CSE Webinar Series

The CSE Webinar Series provides information and tools to help accelerate the transition to a sustainable world powered by clean energy. We work with forward thinking organizations and partners to provide the public with the insights it needs to reach ambitious energy goals. Each webinar features insights from subject matter experts and/or industry experts. All are free attend. We hope you’ll join us – and pass the work to your friends and colleagues.

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Past Webinars

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Approaches to Achieving Zero Net Energy for Multifamily Housing - Sep 2017

Target Audience: Local Gov., Public Agencies, HOAs, Real Estate Agents, Property Owners

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Panelists 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...

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Achieving Zero Net Energy Goals with Combined Heat and Power (CHP) - Jun 2017

Target Audience: Contractors, Local Gov.

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This webinar covers CHP technology basics, CHP as it relates to ZNE, and present additional resources available for successful CHP implementation. Speakers provide a general overview of the CHP...

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Achieving Zero Net Energy Goals with Energy Storage - Jun 2017

Target Audience: Local Gov.

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This webinar covered energy storage technology basics and how it relates to ZNE, information on energy storage incentives through the recently revised Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP), and...

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Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council: Meeting the Demand for Electric Vehicle Charging Webinar - Jan 2017

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Utilities, Local Gov., HOAs, Clean Vehicle Enthusiasts, Real Estate Agents

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By 2025, California's electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure will need to be expanded 15 times its current capacity to support projected EV adoption. Businesses and multitenant...

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Driving High Performance: Role of Codes & Permitting in Zero Net Energy - Nov 2016

Target Audience: Contractors, Self Installers, Public Agencies

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The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) invites city and county staff, governmental officials, architects, building owners and developers, and contractors to a free webinar on the role of codes...

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Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council: Helping Small Businesses Save on Energy Upgrades Webinar - Nov 2016

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Contractors, Utilities, Local Gov., Real Estate Agents

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A panel of investment and energy experts explored emerging financing products and program models for commercial energy efficiency projects, with a focus on the small and medium-sized commercial...

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Achieving Zero Net Energy – How Solar Water Heating Helps - Sep 2016

Target Audience: Homeowners, Business & Institutions, Contractors, Self Installers, Utilities, Local Gov., Public Agencies

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This webinar provides background on solar water heating technology and the available incentives for solar thermal installation. We discuss how such technologies can directly impact ZNE goals, and...

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Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council: PACE from a Real Estate Perspective Webinar - Aug 2016

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Contractors, Local Gov., Real Estate Agents

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The Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council (CEFAC) is an impartial forum focused on enhancing awareness, education and innovation of energy project financing throughout California to help...

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Electric Vehicle Charging's Role in Reaching Zero Net Energy Goals - Aug 2016

Target Audience: Utilities, Local Gov., Clean Vehicle Enthusiasts, Car Dealers

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The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) invites city and county staff, contractors, architects, and developers to a free webinar on how electric vehicles (EVs) can help support zero net energy (...

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Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council: Financing Solutions Webinar - Jun 2016

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Contractors, Local Gov., Real Estate Agents

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CEFAC events are designed for representatives of financial institutions; contractors working on residential, multifamily and commercial energy projects of all sizes; academics; and local...

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Alternative Fuel Training for Decision-Makers - Apr 2016

Target Audience: Local Gov., Clean Vehicle Enthusiasts

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Join an online training designed to educate decision-makers and alternative fuel stakeholders about clean transportation technologies and alternative fuels in the region presented by the Center...

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Alternative Fuel Training for Planners - Apr 2016

Target Audience: Local Gov., Clean Vehicle Enthusiasts

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Planners and other officials can gain a better understanding of clean transportation technologies and regional advancements in alternative fuels by joining an online training offered by the Center...

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Alternative Fuel Training for Fleet Operators - Apr 2016

Target Audience: Fleet Managers, Clean Vehicle Enthusiasts

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Fleet operators can gain a better understanding of alternative fuels and clean transportation technologies by joining an online training offered by the Center for Sustainable Energy in partnership...

