In association with Plan It Green Humboldt (a Northcoast Environmental Education Non-profit), the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is pleased to jointly present the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing Expo. (more…)
Lake County issued an RFP for community choice aggregation services earlier this year, and shares that they have received four proposals, which they are reviewing. Learn more at Lake County News here.
Marin Clean Energy is hiring for two positions: a Customer Programs Specialist and a Law Clerk (Intern). Click the links above for the full job descriptions. For more on Marin Clean Energy, visit Marin Clean Energy’s Careers page.
Those interested in community choice aggregation (CCA)/community choice energy (CCE), electric vehicle deployment, and other energy programs can find a March 2016 (more…)
In February 2016, the Northern California chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recognized Alameda’s Public Works Department for its program (more…)
Air quality regulators have recently seen a $30 million increase in funding – check out what funds are available to local governments from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) on their funding webpage. Looking for air district funding for government agencies in a different region? The South AQMD lists a number of funding…
This year, San Francisco will be replacing 18,500 of its City-owned cobra head streetlights with LEDs, saving the City energy, money, and maintenance – the new bulbs will use approximately half as much energy, and last four times as long. More information is available on the City’s website here, and an interactive map showing planned…
Empower Efficiency is hiring for a Salesforce Administrator/Data Manager. Click here to visit the post on their website.
March 14th Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Schools Retrofit workshop at the San Mateo County Office of Education
Find out how schools in California and across the country are saving energy, money and more! The New Buildings Institute is holding a no-cost training on March 14th covering zero net energy, in partnership with the California IOUs as part of the Prop 39 ZNE Pilot program. Join them to learn how you can help…
Of the nine teams vying for the U.S. Department of Energy’s $2.25 million Wave Energy Prize, three are from California! Follow the link to learn more about the innovative work in Sacramento, Berkeley, and Redwood City to capture energy from waves.
California small businesses recognized through CoolCalifornia.org for implementing climate-smart strategies
Earlier this week, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced the winners of the 6th CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards, recognizing small businesses that demonstrate leadership and make notable, voluntary achievements toward reducing their carbon footprint. CARB’s press release is shared below: “These businesses illustrate the California story,” said CARB Chair Mary Nichols. “From Eureka to San…
The SF Department of Environment is hiring for a Climate Program Manager! The new Climate Program Manager will lead the development of a strategic vision for the integration of Climate and Systems programming (Green Building, EcoDistricts) within the Department of Environment. Click here for more information.
BayREN’s Codes and Standards’s new 2015 Annual Report is out, and has a wealth of information – including best practices for local governments – on reach code adoption, improving building energy efficiency standard compliance, energy-focused ordinances, and more. Check out case studies of stakeholder engagement for energy code development in Santa Clara, and support offered…
All of San Mateo County’s twenty cities have agreed to form a joint powers agency (JPA) with the county to buy clean power through a community choice aggregation (CCA) model, (more…)
Learn about Palo Alto’s efforts to pave the road to Zero Net Energy in this new video: Looking for more on ZNE? Click here.