Statewide LG EE Best Practices: Weekly Update

  1. Job Opportunity: Energy Planner - III, County of San Luis Obispo Energy Watch
    This exciting new position opened up for recruitment recently. Please check out and share the job opportunity and contact Jon Griesser at if you have any questions.
  2. Request for Info: Chilled Water TES System
    A County of San Diego facility is looking to replace their chillers soon and is looking for some more information on installers to contact and steps to be taken to conduct a formal feasibility study. If you have any information to share, please contact Kaveen Patel at
  3. California's Latest Legislation is a Paradigm Shift for Energy Efficiency
    SB 350 fundamentally changes how energy efficiency is measured, taking a more holistic look at electricity and gas-use reductions, and AB 802 moves the state towards meter-based energy efficiency. Learn more here.
  4. $102M to Tackle Solar Challenges and Expand Access to Clean Energy
    The U.S. Energy Department announced programs that will lead to spending of more than $102 million. $52 million will be used in 22 projects to make solar more accessible and affordable, and $50 million will be used to reduce the cost of solar and promote advancement of photo voltaic technology.
  5. Verifying Energy Efficiency Job Creation: Current Practices and Recommendations
    The report identifies some of the issues that contribute to a lack of consistency in attempts to verify efficiency-related job creation, then proposes an analytically rigorous and tractable framework for program evaluators to use in future assessments.
  6. Energy Calendar
    The calendar of energy-related events is currently being developed and will be updated on a weekly basis. If you have any events you would like added to the calendar, please send details to

And that is all for this week!