CEC Approves $8M for Energy-Efficient Technologies

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 (more…)

Case Studies: Bringing the Benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to Low-Income Communities

EPA’s State and Local Climate and Energy Program is developing a series of case studies and program profiles to help officials in state and local energy, environmental, housing, and social services agencies, non-profits, and utilities understand promising practices and (more…)

Weatherization Federal and State Funding: An Overview of What’s Available through the CA Dept. of Community Services and Development (CSD)

I’ve been getting a number of questions regarding weatherization funding, and had the opportunity to speak recently to a representative on weatherization funding opportunities (more…)

PG&E Joins Better Buildings Clean Energy in Low Income Communities Accelerator

The Better Buildings Challenge recently shared an update on the progress of its partners in their achievement of energy savings (including $1.3 billion saved nationally), and also announced several new accelerators. PG&E is jumping on board with the new Clean Energy in Low Income Communities Accelerator. Learn more in the press release, excerpted below: As…

EDF and ACEEE: the Latest Best Practices for Programs to Reach Low-Income Communities and Lower the Energy Burden

There’s been lots of news lately highlighting the opportunity (and the need) for pairing energy efficiency investments with low-income and underserved communities. More was (more…)
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