Advocacy

The Promising Power of PACE

  |   Advocacy, Energy Efficiency

The decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement doesn’t mean we give up the fight. It just means the fight shifts to the local level: states, counties, and cities.   One promising, bottom-up approach that communities can use to fight climate change is...

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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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Cleantech San Diego and AWWEE Host Transportation Panel with Regional Experts

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Electric Vehicles

On Sept. 29, Cleantech San Diego partnered with the Association of Women in Water, Energy, and the Environment (AWWEE) to host a discussion about the latest developments in implementing SANDAG's 2050 Regional Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy.   The panel of speakers included:   Todd Gloria, San Diego City Council President Kim Kawada, Chief Deputy Executive...

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Jason Anderson Joins County Renewable Energy Plan Advisory Committee

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Highlights

Cleantech San Diego President Jason Anderson has been selected to serve on the County of San Diego's Comprehensive Renewable Energy Plan Technical Advisory Committee. The County Board of Supervisors directed the formation of this committee to help guide the development of the County's Renewable Energy Plan and to assist...

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Loan Program Launched for San Diego Homeowners Looking to Save Energy and Money

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Solar Energy, Wind Power

San Diego county and city officials today encouraged homeowners to plug into PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing, a new loan program that aims to reduce energy and water usage -- and help consumers save money.   The program eliminates the upfront costs for many energy- and water-efficiency...

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Rep. Peters, Operation Free, Cleantech San Diego Host First Public Screening of THE BURDEN

  |   Advocacy, Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Action, Energy Efficiency, Events, Smart Grid, Solar Energy

On June 4, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), clean energy campaign Operation Free, and Cleantech San Diego hosted the first public screening of documentary film THE BURDEN, followed by a discussion on defense energy issues at the San Diego Central Library.   THE BURDEN is the first documentary of its...

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CleanTECH San Diego Participates in Chamber Delegation to Mexico City

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency

March 30-April 3, CleanTECH San Diego President Jason Anderson participated in the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce's ninth annual California-Mexico Trade Initiative trip to Mexico City. With more than 70 delegates representing the high-tech, cleantech, education, healthcare, maritime, energy, finance, law, real estate,and transportation industries, this...

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Scott Peters Op-Ed Asserts Building Extreme Weather Resiliency is Good for Business

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego Members

As the Climate Task Force Chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, Congressman Scott Peters has focused on making the business argument to acting on climate change. In a Mar. 24 Roll Call Op-Ed, Congressman Peters joins Dal LaMagna, CEO and CFO of IceStone USA, a manufacturer of countertops,...

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San Diego Council President Todd Gloria Addresses CleanTECH San Diego Board of Directors

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Energy Efficiency

CleanTECH San Diego’s March 18, 2014, Board of Director's meeting featured a presentation by Todd Gloria, Council President of the City of San Diego, and most recently the City’s Interim Mayor. Councilmember Gloria reviewed several items of interest to CleanTECH San Diego members, including the proposed City of San...

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