Statewide LG EE Best Practices: Weekly Update

May 13, 2019
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PG&E announces LGP solicitation 

PG&E - PG&E has released the Contract Opportunity Announcement for the Local Government partnership Energy Efficiency Programs Solicitation. Those interested in participating in the RFA need to register via PowerAdvocate by May 22, 2019.  The RFA will be released on May 23, 2019, and a Bidder’s conference will be held online on June 5, 2019.

Sessions approved for 2019 SEEC Forum
LGC - Sessions for the 10th Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Forum were recently approved by the Forum Advisory Committee. Make sure to register for the Forum, take a look at the first ever mentorship program, and book your stay before the deadline on June 4th!

 SCE proposes to enhance EE programs in support of wildfire victims
SCE - Southern California Edison Company filed an advice letter (AL) to secure CPUC approval to direct spent and uncommitted energy efficiency program funds to residential and non-residential customers whose structures were destroyed or severely damaged by wildfires.

DOE and CEC partner on zero-carbon retrofits for the multifamily building sector
Energy Manager Today - The US Dept. of Energy and the CEC are collaborating with Rocky Mountain Institute to accelerate the development of a scalable process for zero-carbon retrofits in the multifamily home sector.



2019 SEEC Forum Seeking Sponsors
In an effort to diversify funding, the SEEC Forum is seeking event sponsors for the first time. Sponsoring the SEEC Forum highlights your organization's commitment to energy efficiency, and increases the impact of this important event attended by more than 350 local government energy efficiency champions. 

UC Davis CA Energy Product Evaluation Survey
UC Davis is creating a public resource called the California Energy Product Evaluation "Hub". Like a Good Housekeeping or Yelp for large commercial and institutional customers in California, the Hub will help buyers make informed decisions about distributed energy resources. Your input will guide our selection of which products to evaluate. You don't need to be an expert - just weigh in where you can!

Cal-OP ACE Program Buyer Survey
You are invited to participate in a research survey to better understand how government and other organizations are purchasing cost-effective energy related products. This research, funded by the CEC, is part of the California Opportunities for Accelerating Clean Energy (Cal-OP ACE) Program, an effort seeking to increase the uptake of distributed energy resources technologies among California institutions.

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  1. Energy Efficiency Funding Opportunities (SEEC)

  2. Solar PV and Energy Efficiency in Residential Building Codes (ACEEE)

  3. 2018 California Legislative Update: Energy (SEEC)

  4. CAISO Today's Outlook (CAISO)

  5. Reducing Energy Waste through Municipally Led Behavior Change Programs (ACEEE)

  6. Energy Efficiency 2018: Analysis and outlooks to 2040 (IEA)

  7. How Big is the Energy Efficiency Resource? (IOP Science)

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