Ensuring That Electrification Benefits Impacted Communities In San Jose

Our CCEC Statewide Best Practices Coordinator, Angie Hacker, recently interviewed Elena Olmedo Climate Advisor to the City of San Jose, Natural Resources Defense Council. In this interview, Elena shares how San Jose is designing the City’s Building Electrification Plan, which outlines options to electrify the City’s existing buildings equitably. Through deep data analysis and community…

CCEC Forum Registration is Open!

Register today for the CCEC Forum! Detailed programs for the first week of events is available now! For the second week of events details will be released July 12, and for the third and final week of events details will be released July 19.

CCEC Forum Registration is Opening Soon!

Registration for all events in the 12th Annual CCEC Forum will be open on July 6! Information for each week of events will be released in phases. Detailed programs for the first week of events will be released July 6, for the second week of events details will be released July 12, and for the…

CCEC Proposal Deadline Extended to Friday, May 28!

GREAT NEWS! – The deadline to submit a proposal for a session or presentation has been extended through Friday, May 28. The 12th Annual CCEC Forum provides a great opportunity to showcase best practices, local projects, innovative strategies, new tools and technologies, and more! In the interest of fomenting diversity and inclusion, we are offering $200-$500 stipends for speakers, moderators and session…

CCEC Forum Call for Proposals are Now Open!

The Call for Sessions, Presentations and Facilitators Proposals (CFSP) has officially launched and we welcome you to play a leading role in shaping the 2021 forum!The theme for the 12th Annual CCEC Forum will be Transforming Tomorrow Together. We hope to feature a dynamic program to equip participants with the best practices, tools, and connections needed to…

Complete the 2021 CCEC Pre-Forum Survey by March 31!

This 10-minute survey is intended to get a better understanding of local government needs and interests to inform activities undertaken by the California Climate and Energy Collaborative (CCEC) and to help shape the 2021 CCEC Virtual Forum. We ask that you complete the survey by Wednesday, March 31st. Please keep in mind that the Call for Session Proposals…

Catch up on National News!

Between economic stimulus efforts and post-election transitions, there is a great deal of movement at the federal level that can impact local governments. The Best Practices Coordinator will curate this temporary segment to help local government practitioners quickly keep up to date on relevant national news related to clean energy and climate change. Read the…

Introducing the California Climate and Energy Collaborative (CCEC)!

New Name – Same Services! We are excited to announce the launch of the California Climate and Energy Collaborative (CCEC), a new initiative implemented by the Local Government Commission and sponsored by the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN), the Tri-County Regional Energy Network (3C-REN), and the Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN)! While we…

View the newly launched Best Practices Database

NEW! We are developing a filterable database of local best practices and case studies to make it easier to find applicable local knowledge that can help you pursue your community’s energy and climate goals. You can view the beta version of this database below, which includes best practices and case studies shared during the 2020 SEEC Forum.…

View and Join the California Local Energy Technical Assistance Directory!

NEW!  To make progress on their energy and climate goals, local governments can greatly benefit by seeking help identifying resources, answers, and guidance on strategies and best practices. This is a directory of experts that are willing to provide free technical assistance or peer knowledge sharing to local government professionals on energy and climate topics. View…
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