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You can find more information and join a Local Government Roundtable
using the link above. The current street lighting roundtable is
scheduled for March 27th. The next roundtable for Codes and Standards
will be scheduled soon.
News and Opportunities
Resilient Communities Grant Program
PG&E is currently requesting grant proposals that will build healthy
and resilient forests and watersheds to help communities prevent and
prepare for increasing wildfire risk. Eligible projects include research,
planning or demonstration projects that support local climate resilience
Forum: Household Electrification as a Pathway to On-Site ZNE
The BayREN Codes & Standards (C&S) team invites you to
register for their upcoming regional forum on March 30th. The
focus of this workshop is to help local governments address
misconceptions and questions about 2016 Title 24 Energy Codes when
designing new, or applying deep energy retrofits for, all-electric
low-rise residential buildings.
Homes Partnership Guidebook
The California Energy Commission adopted the New Solar Homes Partnership
Guidebook, Tenth Edition (NSHP Guidebook) at its March 8, 2017, Business
Vehicle Readiness Ordinance Introduced in SF
The EV Readiness Ordinance strives to eliminate cost barriers to EV
charging deployment in existing construction by requiring electrical
capacity and supporting infrastructure to be in place at time of new
construction or major renovation in order to meet the growing demand for
Adhoc Working Group Meeting 3/17
The California Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee (CAEECC) will be
hosting an Ad hoc working group meeting in San Francisco to discuss
the year 2 planning process and prepare for the formal CAEECC meeting on
Quarterly Energy Networking Meeting 3/29
Dan Sperling, Board Member at the California Air Resources Board and
Founding Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis
will be the keynote speaker discussing current implications of federal
actions on state policies and goals relating to electric vehicles.
Standards Outreach & Education Schedule
The California Energy Commission maintains a calendar of events
where Outreach & Education staff will be sharing information on
energy efficiency and Title 24 Building Standards across the state.
Coordinator: Energize Fresno
The Local Government Commission has an immediate full-time position for a
Project Coordinator to support the the Energy and Climate Change sector.
In particular, they are looking for someone to support the Energize
Calendar Click the SEEC
Calendar link to view all upcoming events.
Garcia Jr. Statewide Local
Government Energy Efficiency Best Practices Coordinator eecoordinator.info
now recruiting Project Partners for 2017-18
Over the past 3 years, CivicSpark, LGC's
Governor's Initiative AmeriCorps program has provided 130,000+ hrs
of climate and water capacity-building support to over 100 public
agencies. If you are a local government, State agency, or an
NGO with a climate or water action project need, visit our
website to learn more and apply to receive project