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Cleantech San Diego

From Microsoft Headquarters to San Diego County: “The City as a System” Discussions Charge On

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

As a follow-up to recent meetings at Microsoft headquarters in Seattle, Wash., civic and business leaders from across the San Diego region re-convened this week to continue conversations about San Diego's vision for a "The City as a System."  Utilizing software and the cloud to collect information about the energy usage of separate...

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K-12 Schools Sustainability Strategy Collaborative Update

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

Added Energy Savings for Schools  At the March K-12 Schools Sustainability Strategy Collaborative (SSSC) meeting Lorie Cosio-Azar of the City of San Diego presented the opportunity for all of San Diego County's school districts to fast-track their planned Proposition 39 exterior lighting projects by "piggybacking" off the...

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San Diego Council President Todd Gloria Addresses CleanTECH San Diego Board of Directors

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Energy Efficiency

CleanTECH San Diego’s March 18, 2014, Board of Director's meeting featured a presentation by Todd Gloria, Council President of the City of San Diego, and most recently the City’s Interim Mayor. Councilmember Gloria reviewed several items of interest to CleanTECH San Diego members, including the proposed City of San...

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140+ California Companies Say Climate Change is the “Greatest Economic Opportunity Of the 21st Century”

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech Industry News, Cleantech San Diego, Climate Action, Highlights

Today,  Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) released the California Climate Declaration at the Climate Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA. Over 140 California-based companies have joined the Climate Declaration, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy announced today.   Read the press...

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Lighting Up the Night with Friends of Smart Street Lights

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

On Feb. 23, CleanTECH San Diego hosted the first official side event of the Climate Leadership Conference,  a “Smart City Infrastructure” Presentation & Demonstration Tour at the new San Diego Central Library downtown. Local CleanTECH San Diego members  joined  attendees of the Climate Leadership Conference from across the...

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San Diego School Districts Out Front to Achieve Energy Savings with Proposition 39 Funds

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

Today representatives from the California Energy Commission held a hands-on training in San Diego with regional school districts to help implement the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39), which allocated $381 million to K-12 schools for projects that reduce energy consumption. San Diego’s school districts have...

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