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Summer 2009

 

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act News

California Energy Commission staff (CEC) held workshops on the draft EECBG program for small communities (cities less than 35,000 population, counties with unincorporated area populations less than 200,000) the week of July 13th. read more...

New Lower Interest Loan Rate from CA Energy Commission

Up to $24 million in loan funds from the California Energy Commission are available for energy efficiency and generation projects. Loan applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. read more...

2008 Update to Title 24 to Take Effect January 1, 2010

The California Energy Commission updates the State Building Energy Standards every three or four years, since their initial adoption in 1978. The 2008 changes aim to read more...

Cities Use LED Streetlights to Cut Energy Costs

Cities across the country are turning to light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights to save energy and money. USA Today reports that at least 30 cities cities have requested more than read more...

Clean Energy Accelerates Job Creation

For 10 years, the renewable energy industry has added jobs at twice the national job creation rate, according to a survey by the Pew Charitable Trusts. read more...

Feed-in Tariff Discussion at CPUC August 27

On August 27, 2009, from 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the CPUC’s auditorium, there will be a free international panel discussion on feed-in tariffs (also known as “renewable energy payments”) read more...