With all the excitement around the new building energy efficiency standards becoming open for cities and counties to adopt by January 1, 2017, we can’t forget about new water efficiency standards! Read an excerpt from the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s blog, and get links for more information, below.
Marin County has opened the recruitment for a Planner in the Sustainability Program. See below for more information and to apply. The deadline to apply is Thursday, July 14.
From the Orange County Breeze: “Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced a significant expansion of its Energy Savings Assistance Program. As many as 500,000 additional low-income families may now be eligible to receive no-cost
Energy Technology Perspectives 2016 Report from IEA Shows Cities are in the frontline for cutting carbon emissions
Cities must take the lead in the transition to a low-carbon energy sector, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today, highlighting that urban areas account for up to two-thirds of the potential to cost-effectively reduce global carbon emissions.
New Funding Opportunity for Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Residential and Commercial Building Research (Pre-Bid Workshop 7/7)
Grant Funding Opportunity – GFO-16-502- 2016 Natural Gas Energy Efficiency Research Grants for Residential and Commercial Buildings Date Released: June 29, 2016.
The California Energy Commission has initiated a substantive changes cycle for the Proposition 39: California Clean Energy Jobs Act – 2016 K-12 Program Implementation Guidelines. Draft Guideline revisions are available online at:
Draft for Review: Proposed Substantive Changes to California Clean Energy Jobs Act – 2016 Program Implementation Guidelines
The California Energy Commission (CEC) will consider proposed substantive changes to the Proposition 39: California Clean Energy Jobs Act – 2016 Program Implementation Guidelines at its regularly scheduled business meeting, July 13th.
Finding the best strategies to bring the economic benefits of energy efficiency to low-income households is a hot topic. Learn in this article from Eco Business about case studies in Ann Arbor and Pittsburgh, a study from Energy Efficiency
Thanks to all local governments that participated in the Energy Data Access Committee (EDAC) survey, which sought to help the EDAC understand how the current rules governing utility data access align with the data needs of local
Last week, the Obama Administration announced a sweeping initiative aimed at growing energy storage, demand management and renewable energy resources, while investigating the best way to integrate those into an increasingly flexible
This week, Environmental Leader announced the winners of the fourth annual Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards, a program that recognizes excellence in the fields of environmental, sustainability and energy management.
California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to discuss potential changes to the New Solar Homes Partnership (NSHP) program. While this is a staff workshop , Commissioners of the Energy Commission are interested in
Watch the below video to learn more about becoming ‘storage-ready’ and hear Enphase CEO Paul Nahi and others discuss why the Enphase Home Energy Solution will be unlike any other storage offering on the market. (Read more
This week, Oracle purchased Opower for $532 million. Hear from both companies on the value they each see in combining forces and how the utility industry is moving to a customer-focused industry, in this exclusive interview by Greentech Media (GTM).
The Energy Network, in partnership with VCREA, is hosting a workshop in the Ventura Region on 6/30. Benchmarking Lunch n’ Learn 6/30: Hear about the current state of benchmarking policy and join in discussion about specific impacts to local