Energy Efficiency

SDG&E and Port of San Diego Partner on Energy Management Plan to Promote Economic Competitiveness and Meet Climate Action Goals

  |   Climate Action, Energy Efficiency

To promote the region’s economic competitiveness, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and improve air quality, the Port of San Diego and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) have jointly developed an innovative blueprint to “green” port and port tenant operations, such as cruise ships, hotels, restaurants,...

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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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Chula Vista Library Walls get a Sustainability-Inspired Makeover via Student-Artist Collaboration

  |   Energy Efficiency, K-12 Sustainability

On May 16, Local comic book artist Ceri Langell led 93 fifth graders from Hilltop Drive Elementary School in brainstorming sessions focused on energy efficiency.   Langell sketched and doodled while students generated ideas that she will later develop into life-sized comic book images to adorn the stairway...

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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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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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Renovate America Welcomes FHA Policy Guidance Endorsing PACE Financing

  |   Cleantech Industry News, Energy Efficiency

On July 19, 2016, Cleantech San Diego member company Renovate America, the largest provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, welcomed the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) announcement of clear PACE guidance that will expand access to renewable energy, energy efficiency, and other home...

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PACE Program Creates Jobs and Spurs Cleantech Investment in San Diego County

  |   Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy

San Diego County Supervisors Dianne Jacob and Dave Roberts recently co-hosted a press conference announcing the success of property assessed clean energy (PACE) in San Diego County and featuring remarks from industry leaders and Cleantech San Diego members Sullivan Solar Power and Renovate America.   The event was...

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