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.
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.
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.
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
California Energy Commission approves up to $200M for charging installations in support of an estimated 1.5 million EVs in 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 incentive projects.
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.
CSE has received a 2017 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in ENERGY STAR Promotion for outstanding efforts to promote energy-efficient products in the Energy Upgrade California program. CSE’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., on April 26, 2017.
Rebate designed to accelerate adoption of electric vehicles throughout the state
Brett Williams, Ph.D., CSE’s senior principal advisor for Transportation Programs, has been appointed to a second three-year term on the Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies committee of the Transportation Research Board. The appointment recognizes Williams’ expertise and places him among national leaders in clean transportation research.