In partnership with the Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator (BPC), Local Government Commission (LGC), and Institute for Local Governments (ILG), ICLEI will be hosting a structured technical assistance program in June for 5-8 local governments in the Central Valley on energy and grants. The program will guide agencies through resources provided by the state and…
Lately, we’ve seen a very welcome decline in the price of gasoline. Nearly ten years ago, however, transportation costs were high and government, education and other industries needed to change the way their fleets operated in order to deal with the rising fuel costs. The City of Lemoore and four school districts in the area – Lemoore Union…
The City of Visalia, located in California’s Tulare County, has been a member of the VIEW (Valley Innovative Energy Watch) Partnership since 2010. As a highly involved member of VIEW, the City has shown its dedication to becoming an energy efficient municipality by applying for and completing several projects and retrofits over the years. The…
The City of Farmersville, located in California’s Tulare County, joined the VIEW (Valley Innovation Energy Watch) Partnership in 2013. As a highly involved member of VIEW, the City has shown its dedication to becoming an energy efficient municipality and community leader in many ways. The City, with the help of VIEW, has shared energy efficiency…
California’s Central Valley will be home to the state’s largest net zero energy (NZE) housing development, slated to open in the second quarter of 2018. De Young Properties is behind the forward-thinking construction. Click here to read more from Energy Manager Today
Save the Date! The San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Summit, featuring a full day of speakers and breakout sessions on electric vehicles, natural gas alternatives, and more, will be held October 19th. See below for more information.
The San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization (SJVCEO) is hiring for a full-time Project Analyst! A short description is shared below. Visit SJVCEO’s website to learn more and to apply.
In recent history, highly visible prize competitions have spurred innovative approaches to some of the most difficult challenges facing mankind. Despite the many innovative efficiency measures now in place throughout the country, the United States wastes more
Congratulations to Sonoma County and Tulare County’s Woodlake Unified School District for the approval of California Energy Commission (CEC) loans to install solar photovoltaics (PV) in their buildings. Per the CEC’s release:
As shared in the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s release: The California Energy Commission approved six grants July 13th focused on energy efficiency with $8 million awarded for technologies and measures designed to achieve zero net
CEC Consultant Report Reviews Distributed Energy Resources in San Joaquin Valley, Finds $300M+ in Benefits
An abstract for a new study from the California Energy Commission (CEC), done in partnership with Southern California Edison (SCE) to review the impacts of DERs on the electric system, is below. To read the study in full visit CEC’s website.
Join the Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) Institute in Sacramento August 1st for their third annual conference, “Climate Change Implications and Adaptation.” Download Event Flyer. Register by July 15th for the early registration
San Joaquin Valley’s City of Lodi Gets Improved Air Quality through Lodi Unified School District CNG Station
Owners and operators of natural gas-fueled vehicles in the San Joaquin Valley have a convenient place to fuel up thanks to a compressed natural gas (CNG) station that the California Energy Commission helped fund.
Electric vehicle rollout requires management of a number of different concerns – including new infrastructure, peak electric load and consumption considerations, and customer concerns. In this article from Valley Vision, hear from Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Manager of the Electric Transportation and Energy & Research Bill Boyce on what SMUD is doing to get the…
Presented by PG&E and CSU Monterey Bay Small Business Development Center, a No-Cost Financing and Economic Development Conference will be held in Salinas in March 29th. The Conference is available to lenders, business owners, and local economic development executives and local government officials. See the event flyer for more information.