You can find more information and join a Local Government Roundtable
using the link above. The current streetlighting roundtable is
scheduled for March 27th. The next roundtable for Codes and
Standards will scheduled soon.
News and Opportunities
Monica and Marin County Local Ordinances
The City of Santa Monica and Marin County local ordinances that
exceeded 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are up for
approval at the California Energy Commission's March 8th Business
Green Grant Program
The California Natural Resources Agency is providing funding to
projects that reduce greenhouse gases by sequestering carbon,
decreasing energy consumption and reducing vehicle miles traveled,
while also transforming the built environment into places that are
more sustainable, enjoyable, and effective in creating healthy and
Input Requested: Draft Solicitation for EPIC Projects
California Energy Commission staff is developing a competitive
Grant Funding Opportunity (GFO) through the Electric Program
Investment Charge (EPIC) to increase the adoption of emerging clean
energy technologies in large-scale procurement processes. Comments
are due 5 p.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017.
Annual POWER Conference March 24th
The Energy Institute at the Haas School of Business will be hosting
the annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy.
to Zero Net Energy Buildings: Present and Future
The California Energy Commission staff will host a one-hour webinar
to provide information on innovative projects focusing on zero net
energy (ZNE) buildings.
39 Energy Expenditure Plan Deadline: August 1, 2017
The California Energy Commission would like to remind Local
Educational Agencies of this important deadline so they can
encumber Proposition 39 K-12 program allocations by the statutory
required deadline of June 30, 2018.
Publications and Resources
in energy efficiency: Research on when it pays
David Trilling of the Harvard Kennedy School provides a friendly
overview of research on the value of energy efficiency across
different times of day and seasons.
Rising Sun Energy Center is hiring a mission-driven Policy
Associate to work towards our goal of being a catalyst for social
and environmental systems change by engaging in a transformative
That's all for this week. Have a great weekend!
Cary Garcia Jr.
Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best
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