Congratulations to Beacon and Spotlight Award Winners for 2017

Congratulations to cities, counties, and other local agencies improving sustainability in their communities! Palo Alto, San Carlos, Claremont, Hayward, Foster City, Sacramento, Fremont, Scotts Valley and Alpine County all received Beacon Awards this year. Many more cities and counties received Spotlight Awards for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency, natural gas savings, and sustainability best practices. This year…

Sierra Business Council Named “Beacon Program Champion” for Energy Support in Sierra Nevada Region

Excerpted from the Institute for Local Government release: The Institute for Local Government and the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative have designated Sierra Business Council (SBC) a “Beacon Program Champion” for its work in supporting energy and climate action initiatives in the Sierra Nevada region. Sierra Business Council becomes the first organization of its kind to…

Beacon Award Winners video

Learn more about Beacon Award winners and their best practices in this short video! The Beacon Award program is a statewide program that provides support and recognition to California cities and counties that are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save energy and adopt policies and programs that promote sustainability. Beacon is administered by the Institute for Local…

City of South Gate Reduces Energy Use, Applies Best Practices, and wins Beacon Award

The City of South Gate is first city in Southern California to win the Beacon Award, presented through Institute for Local Government and Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC). As shared by the Institute in its press release, “It is an honor to be the first Southern (more…)
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