Energy Efficiency

K-12 Schools Sustainability Strategy Collaborative Update

  |   Energy Efficiency, K-12 Sustainability

On April 15, Cleantech San Diego and SDG&E hosted the California Energy Commission's Southern California Proposition 39 field training workshop. The training covered the new Online Energy Expenditure Plan (EEP) System and Version 7 of the Online SIR Calculators. Local school districts, contracted representatives, and other regional stakeholders who participated...

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San Diego Schools Awarded $23 Million to Date for Energy Efficiency Upgrade Projects

  |   Energy Efficiency, Highlights, K-12 Sustainability, Press Releases

SAN DIEGO, CA, April 10, 2015 – Since the adoption of the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) two years ago, school districts across the state have been evaluating their energy use and applying for funding, known as Prop. 39 funds, from the California...

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41 New California Communities Launch HERO PACE Program

  |   Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Solar Energy, Water

Thirty eight cities and three counties across California launched the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program last week. The program enables homeowners and commercial property owners to pay off energy- and water-efficiency improvements through their property tax bill.   The HERO Program has been adopted by 290...

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Mayor Faulconer Announces Partnership with GE to Improve Traffic, Reduce Energy Use and Costs

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Efficiency, Intelligent Streetlights, Smart Cities San Diego

On February 9, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer announced that the City of San Diego is the world’s first city to partner with GE Lighting on a pilot of its Intelligent Cities platform—a software-defined lighting technology that will help San Diego solve some of the city’s...

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Chula Vista Selected as Semifinalist in $5 Million Energy Prize

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Smart Cities San Diego

On January 14, Cleantech San Diego member city Chula Vista officially advanced to the Semifinal round of the $5-million Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP), a national competition that is challenging communities across the U.S. to rethink their energy use. By entering the Semifinal round, communities...

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