Five California cities that participated in PG&E’s behavioral energy efficiency program, Step Up and Power Down, have surpassed their energy savings goals. For the 18 month program, PG&E partnered with San Francisco, San Jose, Redwood City, San Carlos, and Woodland to reduce energy usage in over 1,200 businesses and 3,100 households. Click here to read…
The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) hosted their first quarter regional forum on March 30th. The theme of the forum focused on household electrification to achieve zero net energy in buildings. The forum began with a presentation on ZNE goals for the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards from Chris Meyer of the California Energy Commission (CEC)….
New Water-Energy Publication from ACEEE: The Energy-Water Nexus: Exploring the Stream of Opportunities
Increased coordination between the water and energy sectors breaks down traditional silos and paves the way for an integrative approach to saving energy and water. This week, ACEEE has released a new summary of water-energy efficiency research and best
In this episode, Chris Nelder speaks to energy efficiency expert Matt Golden about raising the profile of energy efficiency, sharing that energy efficiency (looking nationally) has been disproportionately neglected considering its extreme value, and also stating that efforts to
See the below overview of this new report from Resources for the Future (RFF) – or access the report on the RFF website.
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.
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.
Proposed CPUC Decision Provides Guidance on Energy Efficiency Rolling Portfolio Business Plan Filings
ALJ Julie A. Fitch’s Proposed Decision regarding Providing Guidance for Initial Energy Efficiency Rolling Portfolio Business Plan Filings is now available. Click here to read the proposed decision in full. The decision outline is below.
Presentation from SCE Webinar 7/14: High Opportunity Programs or Projects (HOPPs), Including Public Buildings Retro-commissioning, On-Bill Financing, and Comprehensive Commercial HVAC
The presentation from Southern California Edison (SCE)’s 7/14 HOPPS webinar (more information here) is now available here.
Peninsula Clean Energy is currently hiring for a Director of Marketing and Public Affairs and Board Clerk/Executive Assistant to the CEO. More information on these positions can be found at Jobs.smcgov.org/jobs. Search “Peninsula Clean Energy.”
The following was shared in the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN)’s July 5th newsletter. To subscribe, or learn more about BayREN’s programs, visit bayren.org. Water customers in Windsor and Hayward can use Windsor Efficiency PAYS® and Green Hayward PAYS® to install water upgrades with no up-front cost and immediate
SCE Webinar 7/14: High Opportunity Programs or Projects (HOPPs), Including Public Buildings Retro-commissioning, On-Bill Financing, and Comprehensive Commercial HVAC
Southern California Edison (SCE) invites you to a webinar providing an overview on three High Opportunity Programs or Projects (HOPPs) proposals related to Public Buildings Retro-commissioning; On-Bill Financing; and Comprehensive
USEPA Webinar 7/19: Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details Proposal for Community and Environmental Justice Groups
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar on July 19, 1:00–2:00 PM (EDT), that will provide an overview of the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) Design Details Proposal for community and