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News and Opportunities

California’s Largest Net Zero Energy Development Comes to Fruition
California’s Central Valley will be home to the state’s largest net zero energy (NZE) housing development, slated to open in the second quarter of 2018. De Young Properties is behind the forward-thinking construction.

California's goal: an electricity grid moving only clean energy
California lawmakers are considering a future without the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, a step that would boost the renewable energy industry and expand the scope of the state’s battle against global warming.

Innovators Evening Lecture Series: Solar + Storage for Resiliency
San Francisco’s Solar and Energy Storage for Resiliency project examines the use of solar plus storage systems at facilities throughout the City that would serve critical loads in times of emergency (shelters, libraries, rec centers, etc.).

How Much Climate Change Will Cost Each U.S. County
A study published in the journal Science in June is the most extensive model available of what climate change could cost the United States, county by county. The study is the first of its kind, linking climate projections with economic effects like mortality, labor productivity, energy demand and crop yields.

California’s Multi-Front Fight On Climate
Our decades-long commitment to energy efficiency, which began with Jerry Brown’s first stint as Governor, has not only kept our state’s electricity consumption flat despite a steadily rising population, it has kept Californians’ energy-spending among the lowest in the nation.


Building Operator Certification Program (BOC)
BOC is a training and credentialing program for building operators providing skill sets to reduce energy consumption in their facilities through operational and maintenance practices for HVAC, lighting, and controls systems.

Career Opportunities

Utility Energy Analyst - Alameda Municipal Power

Program Manager - City of San Diego

Environmental Sustainability Manager - City of Woodland

Director, Community Energy Department - City of San Jose

Multiple Positions - East Bay Community Energy

Multiple Positions - Silicon Valley Clean Energy

Multiple Positions - Marin Clean Energy

Regulatory/Legislative Analyst - Peninsula Clean Energy

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

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.

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