The City of Victorville, located in San Bernardino County, passed its draft Climate Action Plan earlier this month. Learn more in the coverage by Victorville Daily Press below, or
As shared by Lancaster Choice Energy, “Lancaster Choice Energy, the City of Lancaster’s very own locally-run clean energy power program, was recently awarded a $1.47 million dollar grant by the California Energy Commission. The grant serves as a way for
Using a $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC), the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe is working to build a low-carbon community microgrid to power the entire 100-acre
Sacramento Municipal Utilities District (SMUD)’s new alternative power plant at a dairy south of Elk Grove uses anaerobic digestion to generate up to 225 kilowatts of electricity, enough to serve about 125 homes. Read more from the Sacramento Business Journal here.
The City of Sebastopol has elected to take on 13 of the 14 possible goals of the new “Climate Action 2020” plan facilitated by the Regional Climate Protection Authority (RCPA). The RCPA has partnered with all nine cities and towns of Sonoma County to
The City of Brisbane has voted to participate in the Peninsula SunShares program. For some background, an excerpt from the City’s Council meeting notes is below: Last year, Brisbane was a participating agency in the “Peninsula SunShares” program,
ACEEE has an ongoing effort to track state and local energy efficiency policy through its State and Local Policy Database and Scorecard, and has recently released a Local
Get highlights from the CoolCalifornia Challenge Awards Ceremony in the video below! Miss the awardees of the 2016 Cool California Challenge? Click here for the April press release to learn what cities’ residents came out on top.
Click here for coverage by the Press Enterprise discussing San Francisco’s energy savings findings from its recent benchmarking report, the City of Los Angeles’s work toward an energy and water efficiency ordinance, and more.
Water Efficiency Motivators: Free Do-It-Yourself Landscaping Videos from San Diego County’s WaterSmart Program
Resources on the San Diego County Water Authority’s new website are getting noticed – specifically, the free landscaping events and online videos. Read more in coverage from the
Yuba City has completed the implementation of an energy efficiency and solar power program through an energy performance contract with OpTerra Energy Services. The city
This week the City of Berkeley’s Chief Resilience Officer shared with CityLab on the City’s new Resilience Strategy, of which energy and water savings and clean energy investments are key.
As the focus on resiliency and blackout prevention grows, here are some resources to connect with California local governments forging ahead on resiliency efforts (and some
Moving from planning to implementation takes a group effort. San Diego is taking this a step further by looking for the best and brightest ideas for climate action plan
Case studies are a great way to engage the community and show the value of participating in energy efficiency and sustainability programs. The Central Coast’s emPower Program‘s case studies on its website help communicate the value of EE program participation, who else is participating, and how to participate.