Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Resources for Local Governments

This site serves as a hub for energy efficiency and sustainability news, information, best practices and resources relevant to California’s local governments. Visit the About page to learn more about the Coordinator, and the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative.

Have a suggestion to make this site more useful to local government energy practitioners? Please contact us at statewideenergycoordinator@lgc.org.



Featured Resources and Events

Register Now! 2016 Yosemite Conference for Local Elected Officials – March 10th-13th, Yosemite National Park

Invited speakers will talk about the role of entrepreneurs in meeting evolving housing, travel, and mobility needs, how local governments can do more to respond to market needs, and what they can do to work with the private sector to optimize community benefits. Visit http://www.lgc.org/yosemite-2016/ for more information and registration.

Key resources and events of interest to local government energy leaders are listed below. Don’t forget to check out the EE Events Calendar to the right for more information! For the latest posts, visit EE News and Updates.

Get an overview of the BEYOND Program from Alexa Washburn at the Western Riverside Council of Governments:

 

Hear from CEC Commissioners Hochschild and McAllister in this webinar recording of the implications of SB 350 and AB 802 for California’s local governments:

 

 


Past Events

What’s Next for RENs?

Friday, January 22nd – 10:00am-12:00pm | CPUC Auditorium in San Francisco

Remote access:

  • Join WebEx meeting: https://van.webex.com/van/j.php?MTID=mbd872e5db2f36484f98c022bc5efcae7
    • Meeting number: 744 303 263
    • Meeting password: !Energy1
  • Join by phone: 866-630-5989 Participant: 336 2110#

Presentation: http://eecoordinator.info/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/CPUC-REN-Workshop-1-18-2016.pdf

December 3, 2015 – RENs Webinar

PY2013–2014 Regional Energy Networks Value and Effectiveness Study Report draft and appendices are now available and in the public comment period, which will remain open until 5:00 PM on December 11, 2015.  The documents are posted to the CPUC’s public document area and may be accessed directly at the links below. (The third link will download the comment template where commenters are requested to enter their comments and then upload to the CPUC’s public document area).

PY2013–2014 Regional Energy Networks Impact Assessment Report draft and appendices are now available and in the public comment period, which will remain open until 5:00 PM on December 7, 2015.  The documents are posted to the CPUC’s public document area and may be accessed directly at the links below. (The third link will download the comment template where commenters are requested to enter their comments and then upload to the CPUC’s public document area).

LGP & REN EM&V Roadmaps – Public Workshop

November 18, 2015 – 10-11am
Call in to: 886-630-5989 — Participant code 336 2110#

The Energy Division will be hosting a call open to the public and in conjunction with its Local Government Stakeholder Advisory Group for the purpose of receiving input on the update to the EM&V Roadmap, REN and LGP chapters (update for version 6 of the 2013-2015 EM&V Evaluation Plan).

LGP REN Roadmap Fall 2015 – public comment draft 11.18.2015

The comment period is now open and will remain open until 5pm Sunday November 30, 2015.