As an SDG&E customer and clean energy advocate, I was dismayed to read of the recent decision by the First District Court of Appeals to remove a key legal hurdle to building the Carlsbad Energy Center — a $2.2 billion dollar, 558-megawatt gas-fired power pla
It’s been a year since the city of San Diego approved its climate action plan (CAP) with the aim to create a cleaner, greener San Diego now and for years to come by eliminating half of the city’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and generating all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2035.
The UCLA Bruins basketball game on November 20, 2016, was not your usual basketball game. It was dedicated to sustainable transportation and the UCLA Transportation & Events Team.
The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has partnered with Cleantech San Diego and a number of other regional partners in launching the San Diego Regional Energy Innovation Cluster (SDREIC).
Fun, fast and smart – those were among the top reactions expressed by electric vehicle (EV) test drivers at 27 ride-and-drive events held over the past two years in the San Francisco Bay Area as part of the Experience Electric #TheBetterRide campaign managed by the Center for Sustainable Energy.
A California Air Resources Board (ARB) October 20 decision extended funding for increased electric vehicle (EV) incentives for public agency fleets in the state’s most pollution-burdened communities. The Public Fleet Pilot Project has already led to more than 1 million emissions-free miles driven within disadvantaged community ZIP codes.
This legislative session, California further augmented policies to decarbonize all sectors of the economy and strengthen its path toward a clean energy future.
Two California legislative bills that were passed during the 2015-16 session and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in early September will have lasting impacts on the state’s march toward lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and controlling air pollution.
Co-author: Hanna Grene
California is a national leader in establishing building energy efficiency standards. In the area of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), the state maintains aggressive performance codes and standards for equipment, including the permitting and inspection of all installations.
Presented at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Conference, Aug. 21-26, 2016 - View Presentation
Small thermal energy storage (TES) systems are opening a new frontier in electrical use and power grid management.