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Sep 14, 2017

Webinar Focuses on ZNE in Multi-unit Dwellings Sept. 26

With nearly a third of California residents living in multi-unit dwellings, local governments are striving to develop policies that encourage energy efficiency in multifamily housing to help achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions and climate action plans by working toward zero net energy (ZNE) buildings.

Aug 10, 2017
Online tool calculates residential electricity costs and savings after installing solar under NEM 2.0 and new time-of-use rates

To help San Diegans better evaluate the cost-saving potential of installing solar electric power to their homes, CSE now offers an online bill calculator that gives the most complete picture of solar benefits geared specifically to Sa

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Aug 08, 2017

CSE has joined in Veloz, a new California statewide education and outreach effort to greatly increase public awareness of electric vehicles (EVs) that brings together automakers, charging equipment providers, government agencies and others to advance EV adoption.

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Jul 25, 2017

CSE will assess the capabilities and financial benefits of combining solar energy with battery storage systems to provide electricity in neighborhood communities under a newly awarded $2 million grant from the California Energy Commission.

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Jun 13, 2017
New York and California tackle grid integration of widespread solar and wind generation

The increasing adoption of renewable energy resources nationwide provides many technical challenges for utilities long accustomed to sending electricity from remote locations toward urban areas.

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May 15, 2017

The Center for Sustainable Energy’s Equinox Project has released the 2017 San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard, which assesses the top economic and environmental indicators to gauge the region’s progress toward sustainability.

May 08, 2017

The Center for Sustainable Energy’s Hanna Grene, associate director of government affairs, weighs in on the role of clean energy as the fastest growing energy-related job market and the best pathway to affordable, secure, domestic energy generation despite headwinds from the Trump administration.

Apr 24, 2017

CSE helps create wood-to-energy demonstration project

The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) is a partner in a renewable energy project in California’s northeastern Yuba County that promises to help alleviate the threat of wildfire while demonstrating the practicality of using forest biomass that would otherwise simply decay for gener

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Apr 20, 2017

California Energy Commission approves up to $200M for charging installations toward support of an estimated 1.5 million EVs in the state by 2025

The California Energy Commission has awarded CSE a $15 million grant to develop and implement an initiative to install more electric vehicle charging stations statewide by creating financial i

Apr 11, 2017

Simplifying solar adoption for apartment owners and condo communities

CSE is collaborating with EnergySage, an online solar marketplace, to promote and simplify installations of solar electric power systems at multifamily residences in California.

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