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Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council: Energy Storage Webinar - Apr 2016

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Contractors, Self Installers, Local Gov., Real Estate Agents

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The Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council - California (CEFAC) is an impartial forum focused on stimulating California’s clean energy marketplace through greater project financing awareness,...

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Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council: Kick-off Webinar - Feb 2016

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Contractors, Associations, Local Gov., Real Estate Agents

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The Clean Energy Financing Advisory Council is an impartial forum focused on enhancing awareness, education and innovation of energy project financing throughout California to help stimulate the...

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Designing Electric Vehicle Programs in the Northeast - Dec 2015

Target Audience: Public Agencies, Fleet Managers, Clean Vehicle Enthusiasts, Car Dealers

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The popularity of Electric Vehicles (EVs) is growing throughout the U.S. Incentive programs can help municipalities and states expand electric fleets and consumer vehicles to help grow the clean...

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Solar Water Heating for Commercial and Multifamily Properties - Oct 2015

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Contractors, Associations, HOAs, Architects

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During this webinar Center for Sustainable Energy experts discussed solar water heating benefits for commercial and multifamily property owners.

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AB 2188: Is Your Jurisdiction in Compliance? - Sep 2015

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Contractors, Associations, Program Implementers, Local Gov., Public Agencies

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Passed in 2014, California AB 2188 requires each city and county to adopt an ordinance creating a streamlined solar permitting process by September 30, 2015. It's not too late to bring your...

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Local Policies to Achieve Zero Net Energy Buildings - Part 2 - Sep 2015

Target Audience: Local Gov.

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This webinar focused on two strategies at the local level: engaging stakeholders through task forces and benchmarking buildings to measure energy use, compare to other buildings nationwide, and...

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AB 2188: Streamlining Solar Permitting in Your City - Jun 2015

Target Audience: Local Gov.

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Free Webinar for Local Jurisdictions with Joe Kaatz from USD School of Law Energy Policy Initiatives and Sachu Constantine from CSE.

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Fleet Incentives for Clean Vehicles - Jun 2015

Target Audience: Local Gov., Fleet Managers

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Free Webinar for California Fleets. With Ted Bloch-Rubin from CALSTART, Craig Rindt from the Institute of Transportation Studies and Kevin Wood and Randy Wilde from CSE.

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Local Policies to Achieve Zero Net Energy Buildings - Jun 2015

Target Audience: Local Gov.

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Webinar for local jurisdictions. Hear from City of Lancaster, County of Santa Barbara and City of Chula Vista about their policies for ZNE buildings.

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Solar Structural Guidelines for Building Officials and Permitting Staff - Apr 2015

Target Audience: Contractors, Local Gov.

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This webinar will help building officials and other permitting staff break through some of the barriers of residential solar installations by creating their own jurisdiction's expedited...

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PACE Financing for Local Governments - Jan 2015

Target Audience: Program Implementers, Local Gov., Public Agencies

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Financing is often the main obstacle for local governments seeking to achieve their clean energy goals. This webinar will highlight PACE policy updates, different PACE program formats, actions for...

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Combined Heat and Power for Wastewater Treatment Plants - Jul 2014

Target Audience: Program Implementers, Public Agencies

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Get an overview of programs and opportunities for implementing CHP at California wastewater treatment facilities, including technologies, economics, design factors, environmental considerations...

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Clean Vehicle Rebate Project EV Consumer Survey Dashboard - Jul 2014

Target Audience: Program Implementers, Public Agencies, Clean Vehicle Enthusiasts

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Explore how to use an online dashboard with up-to-date electric vehicle (EV) market data detailing California consumer demographics, purchasing motivations, dealership experience and other factors...

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Solar Water Heating for Multifamily Properties - May 2014

Target Audience: Business & Institutions, Contractors, HOAs

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Learn about heating water with the sun in an archived webinar focusing on multifamily properties.

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Innovative Clean Energy Financing for Local Governments - Mar 2014

Target Audience: Program Implementers, Local Gov., Public Agencies

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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.

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