Author: Shannon Casey

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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UC San Diego and EVgo Form Partnership to Support Innovations in Electric Vehicle Charging and Energy Storage Solutions

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage

EVgo, America’s leader in Electric Vehicle DC Fast Charging Solutions, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of California, San Diego to help support developments in sustainable energy technology.   The agreement formalizes an already strong collaboration focusing on the intersection of electric...

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