Video: City of Long Beach’s LED Streetlight Upgrade Project Kicks Off: Plans for 25,000 Streetlights in 12 months

Click below to learn about the City of Long Beach’s LED streetlighting project, which will improve light quality and public safety and reduce energy use by 50%: The Energy Network (Southern California Regional Energy Network, or SoCal REN) provides a one-stop project delivery approach so that City agencies spend less time worrying about procurement and administration.…

GAO Review of Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Federal Oversight

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a publication of its findings in reviewing federal energy savings performance contracts (ESPC), also known as energy performance contracts (EPC). The full GAO report is available here, and excerpts from the introductory summary are shared below. Why GAO Did This Study Constrained budgets and increasing energy efficiency…

5 Critical Factors to Reduce the Energy Intensity of Operations

Good article that focuses on factors to improve the efficiency of producing products.  This is a very important consideration as California develops plans to improve the efficiency of existing buildings.  To read the full article, go here: