SEEC is requesting input from local government staff to get a better understanding of local government needs and interests to inform activities undertaken by SEEC and to help shape the 2017 SEEC Forum. We ask that you complete this quick survey by Friday, January 27th at 5:00 PM.
Water use accounts for about 20 percent of California’s electricity use and 30 percent of natural gas used by businesses and homes according to Alvar Escriva-Bou at the the Public Policy Institute of California. At the same time the water sector can be the most cost effective source for increasing energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas…
Reporting to the Director of Sustainability, this role coordinates the day-to-day operations for the Office of Sustainability. (more…)
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is looking for a Senior Regional Planner to support the implementation of San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan and the Sustainable Communities Strategy. You can learn more about the position and SANDAG here.
California Clean Energy Jobs Act Citizens Oversight Board Meeting February 9, 2017 1:00 p.m. 1516 Ninth Street Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room – First Floor Sacramento, California 95814 (Wheelchair Accessible) Remote Access Available by Computer or Phone via WebEx The Citizens Oversight Board meeting is broadcast via WebEx; the Energy Commission’s on-line meeting service. To listen…
SACRAMENTO – The California Energy Commission looked back during today’s business meeting to see how publicly owned utilities (POUs) did in meeting California’s renewable energy requirements from 2011-2013 and looked ahead to predict how much energy the state will need through 2027. (more…)
A short report from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) that outlines how they currently regulate energy efficiency. The report includes discussion of the CPUC’s role, codes and standards, as well as measurement and evaluation. You can find the report and additional energy efficiency information on the CPUC’s energy efficiency website.
The Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC) released a new fact sheet on weatherization targeted for California local governments. (more…)
Redwood Coast Energy Authority is seeking a Demand Side Management Programs Project Manager and a Community Strategies Manager. Please see their employment webpage for additional information on both positions here.
Art Rosenfeld, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) Distinguished Scientist Emeritus who is also known as California’s “godfather” of energy efficiency and who has been credited with being personally responsible for billions of dollars in energy savings, died Friday at his home in Berkeley, California. He was 90. (more…)
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) En Banc hearing on February 1, 2017. (more…)
Energy Commission staff in collaboration with staff from Southern California Edison (SCE) will conduct a public workshop to discuss results from an advanced inverter pilot study on February 23rd. (more…)