Author: Shannon Casey

Port of San Diego’s Integrated Planning Vision Wins National Association of Environmental Professionals’ 2017 Environmental Excellence Award

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members

The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) has selected the Port of San Diego’s Integrated Planning Vision for the Environmental Excellence Award for Public Involvement/Partnership.   The Port of San Diego has been conducting an Integrated Planning initiative that spans 6,000 acres of land and water and...

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ULI Greenprint Center and Measurabl Collaborate to Drive Sustainable Building Performance

  |   Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego

A collaborative effort announced February 15, 2017, between the Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center for Building Performance (Greenprint) and Cleantech San Diego member company Measurabl will improve sustainability and building performance tracking for more than 20,000 commercial buildings covering 3.7 billion square feet around the globe. These...

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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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