City of Malibu Joins Energy Efficiency Campaign

The City of Malibu joined the Do Your Thing Campaign, Energy Upgrade California’s statewide campaign to educate all Californians about smarter energy use to make the state cleaner, healthier and more prosperous. The program aims to reduce pollution from power plant carbon emissions, decrease pollution-related health costs, promote an active outdoor lifestyle, and create jobs and…

Mayor Calaycay Calls on City of Claremont to Win CoolCalifornia Challenge

Mayor Corey Calaycay urges City of Claremont residents to save energy and help Claremont win this year’s CoolCalifornia Challenge with some… innovative ideas: The 2015-2016 CoolCalifornia Challenge is administered by EnergyUpgrade California. Interested in the CoolCalifornia challenge, and what other cities are doing to participate? Search this site for “CoolCalifornia”, or click here.

City of Martinez Mayor Rob Schroeder Speaks on CoolCalifornia City Competition

City of Martinez Mayor Rob Schroeder discusses why CoolCalifornia is a great opportunity to achieve and showcase energy savings, and also win “cool hard cash” to fund sustainability projects like LED lighting or a new bike path. Scroll down in the Mayor’s “State of the City” address for more. The 2015-2016 CoolCalifornia Challenge is administered by…

Huntington Beach Mayor Katapodis Promotes Participation in CoolCalifornia City Challenge

Mayor Katapodis offers “additional incentives” to Huntington Beach residents to sign up to participate in the CoolCalifornia challenge: The 2015-2016 CoolCalifornia Challenge is administered by EnergyUpgrade California. Interested in the CoolCalifornia challenge, and what other cities are doing to participate? Search this site for “CoolCalifornia”, or click here.

RFP: emPower Central Coast Energy Coach

The emPower Central Coast program of the Energy and Sustainability Division of the County of Santa Barbara request proposals from qualified professionals to serve by contract as “Energy Coach” primarily for the San Luis Obispo County area. The “Energy Coach” is a program offering aimed at providing greater assistance to homeowners and contractors participating in…

Public Workshop Re: Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade Market Transformation Draft Report

The Investor-Owned Utilities (IOUs) and Regional Energy Networks (RENs) will host a public workshop on April 13, 2015, from 9 am to 12 pm to review the Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade Market Transformation draft report. The workshop will be held at Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Pacific Energy Center, located at 851 Howard St,…

2015 Update to Multi-Family EE Programming Best Practices Report Available

This 2015 update to the 2011 report from the Multifamily Subcommittee of the California Home Energy Retrofit Coordinating Committee (MF HERCC) includes best practices and the latest recommendations for effective multi-family energy efficiency programming. Per the report: “This update report provides recommendations for the refinement of Energy Upgrade California Multifamily programs authorized by the California Public Utilities…

Energy Upgrade California Overview: Opportunities for Supporting Municipal and Community Programming

New to Energy Upgrade California (EUC)? Watch the below video to see how local governments can get involved to help promote the program and connect their residents and businesses to financial and technical resources – and also for opportunities to influence and provide feedback on Energy Upgrade California.  

SoCal REN’s Amended Program Implementation Plan for 2013-2014

The Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN)’s Amended Implementation Plan for 2013-2014 is available here. The Plan describes the planned work and value-add of SoCalREN, which is designed to supplement and complement the work done by the Investor-Owned Utilities’ Local Government Partnerships. This work is to be offered in three main areas: Expansion of Energy…

3rd Annual SEEC Forum Session: Energy Upgrade California

Hear from the City of San Diego, the County of Sonoma, and StopWaste.org (a public agency operating for Alameda County) on how to leverage Energy Upgrade California, integrate it into your existing programming, and communicate opportunities to your community.  
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