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Spring 2009

 

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act News

A lot has happened since the last issue of CURRENTS. There will be multiple pools of funding that local governments can access. Here, we focus on the energy programs, and not the others. read more...

Community Choice Aggregation Guidebook Release Soon

The final report of the contract that LGC and Navigant Consulting had with the California Energy Commission to study the feasibility of community choice aggregation (CCA) as a vehicle to increase the amount of renewable generation in the state is now available read more...

LBNL Solar report on the cost of installing PV

A new study on the installed costs of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the U.S. shows that the average cost of these systems declined significantly from 1998 to 2007, but remained relatively flat during the last two years of this period. read more...

SB 375 Workshops

The Local Government Commission is convening a series of workshops on implementing SB 375, what local governments need to know about climate change legislations. This series will be similar to last year’s workshops on AB 32, which drew hundreds of people in each location. read more...

New Partners for Smart Growth Call for Session Ideas in May

The 9th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference will take place in Seattle February 4 – 6, 2009. The LGC will be asking for program session ideas starting in May. read more...