Resources

CSE’s Response to the November 7, 2017 Meeting and Public Workshop discussing the 2018- 2019 Investment Plan Update for the ARFVTP

CSE has received ARFVTP funds for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) readiness planning and best practice implementation projects in the San Diego and San Joaquin Valley regions.

  November 2017
 

Response to CARB’s Public Workshop on Developing a Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for California’s Allocation of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust

CSE continues to praise CARB’s leadership on VW settlement matters, and is appreciative of this workshop’s transparent and public process. At this time, CSE provides comments in the following areas, consistent with CARB’s September 20, 2017 public workshop announcement.

  November 2017
 

IREC report - Access for All: Pathways to Expand Solar Options to Renters and Multifamily Households in the City of Seattle

Cities and States Can Bring Solar to More Multifamily Residents: New Guide Highlights Pathways

  October 2017
 

As We Lift All Boats: A Vision of Clean Technology Integration in the Transformative Climate Communities Program

By the end of 2017, California will embark on the firstof-its-kind Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program, which will accelerate catalytic, transformational change in some of the state’s most disadvantaged and polluted communities.

  September 2017
 

Transformative Climate Communities Program Data and Transparency Proposal

The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) proposes a data & transparency component to the Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program.

  September 2017
 

Approaches to Achieving Zero Net Energy for Multifamily Housing

This webinar discuss the regulatory landscape and evolving ZNE definition, how to create a realistic ZNE capital improvement plan, which energy efficiency (EE) measures can be targeted first or phased in, as well as how the solar photovoltaic technology, in conjunction with the virtual net metering (VNEM) tariff, can provide a a pathway for reaching ZNE goals.

  September 2017
 

Field Research Findings: Home Energy Audits and Upgrades Among Hispanics in California’s Central Valley

This report was prepared by the Center for Sustainable Energy. It is a component of Grant #EPC-14-037, funded by the California Energy Commission, to explore the sociocultural factors influencing the adoption of home energy efficiency retrofits in California.

  September 2017
 

Understanding San Diego's Path to 100% Renewable Energy

Two years ago, San Diego took the national spotlight for its commitment to source 100% renewable energy by 2035. The city is now poised to make decisions that chart the path toward this bold goal. This summary examines how we got here and what you need to know to join the conversation about where we go next.

  August 2017
 

AvalonBay Communities Case Study

Raising the Bar: AvalonBay Communities in Pursuit of Excellence in Benchmarking

  August 2017
 

Center for Sustainable Energy’s Response to the Transformative Climate Communities Program Draft Guidelines, Fourth Revision

CSE supports the direction of the Fourth Revision Draft Guidelines as well as the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) TCC Program initiatives. SGC has conducted a comprehensive and iterative process to arrive at these Fourth Revision Draft Guidelines, with appropriate depth, scope, and scale for this foundational document. SGC’s praiseworthy inclusion of clearer and more concise energy planning and clean energy technology elements will greatly strengthen the program’s capability to deliver a diverse array of benefits to TCC Program residents and communities. CSE encourages the expeditious approval of the guidelines to begin the deployment of actual programs and services.

  August 2017
 

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