The California Climate & Energy Collaborative and the Best Practices Coordinator share valuable information to local governments through the following resources.

News and Events

wEEkly Updates

The wEEkly update is a weekly newsletter, where events, funding opportunities, peer-to-peer requests, job postings, and other items of interest to local governments are shared.

National News

The Best Practices Coordinator will curate this segment to help local government practitioners quickly keep up to date on relevant national news related to clean energy and climate change.

CURRENTS Quarterly

CURRENTS is the Local Government Commission’s free quarterly newsletter providing local elected officials and staff with current information on energy issues affecting California local governments.

Upcoming Events

This page shares upcoming climate and energy events of value to local governments.

Best Practices

Best Practice Recordings

Staying informed on best practices is a great way to ensure you are efficiently building upon the experiences of others, across California’s local governments and beyond, and avoiding having to reinvent the wheel. Here are a number of recordings detailing best practices.

Best Practice Case Studies

A key part of the Best Practices Coordinator role is to share best practices of local governments, so that others can learn from them! Here you will a list of  case studies.

Best Practices Database

This database of local best practices and case studies makes it easier to find applicable local knowledge that can help you pursue your community’s energy and climate goals.

“Coping with Crises” Series

This page shares considerations for Local Governments managing concurrent crises

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

Part of the role of the Statewide Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator is to support local governments that need information to help them make progress on their local energy initiatives.

Technical Assistance Directory

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.

Local Government Roundtables

CCEC Local Government Roundtables, organized by topic and convened via conference call, aim to facilitate peer-to-peer connections to share best practices and resources, discuss opportunities to overcome challenges, and highlight innovative local efforts.

Other Resources

Funding Resources

Taking local action on climate change and clean energy is hard enough. Let us help you identify ways to pay for it.

Resource Archive

The Best Practices Coordinator has gathered a number of climate and energy resources useful to local governments. This is an archive of the different resources available.