545,000 and Water Bureau is providing the remaining $245,000
- Awarded is a combination of a $650,000 grant and a $650,000 20 year loan at 3% interest
- Contact: Greg Drechsler, Water Bureau
Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program
$1,622,348 to Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
- Submitted to Environmental Protection Agency
- Anticipated Use of Funds:
- Purchase and install verified emission reduction technologies (e.g. exhaust filters) on the City of Portland’s, City of Salem’s and Multnomah County’s municipal diesel fleet.
- Purchase and install fuel operated heaters (a verified idle reduction technology) on Portland and the Multnomah County’s diesel fleet.
- Pilot clean diesel contracting requirements on a number of upcoming publicly funded construction projects, using funding to purchase and install verified emission reduction technologies on the contractor owned, leased, or rented off-road construction equipment used in pilot projects.
- Quarterly ReportQuarter 4, 2011 (October 1 - December 31, 2011)
- Contact: Michele Crim, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Solar Market Transformation
$400,000 to Bureau of Planning & Sustainability (City will match award amount)
- Submitted to US Department of Energy
- Funds will support:
- Solar Now! regional outreach campaign
- Neighborhood-based volume solar purchasing
- Residential Solar Power Purchase Agreement Model for utility-bill financing
- Neighborhood-scale distributed energy systems
- Application submitted July 30, 2009
Transportation Investment Generating Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grants
$23,203,988 / Portland Bureau of Transportation
Portland Innovation Quadrant- SW Moody infrastructure improvement, SE Water Avenue realignment and SW 4th Avenue streetcar realignment to link PSU, OHSU, OUS Life Science Collaborative, OMSI and PCC.
- Application submitted September 15, 2009
High Speed Rail (HSR): Union Station
$7,240,582 / City (OMF) sub-recipient
Rehabilitate historic Union Station supporting high-speed rail service from Eugene, Oregon to Vancouver, British Columbia. Two applications were submitted under separate funding tracks to maximize the request within the established guidelines and timeframes.
- Pre-Application submitted July 10, 2009
State Energy Program
$565,448 to Office of Management & Finance, Portland Bureau of Transportation, Water Bureau, Parks Bureau
- Submitted to US Department of Energy
Projects and requests for full or partial funding
|Portland Building: Energy Management System
|PBOT: 4 Smart Park Garages Lighting Fixtures
|Parks Bureau: St. Johns Tennis Center Lighting
|PBOT: Ped and Traffic Signals LED Lighting
- Application submitted August 10, 2009
Local Energy Assurance Planning (LEAP Initiative)
$ 276,099/Portland Office of Emergency Management (POEM)
Funds will be used to create an Energy Assurance Plan, which will address issues of the energy system centered in Portland’s NW Industrial area, assess and develop a plan that will educate the public about the energy system design & operations and contain a response & recovery plan, if a disruption were to occur.
- Application submitted October 22, 2009
- US DOE announced awards on February 19, 2010 including an award to the City
Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work
$ 350,000/Lead applicant is Multnomah County
Federal initiative addresses obesity, physical inactivity, poor nutrition and tobacco use/exposure to improve community health. Eligible measures include promoting public transit use, bicycling & walking, and signage for public transportation, bike lanes & bike boulevards.
- Application submitted December 1, 2009
- Award was announced on March 19, 2010
Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant
BPS amount estimated at $ 13,000,000
The City of Portland collaborated with the ODOE, Energy Trust of Oregon, NW Natural, Pacific Power, PGE and others to use the Clean Energy Works Portland model as the basis for creating the Clean Energy Works Oregon program. Multiple jurisdictions collaborated throughout the state on the EECBG proposal including Hood River, Astoria, Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro, Clackamas County, Multnomah County, Washington County, Beaverton, Metro and the South Central Oregon Economic Development District.
- Final application submitted on December 14, 2009
Amount To Be Determined to Portland Bureau of Transportation, PGE is lead partner
- Submitted to US Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
- The Electric Transportation Engineering Corporation (ETEC) in partnership with Nissan North America submitted a $101,250,000 application on May 15, 2009 to develop the infrastructure to support 1,000 battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in five US cities. Funds can be used for training to support BEVs, BEV purchases and/or charging station installation
- PBOT is told that Portland is one of the five rollout cities in this proposal with PGE as the utility partner