Hispanics represent 39% of the California population and 18% of the national population, yet have been underserved by some energy efficiency programs. This webinar presents the results of two pioneering California Energy Commission-funded research studies that explore social, cultural and behavioral factors that affect Hispanic household energy use and home improvement decisions — with the…
The California Energy Commission will conduct a workshop to present the details of the draft “Senate Bill 350 Barriers Study” required by the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (De Leon, Chapter 547, Statutes of 2015). This
New Federal Agency Resources: Climate Change Fact Sheets, Funding for Air Sensor Best Practices, Tribal Clean Energy
See below for coverage of new resources and funding opportunities from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)’s September State and Local Climate and Energy Program newsletter. To subscribe to the newsletter directly visit USEPA’s page here.
Lawmakers Approve Last-Minute Deal to Direct Cap-and-Trade Funding to Low/Zero-Emission Vehicles, Green Spaces, Affordable Housing and More
In the closing hours of the legislative year, lawmakers approved a last-minute deal Wednesday to free up hundreds of millions of dollars from the state’s cap-and-trade program to fund green projects across the state. Under the agreement,
Funding Opportunities: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Modeling, Water Quality Assistance, Environmental Health
See the below funding opportunities from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Institute for Health:
This Wednesday, California’s State Senate proposed a series of clean energy funding initiatives totaling $1.2 billion to address greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector and air pollution in urban environments.
Addressing income inequality and affordability is a central and growing issue for many local governments. A new policy paper, the “Urban Opportunity Agenda,” from the Center for Neighborhood Technology proposes that poverty can be cut through simply cutting core household expenses – including energy.
The AB 32 Environmental Justice Advisory Committee (Committee) will be meeting on August 11, 2016 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (PDT) and August 12, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (PDT) at the John
CEC Workshop 8/12: Barriers to Low-Income Communities Accessing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (To Include in SB 350 Barriers Study)
The California Energy Commission will conduct a workshop to gather input on barriers faced by low-income and disadvantaged communities to investing in energy efficiency and weatherization, installing solar photovoltaic and other renewable
ARB Public Workshops Beginning 8/9: Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEP) Policy to Benefit Disadvantaged Communities
The California Air Resources Board (ARB) invites you to participate in a public workshop to discuss updates to ARB’s Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEP) Policy to benefit disadvantaged communities. A SEP is an environmentally beneficial
Co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Energy, this webinar will highlight federal energy efficiency programs with an emphasis on rural America on Tuesday, July 12, from 2–3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. USDA will discuss
USEPA Webinar 7/19: Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details Proposal for Community and Environmental Justice Groups
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is pleased to invite you to participate in a webinar on July 19, 1:00–2:00 PM (EDT), that will provide an overview of the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) Design Details Proposal for community and
Looking for Funding? More than $177 Million is Available for State and Local Government Activities on Coastal Resiliency, Health Impacts of Climate Change, HUD Choice Neighborhoods, and More
Shared in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s State and Local Climate and Energy Newsletter below, more than $177 million in funding and technical assistance is available for state, local, and tribal governments from
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
PG&E has announced plans to award $1 million to support local climate change resilience planning. Two grants of $100,000 will be awarded per year for five years beginning in 2017. Read more about his exciting announcement at PG&E Currents. Grant proposals