See the below overview of this new report from Resources for the Future (RFF) – or access the report on the RFF website.
As covered by Greentech Media: Last week, the U.S. government pledged to push the electric-vehicle industry toward charging a car in less than 10 minutes. Now, that sounds like a long time.
CPUC Stakeholder Advisory Group (StAG) Slides: Regional Energy Network and Local Government Partnership Evaluation
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is evaluating the value and effectiveness of (1) the new Regional Energy Networks (RENs) and (2) the investor owned utility-local government partnerships (LGPs). Click below to review slides on each
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) is hiring for a Commercial Development Consultant! A short description is shared below. Visit SMUD’s website to learn more and apply.
Los Angeles solar-plus-storage microgrid pilot to slash carbon emissions, boost industrial efficiency (from Utility Dive)
The Port of Los Angeles will be the site of a solar+storage pilot program which aims to show how carbon-free energy solutions can help make marine terminal operations more efficient and have less environmental impact, PV Magazine reports.
World Energy Intensity Decreases, Says EIA: Energy policies—such as building efficiency—among nations plays a major factor
The world is steadily burning less energy: nearly 33 percent less in the last 15 years, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
If you missed the webinar “FHA’s PACE Guidance Explained,” which discusses HUD/FHA’s recent residential PACE guidance and the White House’s new initiative to broaden the scope of residential PACE, you can watch a recording of the webinar through
In March of 2016, San Mateo County joined with 20 of its cities to found California’s fourth CCA (Community Choice Aggregate). Though the Peninsula Clean Energy Authority (PCEA) will continue to obtain electricity through PG&E’s existing power lines, it will also
According to the Portland Business Journal, Oregon State University’s Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center and CalWave are competing to build a wave energy test site. The OSU group, it adds, would build the test center about 6 miles off the coast and
Updates from the California Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee, or CAEECC, for the week of July 27th, 2016 are shared below: Preliminary Draft Agenda for August 9 CC Meeting The Preliminary Draft Agenda for the August 9 CC meeting in San Diego has been posted on the CAEECC site. Please review the topics proposed and email firstname.lastname@example.org by August…
Comment Period Open Until 8/8: Final Version of 2015 CPUC Custom Impact Research Plan Addendum – Sampling
This is a notice that the final version of the 2015 Custom Impact Research Plan Addendum – Sampling – through Q4 2015 has been posted on the energy efficiency public documents website.
The White House will unlock up to $4.5 billion in loan guarantees to support electric vehicle (EV) charging. The money comes along with abevy of other initiatives, including an EV hackathon and technical assistance to help broaden EV charging across the U.S. Learn more from Greentech Media, here. For more on electric vehicles, click here.
Webinar 8/4: Creating Lasting Resilience with Comprehensive Plans and Targeted Land Use Codes and Ordinances
Comprehensive plans and local land use codes and ordinances drive much of the climate resilience related decision making at the local level, and thus is one key target for climate integration. This session will examine real world examples from Climate
ARB Public Workshops Beginning 8/9: Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEP) Policy to Benefit Disadvantaged Communities
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) invites you to participate in a public workshop to discuss updates to ARB’s Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEP) Policy to benefit disadvantaged communities. A SEP is an environmentally beneficial
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has launched its Electric System Operating Data Tool. The web-based tool provides nearly real-time data, analysis, and visualizations of hourly, daily, and weekly electricity supply and demand on a national