Author: Shannon Casey

San Diego’s Cleantech Future: Technologies Driving 2016

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Solar Energy, Water, Wind Power

On February 17, 2016, Cleantech San Diego hosted a series of presentations by clean technology companies to address questions about what lies ahead for the San Diego region’s cleantech industry. What are the most important trends to watch for and act upon? What opportunities will our industry...

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Black & Veatch Report: Utilities, Planning Critical to Success of Smart City Efforts

  |   Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego

Governments and utilities increasingly view smart city systems as transformational tools to boost resilience and quality of life in cities across the world. This is driven by expectations that smart city programs will produce greater efficiency across municipal functions. But, Cleantech San Diego member company...

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Airport Authority and Metropolitan Water District Receive Prestigious Environmental Awards

  |   Smart Cities San Diego, Water

The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) recognized two Cleantech San Diego members with a 2015 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), considered one of California’s highest environmental honors.   The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority earned the award in the “Waste Reduction” category, which honors “exemplary achievements...

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SDG&E to Install Thousands of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

  |   Electric Vehicles, Smart Cities San Diego

Today, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) Electric Vehicle Grid-Integration pilot project, signaling the "green light" for the company to own and install thousands of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at businesses and multi-family communities, including in underserved...

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Camp Pendleton Hosts Energy Sustainment and Security Discussion

  |   Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, Solar Energy

Christine Harada, the chief sustainability officer for the White House, toured Camp Pendleton to review on-base energy production facilities, Dec. 29.   The base energy department led Harada through a proposed photovoltaic site at Box Canyon, which will convert sunlight into energy, and a hydrogen refueling station...

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