Visalia’s Climate Action Plan

The City of Visalia’s Climate Action Plan was released last month. Highlighted are the City’s existing accomplishments – including compressed natural gas and hybrid vehicles, HVAC retrofits in municipal buildings, LED streetlighting installs, and solar photovoltaics at the Visalia airport – and plans for further energy reductions, including further lighting upgrades, municipal solar program expansion,…

Los Altos Hills Unanimously Adopts Climate Action Plan

The Los Altos City Council unanimously approved the City’s Climate Action Plan at the council meeting Dec. 10, 2013. As shared by the City: “The actions Los Altos will take were selected to provide benefit beyond greenhouse gas emission reductions.  The bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure will be expanded.  This will be good for people who…

Hermosa Beach’s new Clean Fleet Policy and Action Plan

Adopted June 11th, Hermosa Beach has set a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions goal for its municipal facilities and operations, and has set a number of plans for a clean municipal fleet to achieve this goal. The Clean Flee Policy and Action Plan was adopted by the City June 11th and is available on the City’s…

Indian Wells Approves Climate/Energy Action Plan, Retro-commissioning and Voluntary Green Building Program through Desert Cities Partnership

The City of Indian Wells, as part of the Desert Cities Energy Partnership involving Southern California Edison, SoCal Gas and the Coachella Valley Association of Governments, has approved a set of energy efficiency policies and programs – including a Climate Action Plan, Energy Action Plan, retro-commissioning measures, and a voluntary green building program. The Climate…

Southern California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan

UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs has published a Southern California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan, prepared for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). To read the plan in full on SCAG’s website, click here. For more SCAG publications, click here.

Bay Area Climate Collaborative (BACC)’s New Paper: Bridge to the Clean Economy

The Bay Area Climate Collaborative (BACC) has released a paper, Bridge to the Clean Economy: Low Carbon, High Impact Market Initiatives for the Bay Area featuring opportunities in distributed energy resources (DERs) generation, electric vehicle deployment, and residential and commercial building upgrades. Click above to review.
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