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Currents - A Quarterly Energy Newsletter For Local Governments


Winter 2010

In This Issue:

California Rated Best on Implementing Energy Efficiency by ACEEE

The current economic downturn is not sidetracking state-level efforts to make the most of energy efficiency as the cheapest, cleanest and quickest of all energy resources, according to a 50-state scorecard on energy efficiency policies, programs, and practices read more...

CPUC 2010-12 Energy Efficiency PGC Programs

Although the decision on the 2010-12 energy efficiency programs was made in September, there is still a lot of work to be done to get in full operation. read more...

Updated Draft Energy Aware Planning Guide Available

The Energy Aware Planning Guide, developed by the California Energy Commission in 1993 and updated in 2009, is a comprehensive resource for local governments seeking to reduce energy use, improve energy efficiency and increase usage of renewable energy read more...

Sustainable Skylines Initiative

The Sustainable Skylines Initiative (SSI) is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program designed to use air quality regulatory needs, climate action goals and other local environmental priorities as the catalyst for integrated sustainability actions. read more...

New Partners For Smart Growth, Seattle, February 4-6, 2010

This national, multi-disciplinary, smart growth conference will be held February 4-6, 2010, at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in downtown Seattle. read more...

2010 Green California Summit, March 16-17

If your "to do" list for 2010 includes making headway in areas like energy efficiency, water conservation or green purchasing, now is the time to register for the 2010 Green California Summit read more...