PG&E Joins Better Buildings Clean Energy in Low Income Communities Accelerator

The Better Buildings Challenge recently shared an update on the progress of its partners in their achievement of energy savings (including $1.3 billion saved nationally), and also announced several new accelerators. PG&E is jumping on board with the new Clean Energy in Low Income Communities Accelerator. Learn more in the press release, excerpted below: As…

EE Funding to Low-Income Increased by $250 Million to Alleviate Blackout Risks

As covered by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the CPUC has approved $250 million in funding in Decision 16-04-040 to augment the budget of the Energy Savings Assistance (ESA) Program in the Los Angeles region. Per NRDC: As a result of the commission’s action, Southern California Gas and Southern California Edison can now use…

EDF and ACEEE: the Latest Best Practices for Programs to Reach Low-Income Communities and Lower the Energy Burden

There’s been lots of news lately highlighting the opportunity (and the need) for pairing energy efficiency investments with low-income and underserved communities. More was (more…)