Weekly Updates-Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator


Week of March 31, 2017

News and Opportunities

8th Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Forum June 14-15
Mark your calendars for June 14-15. The annual SEEC Forum will be in Fresno with two pre-forum workshops on June 13 focusing on Energy Efficiency 101 and Zero Net Energy for Local Governments.

UC and Mexico: $10 million for joint energy efficiency research projects
The UC system is leading by example and partnering with institutions in Mexico and around the world to advance clean energy and energy efficiency.

Light the way you were meant to see it
The California Lighting Technology Center is a not-for-profit research, development and demonstration facility dedicated to accelerating the development and commercialization of next-generation, energy-efficient lighting, and daylighting technologies.

Santa Monica City Council Approves Zero-Net Energy Ordinance
The City of Santa Monica has become the first city in the country to adopt a ZNE ordinance in line with their goal to also be carbon neutral by 2050.

Energy efficiency budget cuts could exact hefty price
Lowell Ungar, senior policy advisor for ACEEE, discusses the far-reaching impacts of reducing funding energy efficiency resources, programs and research.

WRCOG Regional Streetlighting Program
The Western Riverside Council of Governments created the Regional Streetlight Program to provide their member cities with energy efficient streetlighting options.

Publications and Resources

CAISO Today’s Outlook
The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) tracks the grid’s daily supply and demand including production from renewable resources

SEEC Calendar

Click the SEEC Calendar link to view all upcoming events

April 26-27 Green California Summit (Sacramento)
The Summit provides a forum where innovations in policy, technology and practice can be showcased and shared.

Statewide Local Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator

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