Resources

Lafayette Hotel Fuel Cell Combined Heat and Power Case Study

Built in 1946, the Lafayette Hotel was once a retreat for the rich and famous. By 2010, the historic San Diego landmark was in need of extensive remodeling and a creative approach was necessary in order to comply with historic preservation guidelines.

  April 2014
 

Lewis Multifamily Solar Thermal Case Study

Like most apartment building owners, the Lewises supplied their tenants with hot water for personal use and the shared laundry room as part of their lease agreements.

  April 2014
 

Innovative Clean Energy Financing for Local Governments Webinar

Learn how Yolo County overcame obstacles to financing clean energy projects, zeroed out their energy bills and generated millions of dollars of revenue through electricity sales.

  March 2014
 

Innovative Clean Energy Financing for Local Governments Webinar Slides

Powerpoint slides from the Innovative Clean Energy Financing Webinar featuring presentations about innovative financing and revenue generation, online investment marketplace for investments and loans, and loss reserve and PACE financing update.

  March 2014
 

Water & Energy Efficiency Glossary

The definitions of the latest water and energy efficiency terms.

  March 2014
 

Plug into the Sun Basics

Learn the basics of plug-in electric vehicles and how they pair with solar power.

  March 2014
 

What is Solar Electricity?

Learn the basics of solar electricity including how PV works and what size system you should install.

  March 2014
 

What is Solar Hot Water Heating?

Learn the basics about what solar hot water heating is and how it works.

  March 2014
 

Yolo County Solar Case Study

Yolo County developed a cost-effective solution to eliminate its energy bills, generate money for its general fund and reduce the need for budget cuts by installing solar PV systems on municipal buildings and properties.

  March 2014
 

Guide to Going Solar

Everything you need to know about how solar works, what steps to take to purchase or lease rooftop solar and what incentives are available. Guidebook created by the California Solar Initiative.

  February 2014
 

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