Letter Requests (Support, Commitment, Reference)
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SCE collaborates with many organizations to support innovation in the areas of
renewable energy sources, grid optimization, energy storage, greenhouse gas
reduction, and other energy-related areas. If you are working on a project of
this nature and need a letter of support or commitment for a California Energy
Commission EPIC, Department of Energy, or other funding source proposal, we may
be able to help.
Requirements - Please review the following requirements before submitting a form:
Types of Support and Templates
1. Draft Letter – Please use the appropriate attachment provided in the “Types of
Support and Templates” section below to access an SCE letter template to generate a draft to
attach to your submission. We will use this draft to complete your final letter,
and may make minor revisions, if necessary.
2. Project Summary or Draft Research Proposal – A
project summary or draft research proposal must also be included as attachment
to your submission, for SCE’s review and consideration.
3. Intake Form – Once a draft letter has been
generated and a project summary or draft research proposal is available, please
complete the intake form below. If you have already contacted an SCE resource
regarding your request, please be sure to enter their contact information. If
you are submitting or have submitted an Intake form, please do not submit
multiple requests to other SCE personnel for the same project or effort.
Conceptual – Offers encouragement and agreement as to the project’s value (no form of commitment involved).
– Requires a defined amount of support or resources, such as a minimum number of labor hours or use of assets and services (i.e. technical advisory, data, utility assets, etc.).
– Requires a cash contribution.
Letter of Reference – Provides a reference or offers a recommendation, based on a prior working relationship, to validate the submitter’s ability to deliver the required level of service.
Letter requests must be received two weeks
prior to the
“Date Needed,” to allow SCE to become properly informed about the project, assess
its potential for success, and determine whether to support and/or commit
financial or other resources to the effort.
Note: SCE will
make reasonable efforts to accommodate requests submitted after the stated
deadline, but in those cases, SCE cannot guarantee delivery by the “Date Needed.”
If you have any questions, please contact your SCE resource, or send an email
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Disclaimer : Provision of this form and information attached herein is offered only for review by SCE, and in no way constitutes SCE’s acceptance, adoption, support, or inclusion of said technology or idea in any way whatsoever. All submissions are the property of SCE. All information provided herein will be kept confidential unless SCE notifies the party submitting this idea to the contrary.