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CCEC/LGSEC Joint Event: Empowering Residents to take Climate Action on a Community Scale

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Join the Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition (LGSEC) and the California Climate and Energy Collaborative (CCEC) on August 25 from 2-3pm Pacific Time to learn best practices for empowering residents to take action on climate change and help build a more resilient community. Learn about online tools to help make it simple and easy for residents to engage with solutions and…
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Input Alert! CARB Draft 2022 Scoping Plan

CCEC encourages you to review and comment! On May 10, 2022, CARB released its Draft 2022 Scoping Plan, which assesses progress toward the statutory 2030 target, while laying out a path to achieving carbon neutrality no later than 2045. Release of the draft plan triggers a formal 45-day public comment period. During the 45-day public comment period. The 2022…
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CCEC/LGSEC Joint Event: Shaping the Future of California’s Building Performance Standards – Local Government Processes and Grid Implications

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Join us for an exploration of Building Performance Standards (BPS), their future in California, and their implications for local governments, the building sector, and the climate. Hosted by the Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition (LGSEC) and the California Climate & Energy Collaborative (CCEC) on Tuesday, March 22nd from 9-11am Pacific Time, this joint event will feature a panel discussion comprised…
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Ensuring That Electrification Benefits Impacted Communities In San Jose

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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…
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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.
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CCEC Forum Registration is Opening Soon!

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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…
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CCEC Proposal Deadline Extended to Friday, May 28!

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

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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…
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Catch up on National News!

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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…
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Introducing the California Climate and Energy Collaborative (CCEC)!

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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…
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