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Energy Efficiency

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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Smart Cities a Focus of OSIsoft Users Conference

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

Last week CleanTECH San Diego member OSIsoft hosted its 25th Annual Users Conference in San Francisco. More and more we read about the benefits and need to collect and use “big data.” In the CleanTECH San Diego world of managing large utility, infrastructure, and building...

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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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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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Navy Engages with San Diego Cleantech Leaders

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Events, Leadership Series, Smart Grid, Solar Energy

On Feb. 18, CleanTECH San Diego hosted a roundtable discussion at Harper Construction featuring Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dennis McGinn. At the meeting were a 18 CleanTECH San Diego members  --  a cross-section of regional industry leaders  -- who shared their cleantech strengths and interests with...

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NRG eVgo Unveils New Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station at Carlsbad Premium Outlets

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Smart Grid

NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of CleanTECH San Diego member company NRG Energy, opened the first Freedom Station® in the City of Carlsbad on Feb. 4, 2014. The Freedom Station, located at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets®, features a 480-volt direct current (DC) fast charger that enables...

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VIDEO: Energy Reliability Plan from CalISO and CEC

  |   Advocacy, Cleantech San Diego, Energy Efficiency, Events, Leadership Series, Smart Grid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0rettZASS8&list=UUoLoymjCtc1OLP-Y4uONOGg&feature=share On Jan. 21, CleanTECH San Diego hosted President & Chief Executive Officer of California ISO Stephen Berberich and Chair of the California Energy Commission (CEC) Robert B. Weisenmiller, Ph.D., for a timely discussion about their cross agency vision for Southern California's energy reliability plan and...

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New Intelligent Wireless Streetlights to Save San Diego $250,000 Annually

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

San Diego will illuminate its downtown district with GE Lighting's intelligent lighting system, including LED street lighting, making it the first city in the United States to adopt GE's LightGrid technology. The new system of 3,000 city lamps, set to be in place by spring...

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