Thought Leadership

Research and Reports

 
Senate Bill 350 a Major Triumph for Transportation Electrification Blog

Provides clean energy opportunities without 50% petroleum reductions.

  Oct, 2015
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Participation Rates: The First Five Years

The following summarizes participation in the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) over the first five years of the program.

  Oct, 2015
Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Final Report 2013-2014

California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), administered by CSE for the California Air Resources Board, provides rebates for purchasers and lessees of plug-in electric and fuel cell vehicles throughout the state. The CVRP distributed $81,044,756 in fiscal year (FY) 2013–2014 rebate funds to owners and lessees of 40,046 eligible vehicles in California. From project inception through the end of FY 2013–2014 funding, the CVRP has issued 69,802 rebates, totaling $146,050,207 in rebate funds. This report summarizes the funding, implementation and outcomes of CVRP during FY 2013-2014.

  Sep, 2015
AB 2188: Is Your Jurisdiction in Compliance? Webinar

During this webinar, speakers from jurisdictions that adopted expedited solar permitting ordinances will share their experiences and provide insight into a recommended approach to AB 2188 compliance. 

  Sep, 2015
California Legislation Aims for Big Gains in Energy Efficiency Blog

New rules lead the country in statewide benchmarking & transparency.

  Sep, 2015
RG Investment Real Estate Solar Thermal Case Study

RG Investment Real Estate recently installed a new solar water heating system for the 24-unit Jo-Mar Apartments in San Diego's Ocean Beach neighborhood. 

  Sep, 2015
Streamlining Solar Permitting and Inspection Blog

Creating opportunities for solar’s growth in your town.

  Sep, 2015
Solar Thermal for Coin-op and Commercial Laundromats

According to the Coin‐Op Laundry Association, more than 225 coin‐op laundromats are in operation in San Diego County, averaging 33 washers each.

  Sep, 2015
Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation Best Practices

A guide for San Diego Region local governments and contractors on electric vehicle charging station installation and best practices. 

  Sep, 2015
Solar Thermal for Commercial Car Washes

Solar thermal water heating provides an opportunity for the more than 100 full‐serve car washes in San Diego County to garner a greener brand.

  Sep, 2015