Calif. Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing (CHEEF) Pilots: Notice of Commercial and On-Bill Repayment Workshops (First Workshop 7/20)

As shared by the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA): CAEATFA will be hosting a series of public workshops related to the commercial pilots and on-bill repayment under the California Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing.  The first workshop will cover the proposed program structure for the financing elements (more…)

Lancaster Choice Energy Receives $1.47 Million CEC Grant

As shared by Lancaster Choice Energy, “Lancaster Choice Energy, the City of Lancaster’s very own locally-run clean energy power program, was recently awarded a $1.47 million dollar grant by the California Energy Commission. The grant serves as a way for (more…)

2/25: Second Light Duty Pilot Project Work Group for FY 2016-17

CalEPA is holding its second work group for its FY 2016-17 Light Duty Pilot Project this Thursday, February 25th, The Light Duty Pilot Project is an initiative funded through ARB and supported by cap and trade proceeds to improve low-carbon transportation and mobility in disadvantaged communities. Interested parties may attend in-person at Cal/EPA Headquarters, Conference Room 350, 1001…

1/22 Workshop: What’s Next for the RENs?

The purpose of this workshop will be to discuss and compare the two recent EM&V study reports completed on the Regional Energy Network (REN) pilots and to consider how the studies should inform appropriate next steps for the RENs. Senior staff from study consultant firms Itron and Opinion Dynamics with contributing firm Apex will comprise…

How Smart Meters are Changing Energy Efficiency in California

New advanced metering infrastructure that can measure customer load with increased granularity has created opportunities for variable rate structures, effective demand response and increased customer control over their energy use. And now, with the ability to compare real-time usage to historical baselines, the industry can begin to more accurately value “efficiency as energy,” and PG&E…