Thought Leadership



Project to Award up to $15.5M for Electric Vehicle Chargers in Sacramento County

A rebate project to increase access to electric vehicle (EV) chargers throughout Sacramento County launched April 4, 2019, with up to $15.5 million in funds available for qualifying local businesses and nonprofit organizations.

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

Preparing for Fire-related Grid Shutdowns With Resilient CHP Energy Technologies

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

CSE Wins BBB 2018 Environmental Stewardship Award


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.

CSE Joins Alliance to Reduce Energy Use in Transportation

CSE is among a group of 13 national and regional organizations teaming up with the Alliance to Save Energy’s 50x50 Commission on U.S. Transportation Sector Efficiency to help reduce energy use in transportation 50 percent by 2050.