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San Diego Schools Awarded $23 Million to Date for Energy Efficiency Upgrade Projects

  |   Energy Efficiency, Highlights, K-12 Sustainability, Press Releases

SAN DIEGO, CA, April 10, 2015 – Since the adoption of the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) two years ago, school districts across the state have been evaluating their energy use and applying for funding, known as Prop. 39 funds, from the California...

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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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US EPA Honors San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative with National Award

  |   Climate Action, Highlights

The San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative was honored today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at its annual Climate Leadership Award Ceremony.  One of only two organizations in the nation to receive the Innovative Partnerships Certificate, the Climate Collaborative was recognized as a unique partnership...

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SDG&E Receives $5 Million Grant to Expand Borrego Springs Microgrid

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Highlights, Smart Grid, Solar Energy

The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently awarded Cleantech San Diego member San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) a nearly $5 million grant to expand the innovative Borrego Springs Microgrid. The grant will allow the Microgrid to use the nearby 26-megawatt (MW) Borrego Solar facility to power the entire community, making this...

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car2go Continues Commitment to San Diego with All New 2014 Electric Fleet

  |   Cleantech San Diego Members, Electric Vehicles, Highlights, Smart Cities San Diego

Cleantech San Diego member car2go, the largest carsharing company in the world, announced today that over 33,000 car2go San Diego members will have access to an all new electric smart fleet, beginning today. The new fleet of four hundred powerful 2014 models, an upgrade from its 2010...

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Chula Vista Selected as Semifinalist in $5 Million Energy Prize

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

On January 14, Cleantech San Diego member city Chula Vista officially advanced to the Semifinal round of the $5-million Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP), a national competition that is challenging communities across the U.S. to rethink their energy use. By entering the Semifinal round, communities...

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