Climate change can no longer be marginalized as a special interest of environmental groups – it is becoming a personally relevant public interest for all of us. Let’s start a new conversation in communities across California on climate – one that is inspiring, is focused on solutions and their benefits, and contributes to greater public support…
The SEEC Learning Portal is Live! We are happy to announce the launch of the SEEC Learning Portal, a web-based platform to help facilitate your community’s greenhouse gas inventory, climate action planning, and energy efficiency work (register here). The Learning Portal offers a new way to access SEEC training resources in an organized, facilitated structure,…
Job Announcement (and News): Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator, LGC
I will be leaving my position as your Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator in early September. It’s been a real pleasure working to connect you all with best practices, resources – and to each other! The Local Government Commission
New Clean Energy Financing Tools for Local Governments Thursday, August 25th | 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST
Hear from the Cities of Oakland and Richmond on their experience visiting Paris during the COP21 Climate Conference in December 2015, specific examples on their leadership on energy and climate in their communities, and advice for local governments looking to
At this year’s SEEC Forum, California Energy Commission (CEC) Advisor to Commissioner McAllister Patrick Saxton spoke to requirements for residential heat
In the below video, Beacon Program Award-Winning City of San Carlos shares its strategy and best practices that have allowed the City to save energy and greenhouse gas emissions in its municipal operations, and in the community. For more information on the SEEC Collaborative’s Beacon Program, visit the Institute for Local Government’s website.
The 2016 Title 24 standards become effective 1/1/17. Are you ready? Energy Code Ace is here to help you prepare with free offerings focused on what’s new in 2016. Four new Fact Sheets offer “quick reference” summaries of key Title 24, Part 6
Recorded Webinar Available: State-Level EE 101 – Agencies Furthering Energy Efficiency, How They Work, and Resources and Processes that Local Governments can Leverage
A video recording is now available of the 4/19 webinar, State-Level EE 101: Agencies Furthering Energy Efficiency, How They Work, and Resources and
This webinar will provide a high-level overview of state agencies (e.g., CPUC, CEC, CARB) playing critical roles in energy efficiency opportunities through rulemaking, decisions, interpretation and implementation of critical legislation,
Office hours for support in your use of the ClearPath suite of online tools are available twice monthly: this month’s will be March 10th and March 24th at 11am PST. New to ClearPath? Learn more here.
Excerpted from the Institute for Local Government release: The Institute for Local Government and the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative have designated Sierra Business Council (SBC) a “Beacon Program Champion” for its work in supporting energy and climate action initiatives in the Sierra Nevada region. Sierra Business Council becomes the first organization of its kind to…
Save the Date! The 7th Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Forum will take place June 15th-16th, 2016 in Riverside, CA. Planning for the topics and structure of the Forum is underway – you are invited to help shape the Forum by taking a few minutes to complete this survey. If you are new to the Forum,…
Today, a new and improved website is launched for the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative! The new site will continue to be your portal to the myriad of resources produced or collected by SEEC partners with a streamlined interface to keep you better informed of relevant news, events, and new resources.
Reading too much to figure out cap and trade funding? Take a look at this infographic on funding flow to different cap and trade programs provided by the Local Government Commission (LGC).