Research & Analysis

 
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CSE Shapes Conversation Around EV Incentives at Annual TRB Meeting

At the Transportation Research Board (TRB) annual meeting in January, Brett Williams, CSE’s senior principal transportation advisor, spoke about electric vehicle (EV) incentive programs, their impacts, and the consumers they are influencing.

Equinox Project
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Equinox Project and Quality of Life Dashboard Moves to Nonprofit Institute at University of San Diego

The Equinox Project, a locally recognized nonpartisan civic initiative that informs and engages the public and decision-makers in creating better solutions to regional economic and environmental challenges, is moving from CSE to The Nonprofit Institute at the University of San Diego (USD). View Presentation

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Could Wood-based Biofuel Production Ameliorate California’s Growing Wildfire Hazard?

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

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New Documentation Released to Help Inform Assessment of California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), administered by CSE on behalf of the California Air Resources Board, provides consumer rebates for the purchase or lease of new electric cars and motorcycles.

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CSE Senior Principal Advisor Presents Latest Research on Increasing Cost-Effectiveness in EV Consumer Rebate Programs

Last month, CSE Senior Principal Transportation Advisor Brett Williams presented at the 31st International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS 31) in Kobe, Japan. The World Electric Vehicle Association and the Electric Drive Transportation Association co-host the annual conference for world leaders in the electric vehicle (EV) industry.

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Equinox Project Assesses Traffic in San Diego County

A major concern for San Diegans is traffic. No one likes to sit in their car stalled on the freeway. It takes away from being with friends and family, causes unneeded stress and can even affect our health. After all, didn’t many of us move to San Diego so that we didn’t have to drive in L.A. or Orange counties?

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Equinox Project Assesses Waste Disposal in San Diego County

The average San Diegan disposes of 5.5 pounds of trash per day, which does not include what goes into the recycle or green waste bin. How does that compare to other regions? San Diego continues to dispose of more waste per capita than the state average at 4.9 pounds of trash per person per day and more than other major urban California counties, including Los Angeles.

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Helping Energy Efficiency Programs Serve Latino Homeowners

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.