Buildings and Energy Efficiency
New efforts to spur low-carbon energy innovation
CSE and State University of New York at Stony Brook have established a collaboration to develop joint research and programs to help transition the nation to low-carbon energy technologies and close gaps that hinder alternative and renewable energy adoption.
While California leads the U.S. clean energy transformation toward decarbonization, seven Northeastern states—New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Maine—when combined, rival the Golden State in renewable energy deployment, energy efficiency (EE) and electric vehicle (EV) adoption.
With the annual wildfire season now extending nearly year-round in California, local governments, industries and businesses are increasingly seeking ways to keep their electrical power on during emergencies and periods of planned outages when fire hazard is high. Read Article
The Better Business Bureau serving Pacific Southwest has named CSE as the winner of its Environmental Stewardship Program Award in the medium business category. CSE President Larry Goldenhersh accepted the award during a luncheon ceremony held Friday, December 7, at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.
Residents of Escondido, Calif., in northern San Diego County, will benefit financially and environmentally from a public works project at the city’s wastewater treatment plant that is now turning waste biogas into renewable energy.
As our nation faces another summer season of hurricanes and wildfires it is clear to most that increasingly severe weather is caused by a warming climate. While many states are members of the U.S.
Demand response programs keep service reliable and offer rewards
As summer heat sweeps into California, it not only raises temperatures, but also demand on the state’s electricity grid as air conditioners and refrigeration systems are turned on and run longer.
The California Energy Commission’s recent decision to require rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on most new homes has engendered praise from some quarters and criticism from others.
A big-box Walmart Supercenter in Covina, Calif., will be the site of a pilot project to assess the effectiveness of emerging energy efficiency technologies to significantly cut energy use by 20 percent in buildings throughout the state.
Energy efficiency is personal. This is especially true for home improvement projects that require significant investments of time, effort and money, such as adding insulation or replacing an old HVAC system.