Thought Leadership



CSE Board of Directors Appoints Lawrence Goldenhersh as President

New Leadership at the Center for Sustainable Energy

The CSE Board of Directors has announced the permanent appointment of Lawrence (Larry) E. Goldenhersh as the organization’s president. CSE also announced that Mary McGroarty, a partner at the accounting firm Lindsay & Brownell and current vice-chair of the CSE board of directors, will assume the role of board chair.

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.

Steps to Building Benchmarking – Track Energy Use and Save Money

By Rebecca Sappenfield Baptiste

Whether you own your own building or are a commercial tenant, you pay for your business’s energy consumption. But do you truly understand how much energy your business space is using over time and how you might use that information to become aware of potential savings opportunities?


CSE Moving Headquarters to San Diego’s Midway District

To accommodate our expansion, on Sept. 24, 2018, CSE moved to new headquarters located at 3980 Sherman Street. Our new 30,000-square-foot home was originally constructed in 1983 and has been retrofitted to showcase the application of energy efficiency technologies and sustainable materials in existing buildings.


Partnership Chosen to Ensure Equitable Solar Access for California Multifamily Affordable Housing

New $1B program benefits low-income renters and affordable housing providers