CEC Workshop 7/22: Staff Proposal for Draft Regulations: Building Energy Use Data Access, Benchmarking, and Public Disclosure Provisions of Assembly Bill 802

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a public workshop to seek input on staff’s proposed draft regulations to implement the building energy use data access and public disclosure provisions of Assembly Bill 802 (Williams, Chapter 590, Statutes of 2015). (more…)

5/2 EECC Public Sector Stage 2 Meeting Recap, Highlights, & Resources (Comments Due May 25th)

The second meeting (Stage 2) of the Public Sector Subcommittee of the Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee (EECC, or CAEECC) took place May 2nd. The Stage 2 meeting (more…)

CPUC Conference Call for Clarification on Baselines White Paper May 2nd

CORRECTED PAPER AND UPDATED COMMENTS DEADLINES RELEASED BY THE CPUC 4/28: Please see here. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has shared to R.13-11-005/rolling portfolio stakeholders that Commission Staff will hold a conference call to answer (more…)

CPUC White Paper on Energy Efficiency Baselines for EE Programming, AB 802 Implementation: Comments Due May 10th

CORRECTED PAPER AND UPDATED COMMENTS DEADLINES RELEASED BY THE CPUC 4/28: Please see here. Yesterday afternoon, the CPUC’s Energy Division released its staff proposal on Energy Efficiency Baselines, following the commitments made in October’s rolling portfolio CPUC (more…)

SDG&E High Opportunity Projects and Program (HOPPs) Proposals Stakeholder Meeting Follow Up: Submit All Comments by 4/13

San Diego Gas & Electric Company held a stakeholder meeting on April 12, 2016, to review and discuss its High Opportunity Projects and Program proposals.  Stakeholders are (more…)

Upcoming Federal Webinars for State and Local Governments

Check out the below federal webinars advertised through EPA’s State and Local Climate newsletter! It’s looking like AB 802’s benchmarking and energy disclosure implementation is going to leverage EPA Portfolio Manager, and the (more…)

Using Disclosure for Market Transformation: Berkeley’s new Building Energy Savings Ordinance (BESO) and the U.S. DOE Home Energy Score

In today’s Regional Forum held by the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN), StopWaste presented on how the City of Berkeley’s Residential Energy Conservation Ordinance (RECO) was updated to the new Building Energy Savings Ordinance, or “BESO,” why it was updated, and how the new BESO, or a version thereof, could be a gentle but…

AB 802 Workshop Follow Up Materials: Comments to be Submitted by April 8th ***Extended to April 15th***

For those that missed the CEC’s AB 802 implementation workshop last Friday, the CEC has posted the recorded WebEx on their website, here. Topics covered included: Need for consistent and clear definitions (and need for implementers to understand utility definitions; Debate over the realm of buildings to be included in mandatory energy data disclosure and…
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