Water

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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VIDEO: How Water Flows

  |   Water

Water is serious stuff, particularly in California where drought is on everyone’s minds. Water flows into our houses and it also flows into our farms and gardens. With supplies growing more limited, how do farms and gardens factor into the water equation? What are the...

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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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Cleantech San Diego Presents at Green Connections

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Cleantech San Diego Members, Events, Water

On November 11 and 12, the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce San Diego held its annual Green Connections conference to unite the Swedish and Southern California cleantech clusters, create clean energy opportunities, and build a foundation for a more sustainable economy. The tw0-day summit focused on...

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Metropolitan Water District Brings California to Life to Deliver Water-Saving Message

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Action, Water

California comes to life in a series of television advertisements by CleanTECH San Diego member the Metropolitan Water District that began airing in July on stations throughout the Southland promoting the need to protect the state and its future by saving water during the historic, ongoing...

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El Niño Forecast Update from Scripps Climate Scientist

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Events, Water

In June 2014, Cleantech San Diego hosted an event with El Niño experts from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego who explained the basics of the weather phenomenon and shared insights about the likelihood of an El Niño event occurring in San Diego this year.   As a follow-up to that discussion, below are El Niño...

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San Diego Climate Experts Answer the Question: Is El Niño Coming?

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Action, Events, Water

On June 2, guests of Cleantech San Diego gathered on the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus for a timely discussion with top climate scientists about the powerful weather phenomenon El Niño and how it impacts our region. The program included presentations from three El Niño experts who explained the basics of the weather...

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CleanTECH San Diego Welcomes New Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech San Diego, Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Action, Events, Water

On April 29, CleanTECH San Diego board members Glenn Mosier and Julia Brown hosted a Meet & Greet with Margaret Leinen, Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Dr. Leinen, a highly distinguished national leader and oceanographer, became the eleventh director of Scripps...

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