Transitioning to Tomorrow’s Buildings

Transitioning to Tomorrow’s Buildings Unique Opportunities for Local Governments Pursuing Sustainable Building Goals in 2021 and Beyond With thanks to Angie Hacker, Sarina Soor, and Gabriela Yamhure for researching and writing this piece for CURRENTS. IntroductionThe question of what buildings should be in the future is not new. However, the paradigm-shifting shocks resulting from the…

CCEC Forum Proposals

Please see below for all of the proposals submitted for the CCEC Forum. Each tab has all of the submissions (both full proposals and individual proposals) for a track. Please be sure to read all of the proposals before the Advisory Committee Meeting and vote on which full proposals you would like to see as…

Forum Partners

12th Annual CCEC Forum Partners Transforming Tomorrow Together | August 3 – 19, 2021 AboutPost-Forum SurveyPost-Session SurveyProgramAdvisory CommitteeView who is serving on the forum Advisory Committee! SponsorsLearn how to sponsor the forum! Promotional PartnersLearn how to become a promotional partner! Thanks to our CCEC Forum Sponsors! Gold Level SponsorsThe Tri-County Regional Energy Network (3C-REN) reduced…

Forum Program

12th Annual CCEC Forum Program Transforming Tomorrow Together | August 3 – 19, 2021 AboutPost-Forum SurveyPost-Session SurveyProgramProgram Schedule at a Glance Track Legend Plenary Events (Recommended)Holistic Climate/Energy Planning and Readiness The Holistic Climate/Energy Planning and Readiness Track sessions will cover one or more of the following topic areas Leveraging energy data: benchmarking, tools, usage, and…

Forum Promotional Partners

12th Annual CCEC Forum Promotional Partners Transforming Tomorrow Together | August 3 -19, 2021 AboutPost-Forum SurveyPost-Session SurveyProgramThank you to our promotional partners for getting the word out about the Forum! Have questions? Email us at eecoordinator@lgc.orgSign up for updates!Thanks to our CCEC Forum Sponsors! Gold Level SponsorsThe Tri-County Regional Energy Network (3C-REN) reduced energy use…

Forum Sponsors

12th Annual CCEC Forum Sponsors Transforming Tomorrow Together | August 3 – 19, 2021 AboutPost-Forum SurveyPost-Session SurveyProgramThanks to our CCEC Forum Sponsors! Gold Level SponsorsThe Tri-County Regional Energy Network (3C-REN) reduced energy use in our region’s buildings for a more affordable, healthy, resilient and sustainable community. The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) delivers regional-scale…

Forum Advisory Committee

12th Annual CCEC Forum Advisory Committee Transforming Tomorrow Together | August 3 – 19, 2021 AboutPost-Forum SurveyPost-Session SurveyProgramWe would like to extend special thanks to our advisory committee of local, regional and state government representatives, as well as others who are providing valuable guidance, for helping shape the forum program and format. Jenny Berg, BayREN…

About the Forum 2021

About the Annual California Climate & Energy Forum The Annual California Climate & Energy Forum (formerly known as the Annual SEEC Forum) features a new brand, but the same purpose: to foster knowledge exchange and collaboration amongst local climate and energy practitioners to advance fair and equitable climate change and energy practices. Peer-to-Peer NetworkWe often…

Maintaining Sustainability Staff

Maintaining Sustainability Staff Considerations for Local Governments Managing Concurrent Crises Local government decision-makers are grappling with extreme budgetary impacts and difficult spending decisions in the wake of a year of unprecedented crises. This online brief, produced by the Local Government Commission through the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC) – the predecessor to the California Climate…

Resource Archive

The Best Practices Coordinator has gathered a number of climate and energy resources useful to local governments. Below is an archive of the different resources available.Energy Efficiency 101Coordinator and Utility ReportsEnergy Efficiency Strategic PlanProceedings, Decisions, and LegislationPublicationsTrainingsTransportationOther ResourcesEnergy Efficiency 101New to local government energy efficiency, and looking for some information to get started? See information…

Staff

Angie HackerStatewide Best Practices Coordinator | CCECAngie Hacker has nearly 20 years of public, private and non-profit experience serving communities in the areas of sustainability, energy, and climate change, primarily in California. Prior to becoming CEO and Principal Consultant of Prosper Sustainably, she served as Energy and Sustainability Division Chief for the County of Santa…

Past Forum Resources

The California Climate & Energy Forum (previously the Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Best Practices Forum) has been held since 2010. Resources, including videos, powerpoints, and notes from previous forums can be found below. 202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010202112th Annual CCEC Forum Transforming Tomorrow Together | August 3 – 19, 2021 2021 Forum Theme Transforming Tomorrow Together: Weaving recovery, equity,…

Major Energy Storage Incentives Authorized by CPUC Can Help Safeguard those most Vulnerable to Wildfire and Power Safety Shut-offs

Greetings California Energy Colleagues, I wanted to make sure community-serving energy professionals in CA were aware that the CPUC has recently authorized major modifications to the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) to strengthen resiliency in communities facing the greatest risk of wildfires and Power Safety Shut-offs. Since 2001, the SGIP has played a critical role in…

Can the electricity industry seize its resilience moment?

“Resilience discussions come and go in the energy industry. Storms like Hurricane Sandy and Matthew can spur a nationwide focus on resiliency, but change is largely concentrated in local areas that experienced the disaster. After a few news cycles, the topic fades into the background. However, experts agree that resilience is becoming much more important…

Improving The Estimated Cost Of Sustained Power Interruptions To Electricity Customers

Electricity reliability and resiliency have become a topic of heightened interest in recent years in the United States. As utilities, regulators, and policymakers determine how to achieve optimal levels of electricity reliability while considering how best to prepare for future disruptions in power, the related issue of how much it costs when customers lose power…