CCSE’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project team joined Fiat USA on a six-week tour up and down the electric vehicle-friendly state of California. While team members spoke to excited car enthusiasts about the available state incentives, Fiat promoted its “environmentally sexy,” all new, all-electric 500e, currently available only in California.
Effort to help increase energy efficiency of California homes and buildings
CCSE and CalCERTS, Inc. have entered into a partnership agreement to provide training for building science professionals and contractors in the San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego regions.
Report outlines framework for solar policies after CSI program concludes
In 2010, Tony and Cindy bought a remodeled 25-year-old home in Spring Valley. They quickly discovered the temperatures in the home were inconsistent and uncomfortable. "Our house was really cold in the winter and it got really hot in the summer," says Cindy.
Beth and Paul's beautiful La Mesa home used to have one major problem. "The living room was unbearable in the summer," says Beth. "It felt like you could cook a chicken in there.” Their floor-to-ceiling, west-facing windows were partly to blame, but there was more to the story.
Is an 87-year-old home destined to be drafty? Shirley of North Park knows the answer is no. After enduring 13 chilly winters, she decided to make her living environment more comfortable.
CCSE has filed a petition with the California Public Utilities Commission to modify the allocation of funds in the local California Solar Initiative (CSI) program budget to allow for continued funding of rebates for residential solar customers. The action would shift some funds in the nonresidential solar project budget to become available to homeowners.
The latest survey showing how PEV drivers use and charge their cars
San Diego, CA (May 16, 2013) – The latest survey data on how California’s plug-in electric vehicle ( PEV) drivers use and charge their cars indicates that the majority of respondents have high overall satisfaction with their choice to go electric and use their PEVs as their primary transportation.