Case Study and Video: Blue Lake Rancheria Microgrid

Using a $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC), the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe is working to build a low-carbon community microgrid to power the entire 100-acre (more…)

Geysers 725 MW Geothermal Plant Recovers from September Fires

Recovery at the Geysers geothermal 725 megawatt (MW) power plant from last September’s wildfires in central California is “on track,” Thad Hill, president and CEO of Calpine Corp., said during an April 29 earnings conference all. The plant is currently operating at 80%, up from operating 540 MW of its 725 MW capacity following the fires. Read…

4/25 CEC Workshop: Lead Commissioner Technology Merit Review Workshop: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Project Success

As shared on the CEC’s website, Lead Commissioner for Transportation of the California Energy Commission Janea A. Scott will conduct a Technology Merit Review workshop April 25th at 9:00am to highlight key ingredients for successful development of electric (more…)

Efficiency and Resiliency Case Study: Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe

Learn in this case study how Northern California’s Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe is leading on climate change mitigation, energy efficiency and renewables, and community resiliency – including their work to: conduct strategic climate action planning activities; build an energy-efficient hotel; install an innovative biomass-gasification-fuel cell system that turns biomass into electricity; install solar on…

City of ARCATA ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT—-Environmental Services Department job opening

About the Job CITY OF ARCATA ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT $39,942.47 – $48,550.32/yr. Filing Deadline: 4p.m. April 1, 2015. Performs a wide variety of complex administrative and support functions within assigned department. Thecurrent vacancy is in the Environmental Services Department. Application materials available at ; Arcata City Manager’s Office, 736 F Street, Arcata, or (707) 822-5953. EOE.