Author: Shannon Casey

San Diego to Deploy World’s Largest City-Based ‘Internet of Things’ Platform Using Smart Streetlights

  |   Intelligent Streetlights, Smart Cities San Diego

The City of San Diego is partnering with GE to upgrade streetlights to reduce energy costs by 60 percent as well as transform them into a connected digital network that can optimize parking and traffic, enhance public safety and track air quality.   The deployment of 3,200...

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Cleantech San Diego Partners with Smart Water Networks Forum

  |   Press Releases, Smart Cities San Diego, Water

San Diego region joins national efforts to tap technologies for smarter water use   SAN DIEGO, CA, January 26, 2017 – Regional business association Cleantech San Diego has formed a new partnership with the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) in support of technologies that advance the efficient use of water.   The...

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Mayor Faulconer Brings Together Private Sector, Local Tech to Create District of Sustainable Buildings to Support Climate Action

  |   Energy Efficiency, Press Releases, Smart Cities San Diego

San Diego to Become Latest City To Pledge Millions of Square Feet of Commercial Space to Increase Efficiency & Reduce Environmental Impact   SAN DIEGO, CA, January 23, 2017 – In tandem with the City of San Diego’s landmark Climate Action Plan, Cleantech San Diego, Measurabl and local business leaders...

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Oberon Fuels Begins First Customer Demonstration of a Dimethyl Ether (DME)-powered Mack Truck

  |   Biorenewables

Cleantech San Diego member company Oberon Fuels, a producer of clean-burning Dimethyl Ether (DME) transportation fuel, today announced the commencement of the first-ever customer demonstration of a DME-powered Mack truck, a Mack® Pinnacle™. Oberon and Mack are working with the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to...

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New Energy Commission Program Provides $24 Million in Grants for Early Stage Clean Energy Projects

  |   Startup

One of California’s most significant funding opportunities supporting early stage clean energy entrepreneurs will launch Jan. 16 thanks to funding from the California Energy Commission.   The California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development (CalSEED) initiative will provide $24 million in grants over five years to support innovators working...

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Rep. Peters Named to Influential Energy and Commerce Committee for 115th Congress

  |   Advocacy

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) was selected by his Democratic colleagues to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee during the 115th Congress. The committee has jurisdiction over legislation and regulation pertaining to energy and the environment, healthcare, telecommunications, and interstate commerce, making...

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San Diego International Airport’s The Good Traveler Program Surpasses 11 Million Miles of Offset Travel

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members

The Good Traveler, San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) carbon offset program, has offset more than 11 million air miles of travel in just over one year.   The program, in which passengers can purchase credits good for offsetting the carbon emissions produced during their trips, has expanded...

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Green Charge Commercial Energy Storage System Goes Live at San Diego’s Grossmont Union High School District

  |   Energy Storage, K-12 Sustainability

Cleantech San Diego member company Green Charge, the largest provider of commercial energy storage in the US, today announced that systems are live and operational for California’s largest school energy storage project. Serving more than 17,000 students in San Diego, Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD)...

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San Diego Foundation Funds Smart Water Pilot Projects in City of Solana Beach and at San Diego International Airport

  |   Press Releases, Smart Cities San Diego, Water

SAN DIEGO, CA, November 30, 2016 – As part of its Smart Cities and Water Solutions Grant Program, The San Diego Foundation has awarded a total of $160,000 ($80,000 each) in grant funding to Cleantech San Diego to support two pubic-private partnerships that catalyze adoption of...

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