Energy Efficiency

Escondido Union School District Granted $597,659 for Prop 39 Energy Efficiency Upgrade Project

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, K-12 Sustainability

On June 5, Escondido Union School District became the first of San Diego County’s 42 school districts to have its California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) Energy Expenditure Plan approved by the California Energy Commission. Escondido Union School District will receive $597,659 to install...

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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 One Day in San Diego Film Project

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Cleantech San Diego Members, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Intelligent Streetlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Uncategorized

On April 26, the documentary project One Day in San Diego (part of One Day on Earth) challenged filmmakers across San Diego to document stories and investigate 10 questions for the future of San Diego as part of a city-wide, participatory media-creation event. Filmmaker Lisa...

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Street Light Working Group Update

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

CleanTECH San Diego's Marty Turock represented both the City of San Diego and the San Diego Region Street Light Working Group in a recent presentation at the California Street Light Association (CAL-SLA) Annual Southern California Meeting, which was held at their LA County offices. Turock presented an overview...

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City of Chula Vista Launches New Clean Energy Program with Sullivan Solar Power

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Efficiency, Highlights, Solar Energy

On May 14, the Cleantech San Diego member city of Chula Vista held an event and ‘flipped the switch’ to their recently installed solar projects, totaling 500,000 watts of clean energy across three facilities. The city not only celebrated their own solar power projects but also the...

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Cities Must Keep Pace with a Technologically Evolved Population

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, The City as a System

How could cities better connect all their residents to economic opportunity? It's literally the million-dollar question with almost every major tech company spending incredible amounts of resources in the name of connection. The lingo -- smart cities, smarter cities, big data, innovation centers, incubators, hives,...

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K-12 Schools Sustainability Strategy Collaborative Update

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, K-12 Sustainability, Uncategorized

San Diego's K-12 Schools Sustainability Strategy Collaborative (SSSC) continues to be recognized as the state's best practice in Proposition 39 implementation. In April, Marty Turock presented about the collaborative, along with the California Energy Commission, at the Green California Summit in Sacramento.CleanTECH San Diego is actively educating...

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San Diego Innovators Can Be Leaders in Realizing Global Sustainability

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Events, Highlights, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid, Solar Energy, The City as a System

In early April, CleanTECH San Diego was represented at the first Global Solutions Summit in Washington, D.C. The conference follows the Little Rock Accord, signed December 2012, between Club de Madrid, an organization of former heads of state, and the P80 Foundation, comprised of many...

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