Residential and Commercial Action Plan meetings inlcuded
in last week's update were postponed due to a major building maintenance
issue at the CPUC. The meetings will be rescheduled soon.
News and Opportunities
Squeezed in California Climate Change Push, Say Edison Execs
Pedro Pizarro, CEO of Edison International said the importance
of upgrading Southern California Edison's transmission system to create a
smarter, more efficient grid is critical for reducing GHG emissions.
Requires Additional 500 MW of Energy Storage from California IOUs
AB 2868, passed in 2016, requires PG&E, SCE, and SDG&E to propose
programs and investments for a combined 500MW of behind-the-meter energy
1 (mostly) sells out in 24 hours
On Monday SGIP, the Self-Generation Incentive Program, re-opened with
more than $50 million in available subsidies for residential and
commercial energy storage systems.
The forums are part of a statewide program from the California
Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) called Workforce Instruction for Standards
and Efficiency (WISE). The WISE program engages builders,
manufacturers, and contractors in a variety of events throughout
California covering best practices in high-performance wall and
Publications and Resources
Spark Project Partner Recruitment
Over the past 3 years, CivicSpark has provided 130,000+ hrs of climate
and water capacity-building support to public agencies throughout
California. If you are a local government, State agency, or an NGO with a
climate or water action project need, visit CivicSpark’s
website to learn more. Apply online to receive project
support for the upcoming 2017-18 service year. The second priority
deadline is May 30th.
Energy Efficiency Annual Reports
The four investor-owned utilities have filed their annual energy
efficiency program reports with the CPUC.
Heater Technology Economic Assessment: Draft Report
DNV GL prepared for the CPUC an assessment of the cost of ownership
of efficient gas and electric water heating technologies within each IOU
Efficiency Technology and Market Assessment
ACEEE explores the benefits of intelligent efficiency, a term they
use to describe the gains in energy efficiency enabled by the new
responsive, adaptive, and predictive capabilities of information and
Manager for Sustainability, Environmental, and Energy Management - LA
The County of Los Angeles is in need of a new General Manager responsible
for sustainability, environmental, and energy management. Candidates are
encouraged to apply by May 26, 2017, for first consideration.
That's all for this week. Have a great weekend!
Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator