Smart Cities San Diego

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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VIDEO: Intel’s Smart Energy Impact on the Port of San Diego

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

Through this Smart Cities San Diego project, see how the Port of San Diego creates a smart energy impact with a climate action plan using Intel® solutions for the Internet of Things to manage energy efficiency, water conservation, waste reduction, and more for their buildings.    ...

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White House Announces MetroLab Network Partnership Between City of San Diego and UCSD

  |   Highlights, Smart Cities San Diego

On September 14, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla announced their participation as founding members of the recently created MetroLab Network.   The Network, announced at the White House Smart Cities Forum, seeks to strengthen and create partnerships between metro areas and...

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Chula Vista Selects Black & Veatch to Evaluate Smart City Plans

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

The City of Chula Vista has hired engineering and construction company Black & Veatch to develop the city’s plan for incorporating smart infrastructure. The city has set aggressive goals of becoming more efficient through improved use of energy, water, communications, and other critical infrastructure.   Black &...

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VIDEO: National Geographic Channel Profiles San Diego in World’s Smart Cities Documentary

  |   Highlights, Smart Cities San Diego

National Geographic Channel features San Diego, one of only four cities in the world and the only U.S. city, in its acclaimed documentary series “World’s Smart Cities.” San Diego was chosen for our strong technology sector, local innovators, cleantech practices, smart public planning, and an...

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Diverse Coalition Signs Agreement Supporting SDG&E’S Electric Vehicle Charging Program

  |   Electric Vehicles, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and groups representing environmental, environmental justice, electric vehicle service providers, automakers, and labor signed a settlement agreement in support of SDG&E's innovative Electric Vehicle Grid-Integration pilot project. The pilot calls for SDG&E to install electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure...

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