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Cleantech San Diego Members

Port of San Diego Advances New Clean Air, Environmental Justice Initiatives

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Climate Action

The Port of San Diego is making significant moves to advance new clean air and environmental justice strategies. During its February 11 meeting, the Board of Port Commissioners approved a resolution to support development of the County of San Diego’s Regional Carbon Sustainability Plan, approved...

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Port of San Diego Selects EDF Renewables North America for Microgrid Installation

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

On Decmeber 7, 2020, Cleantech San Diego member EDF Renewables North America (EDFR) announced the awarding of a contract to build a 700 kW / 2,400 kWh Microgrid Infrastructure Project for the Port of San Diego.  The project, designed to island the electrical infrastructure at the...

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Metropolitan Water District to Optimize Solar Energy with Battery Storage Systems

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is preparing to build four new battery energy storage systems that will boost the district’s energy resilience and cut operational costs by optimizing solar power and reducing peak load at its facilities.   On October 13, 2020, the agency’s board...

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LS Power Continues San Diego’s Energy Storage Leadership with the Biggest Battery in the World

  |   Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego Members, Energy Storage

On August 19, 2020, Cleantech San Diego member company LS Power unveiled the largest battery energy storage project in the world – Gateway Energy Storage. The 250 megawatt (MW) Gateway project, located in the East Otay Mesa community in San Diego County, California, enhances grid...

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San Diego International Airport Becomes Second Major Airport in North America to Earn Carbon Neutral Rating

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is now North America’s second-ever carbon neutral airport.  SAN, joined only by Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the U.S., reached carbon neutral accreditation from the global agency that establishes carbon standards for airports worldwide.   SAN is certified at “Level...

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Sustainability, Clean Technology Focus of first Black & Veatch Cleantech Accelerator Cohort

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Startup

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Cleantech San Diego member company Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.   The seven startups...

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Oberon Fuels Secures $2.9 Million Grant from State of California for First-Ever Production of Renewable Dimethyl Ether in U.S.

  |   Biorenewables, Cleantech San Diego Members

Cleantech San Diego member company Oberon Fuels, a producer of clean-burning dimethyl ether (DME) transportation fuel, has been awarded a grant for $2,876,139 from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a first-of-its-kind, multi-phase project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME), a clean-burning, ultra-low-carbon...

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Nuvve and Honda Collaborating to Demonstrate Benefits of Vehicle Grid Integration

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Electric Vehicles, Startup

Cleantech San Diego member and Southern California Energy Innovation Network company Nuvve, the world leader in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) – also known as vehicle grid integration (VGI) – deployments, and Honda have entered into an agreement to demonstrate the benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) that are...

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