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Fall 2013

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Draft Revised Local Government Chapter Of Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan Available For Comment Soon

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is in the process of updating its 2008 California Long-term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan. The Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator (Coordinator) is leading the effort to update the Local Government Chapter of the Plan. read more...

The Home Energy Tune-Up Program

The City of Fresno used some of its Federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding from the US Department of Energy in 2009 to develop a program to improve the energy efficiency of residential homes in the city. read more...

Community Development Commission Of Mendocino County Responsible Energy Awareness Practices (Reap) Program

Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) own and/or manage public housing units and administer low-income rental assistance programs for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The effects of over a decade of budget cuts and Congressional sequestration have left many PHAs with very little funding, and energy efficiency and sustainability projects are often seen as luxuries rather than necessities. read more...

San Rafael Is First Beacon Award Winner

The Institute for Local Government and the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative honored the city of San Rafael with a Beacon Award for Local Leadership toward Solving Climate Change. The award was presented during the 2013 League of California Cities Annual Conference in Sacramento. read more...