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Fall 2009

 

CPUC 2010-12 Energy Efficiency PGC Programs

On September 24th, the California Public Utilities Commission voted 5-0 to approve the energy efficiency programs that California's investor-owned utilities will administer for 2010-2012. read more...

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act News

California Energy Commission's application to the US DOE for the small communities EECBG was approved in September. The guidelines for the program were scheduled for approval by the CEC on October 7th. read more...

US DOE to Fund up to $454 Million for Retrofit Ramp-Ups in Energy Efficiency Projects

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced a new $450 million program designed to catalyze a nationwide energy upgrade that experts estimate could save $100 million annually in utility bills for households and businesses. read more...

A Parable of Public Power: Community Choice Aggregation

Behind the myriad transformations underway in energy today runs a single thread. Tangled, knotted, broken in many places, it nevertheless forms an imperfect web that sustains the progress of civilization itself. read more...

Vending Miser Program at Glendale Water & Power

Glendale Water & Power (GWP) has launched a new program called Vending Miser to reduce energy consumption, costs and greenhouse gas impacts of vending machines. read more...

Municipal Solar Tool Kit

The California Energy Commission's Municipal Tool Kit is intended for review and use by a variety of local municipal officials and staff, including local planners, building and safety officials, city managers, city attorneys and elected officials. read more...