AB 2188: Streamlining Solar Permitting in Your City Webinar

Webinar on implementing California's recently enacted AB 2188 that requires local governments to adopt ordinances creating streamlined permitting processes for small residential rooftop solar systems by September 30, 2015.

  June 2015

Virtual Net Metering Policy Background and Tariff Summary Report

The Virtual Net Metering Market Development Plan is one of 15 projects that make up the United States Department of Energy’s SunShot Solar Market Pathways Program, which aims to bolster solar adoption throughout the United States.

  June 2015

Unfrozen Assets: Alaska and Climate Change Blog

Eyewitness to the impacts of global warming.

  June 2015

Fleet Incentives for Clean Vehicles Webinar

At this webinar, speakers from the Center for Sustainable Energy, UC Irvine and CALSTART will share the latest information on alternative fuel vehicle incentive programs available to fleets operating in California.

  June 2015

Comments of the Center for Sustainable Energy® regarding the Interregional Transportation Strategic Plan Public Draft. Submitted June 8, 2015

The Center for Sustainable EnergyR (CSE) is pleased to provide these comments regarding the Interregional Transportation Strategic Plan (ITSP) Public Draft. As a mission driven nonprofit organization, CSE is committed to accelerating the transition to a sustainable world powered by clean energy, including the diversification of transportation technologies focused on air quality improvements and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions

  June 2015

Community Solar in California Report

This report provides an overview of community solar policies and programs in California.

  June 2015

Lancaster's Zero Net Energy Goal Case Study

In 2011, the City of Lancaster set a goal to become the first net-zero energy city, defined as producing or procuring more electricity within city limits from renewable sources than is consumed.

  June 2015

Chula Vista's Sustainable Communities Program Case Study

The City of Chula Vista’s Sustainable Communities Program provides resources to stakeholders such as developers, contractors and permit applicants to improve compliance with energy efficiency and green building codes and to promote construction of sustainable buildings.

  June 2015

Santa Barbara County's Zero Net Energy Facilities Resolution Case Study

The County of Santa Barbara’s Zero Net Energy Facilities Resolution sets an interim target for 50% of new county-owned facilities beginning design after 2020 to be ZNE and requires that all new facilities and major renovations beginning design after 2025 will be ZNE.

  June 2015

Expedited Solar PV Permitting Toolkit Documents

The Guidebook offers standardized documents that serve as templates for creating uniform and expedited permitting for small-scale solar PV.

  May 2015