Renewable Energy

News and blog by Renewable Energy

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Post date: Jan 23, 19

The recent destructive and tragic Camp and Woolsey fires demonstrate how dead and dying trees present a considerable hazard throughout California’s backcountry.

In the face of increasing climate change and diminishing federal funding available for forest management, how can California effectively work to ameliorate its growing wildfire danger? One solution may lie in a sustainable energy solution not often considered by governments and industry: wood biomass to energy projects.

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Post date: Nov 07, 18

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.

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Post date: Feb 22, 18
Storage Week 2018 is an international conference for the development and finance of energy storage projects

Jonathan Hart, a technology integration specialist with CSE’s Distributed Energy Resources team, will be joining some of the nation’s leading experts on advanced energy storage speaking on a panel at the 11th annual Storage Week. The conference focuses on the benefits utility customers and the power grid can derive from behind-the-meter energy storage systems.

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Post date: Nov 08, 17

California remains the nation’s guiding force with the most progressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals and bold environmental justice policies. In an uncertain federal climate, the state remains poised to expand and accelerate its environmental and social stewardship through a diverse array of programs focused on building innovative, future-oriented smart infrastructure and communities – the Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program.

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Post date: Oct 26, 17

Renewable energy system reduces costs and greenhouse gas emissions

South Bay San Diego County residents supplied with water by the Sweetwater Authority are now benefitting from a cost-effective, new renewable energy system at the Robert A. Perdue Water Treatment Plant.

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Post date: Oct 12, 17

The greening of California’s electric grid gets a lot of attention – we’re committed to 50 percent renewable energy by 2030, with some state legislators pushing to increase that commitment to 100 percent by 2045. This bold leadership on reducing fossil fuel use and climate action planning from the world’s sixth largest economy is encouraging.

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Post date: Jun 08, 17

In 2010, California became the first state to mandate energy storage procurement with targets for each major investor-owned utility with the objective of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, cutting peak electric demand, deferring or substituting for investments in generation or grid assets and improving overall grid reliability.

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Post date: May 15, 17

The Center for Sustainable Energy’s Equinox Project has released the 2017 San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard, which assesses the top economic and environmental indicators to gauge the region’s progress toward sustainability. This year the dashboard is available for the first time in an online, interactive format at SDQualityofLife.org.

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Post date: Jun 14, 16

San Diego real estate agents learned tips for selling homes with solar energy systems during a seminar held at CSE on Monday, June 13. The #1 takeaway – Put as much information as possible about the solar system into the multiple listing service (MLS) remarks section.

Nationwide, home real estate transactions involving properties with rooftop solar electric systems are on the rise and can be complicated for buyers, sellers and agents when dealing with valuation issues.

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Post date: Jun 07, 16

Home real estate transactions in San Diego involving properties with rooftop solar electric systems are on the rise and can be complicated for buyers, sellers and agents when dealing with financing issues.

That’s why CSE is presenting a seminar on solar home sales for real estate professionals focusing on the realities of how solar may affect pricing and time on the market from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 13.

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City of Escondido Invests in Clean Energy Generation with SGIP Incentive

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.

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CSE to Present on Cost- and Energy-savings of Energy Storage

Storage Week 2018 is an international conference for the development and finance of energy storage projects

Jonathan Hart, a technology integration specialist with CSE’s Distributed Energy Resources team, will be joining some of the nation’s leading experts on advanced energy storage speaking on a panel at the 11th annual Storage Week. The conference focuses on the benefits utility customers and the power grid can derive from behind-the-meter energy storage systems.

Chuck Colgan

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