Weekly Updates-Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator


Week of January 27, 2017

News and Opportunities

California Clean Energy Jobs Act Citizens Oversight Board Meeting
The California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Prop 39) Citizens Oversight Board Meeting will beholding a board meeting on February 9, 2017.

Community Choice Aggregation En Banc Hearing
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) En Banc hearing on February 1, 2017.

A Water Sector Energy Hog
Water use accounts for about 20 percent of California’s electricity use and 30 percent of natural gas used by businesses and homes according to Alvar Escriva-Bou at the Public Policy Institute of California.

Art Rosenfeld, California’s Godfather of Energy Efficiency, 90
Art Rosenfeld, known as California’s “godfather” of energy efficiency and who has been credited with being personally responsible for billions of dollars in energy savings, died Friday at his home in Berkeley, California.

Energy Commission Adopts RPS Results for POUs, Energy Demand Forecast Through 2027
The California Energy Commission looked backed during today’s business meeting to see how publicly owned utilities (POUs) did in meeting California’s renewable energy requirements from 2011-2013 and looked ahead to predict how much energy the state will need through 2027.

Weatherization Guide for Local Governments
The Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC) released a new fact sheet on weatherization targeted for California local governments.

Publications and Resources

Regulating Energy Efficiency – A Primer on the CPUC’s Energy Efficiency Programs
A short report from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) that outlines how they currently regulate energy efficiency.

Career Opportunities

Sustainability Coordinator, San Diego
Reporting to the Directory of Sustainability, this role coordinates the day-to-day operations for the Office of Sustainability. Deadline: February 3, 2017

Senior Regional Planner, San Diego
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is looking for a Senior Regional Planner to support the implementation of San Diego Forward: The Regional Plan and the Sustainable Communities Strategy.

Project Manager and Community Strategies Manager, Eureka
Redwood Coast Energy Authority is seeking a Demand Side Management Programs Project Manager and a Community Strategies Manager.

SEEC Calendar

Click the calendar link to view all upcoming events

February 1-3 Energy Auditing Techniques for Small and Medium Commercial Facilities
During this three-day workshop, the instructors will focus on the audit process and foster attendee’s ability to identify energy efficiency, demand response, and operations and maintenance opportunities in existing facilities. (Additional dates available in SEEC Calendar)

March 16-19 (Yosemite National Park) Yosemite Policymakers Conference
Join mayors, city council members, county supervisors, city managers, high-level department heads for the 26th Annual Yosemite Policymakers Conference

April 26-27 (Sacramento) Green California Summit

May 5 (Long Beach) The Business of Local Energy Symposium 2017
Business of Clean Energy Symposium to convening government, business, and community leaders to accelerate California’s shift to a clean energy economy and to exchange ideas about Community Choice Energy programs.

Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator

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