WaterSMART Drought Response Program: Drought Resiliency

The objective of this FOA is to invite states, tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to leverage their money and resources by cost sharing with Reclamation on Drought Resiliency Projects that will increase the reliability of water supplies; improve water management; and provide benefits for fish, wildlife,…

CHP for Resiliency in Critical Infrastructure

This fact sheet provides an overview on using CHP to protect critical infrastructure, and how CHP can help create a more resilient and modern grid that keeps communities safe and protects businesses in the event of a large-scale power outage.

SoCalGas to award $100,000 in grants to fund climate adaptation and resiliency planning

“Beginning in 2018, SoCalGas will award two grants of $50,000 through a competitive process. An advisory panel of planning and sustainability experts will select the winning applications from across Southern and Central California. Local governments that are participating in vulnerability assessments, climate adaptation and resiliency plans, or updating their local hazard mitigation plans to address…

How microgrids can help Hawaii achieve grid resiliency

“The U.S. renewable energy industry is focused on Hawaii as the island state takes a pivotal position in advancing clean generation technologies, serving as a test bed of what other states might do as the nation moves rapidly toward more sustainable energy technologies. In the not-so-distant past, Hawaii depended solely on high-priced imported oil to…

SoCalGas to award $100,000 in grants to fund climate adaptation and resiliency planning

“Beginning in 2018, SoCalGas will award two grants of $50,000 through a competitive process. An advisory panel of planning and sustainability experts will select the winning applications from across Southern and Central California. Local governments that are participating in vulnerability assessments, climate adaptation and resiliency plans, or updating their local hazard mitigation plans to address…

How microgrids can help Hawaii achieve grid resiliency

“The U.S. renewable energy industry is focused on Hawaii as the island state takes a pivotal position in advancing clean generation technologies, serving as a test bed of what other states might do as the nation moves rapidly toward more sustainable energy technologies. In the not-so-distant past, Hawaii depended solely on high-priced imported oil to…

IEPR Joint Agency Workshop on Climate Adaptation and Resiliency – Aug 2

California is an international leader in advancing solutions to climate change and forward looking energy policies. On September 8, 2016, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. committed the state to reducing greenhouse gases by signing Senate Bill 32 (Pavley, Chapter 249, Statutes of 2016). The statute sets a statewide goal to reduce California’s greenhouse gas emissions…

IEPR Joint Agency Workshop on Climate Adaptation and Resiliency – Aug 2

California is an international leader in advancing solutions to climate change and forward looking energy policies. On September 8, 2016, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. committed the state to reducing greenhouse gases by signing Senate Bill 32 (Pavley, Chapter 249, Statutes of 2016). The statute sets a statewide goal to reduce California’s greenhouse gas emissions…

Business Resiliency Workshop: Sonora – Apr. 25

At the half-day Disaster-Proof Your Business workshop, specifically focused on wildfire, you will learn how to prepare your people, your operations, and your assets before disaster strikes. Join us, and learn how to: Understand your risks and your environment -Assess your readiness -Take action -Update and test your resilience plan -Engage with community resiliency efforts…

US Army targets energy resiliency through microgrid projects

“The US Army is using clean energy projects to begin targeting resiliency through microgrids. They have a host of projects that were set up initially to kickstart the transition to a clean energy economy, but they are trying to convert those projects to be more focused on a direct resiliency contribution for the Army. They…

Seven cities receive technical assistance to meet resiliency goals

“Each city will receive $10,000 in direct financial support, as well as technical assistance and professional development opportunities to help them meet community-specific resiliency goals. The seven cities selected for the 2018 Leadership in Community Resilience Program are: Birmingham, Ala.a; Bozeman, Mont.; Durango, Colo.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Kingston, N.Y.; Nashua, N.H.; and San Leandro, Calif. NLC…

Power Up: Residential Energy Efficiency and Resiliency – Mar 22

Following a natural disaster there are numerous demands on state and local governments from health and safety to transportation. Fortunately, energy efficiency can strengthen communities through increased resiliency both during and after a natural disaster. On this Better Buildings Residential Network Peer Exchange Call, our speakers will share their experiences and explore the ways in…