Statewide LG EE Best Practices: Weekly Update

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News and Opportunities

Save the date: July 6 CPUC EJ & Disadvantaged Community En Banc
The CPUC will hold an Environmental Justice and Disadvantaged Communities En Banc

Petaluma leads on climate
Petaluma and Sonoma County continue to lead on climate despite shortfalls from the federal administration.

Call for Proposals Closes July 3rd: 7th Annual Central Coast Sustainability Summit
UC, Santa Barbara, in partnership with the cities of Goleta, Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, the County of Santa Barbara, and the Community Environmental Council, will be hosting the 6th Annual Central Coast Sustainability Summit on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017.

Seventh Annual Zero Net Energy Design Competition
PG&E and the American Institute of Architects, California Council announced the seventh annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy building designs.

Utilities in hot water: Realizing the benefits of grid-integrated water heaters
Utility Dive investigates grid-integrated water heating (GIWH) as a way to store energy and build grid flexibility.

California grid operator agrees to study clean alternatives to Oxnard gas plant
The Los Angeles Times reports on the future of a natural gas power plant in Oxnard.

Publications and Resources

2015 Multifamily Focused Impact Evaluation
Savings evaluation of the Multifamily Energy Efficiency Rebate and Multifamily Whole Building IOU programs.

Career Opportunities

Multiple Positions - Redwood Coast Energy Authority

Senior Energy Programs Coordinator Position - County of SLO

Click here to find previous job announcements

SEEC Calendar 
Click the SEEC Calendar link to view all upcoming events.

6/26 & 7/7 - Demonstration of San Francisco's Solar + Storage Sizing Tool
Through a Department of Energy "SunShot" grant, the City and County of San Francisco has developed a publicly available tool for sizing and rating PV solar and battery storage to provide extended back-up power.

6/27 - BayREN Forum: Local Model Solar Ordinance
The forum will provide local government staff, building professionals, and solar industry representatives an opportunity to surface concerns and challenges regarding the Energy Commission's Model Solar Ordinance and local adoption process.

7/28-7/29 - Zero Carbon Zero Net Energy Redwood Retreat
Join Industry Leaders As they present case studies and technical deep dives on ZNE and Zero Carbon strategies.

10/15-10/18 Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference
A conference focused on understanding the behavior and decision-making of individuals and organizations and using that knowledge to accelerate our transition to an energy-efficient and low-carbon future.

That's all for this week.

Cary Garcia Jr.
Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator