Entries by Stacey Meinzen

Community Choice Providing a Sustainable Energy Future

In 2015 United Nations adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These goals were created and implemented for countries to make mass impact on the global scale by 2030. The goals range from sustainable communities to peace and justice. One particular goal that California has narrowed its focus on is “Affordable and Clean Energy.” Though the […]

DER Planning

2. Silicon Valley Clean Energy: Decarbonization Strategy SVCE took a systematic approach to defining a strategy to pursue deep decarbonization. Their decarbonization roadmap presents ten specific strategies to meet the goal of cutting carbon emissions in half by 2030 and also achieve deep decarbonization. a. Overarching Strategy: Procure and maintain a sustainable, affordable, and carbon-free […]

California Public Utilities Commission Seeks Student Intern

The California Public Utilities Commission has announced a student internship position that focuses on renewable energy efforts in the San Joaquin Valley. Assembly Bill (AB) 2672 requires the Commission to explore the economic feasibility of various options to bring affordable energy options to residents of disadvantaged communities in the San Joaquin Valley, many of whom […]

West Hollywood Opts in for 100% Renewable Energy

On February 20th, the West Hollywood City Council voted to opt in to Clean Power Alliance’s 100% clean energy option. Clean Power Alliance (CPA), formally Los Angeles Community Choice Energy (LACCE), is the largest Community Choice Energy program in the state. Joining a community choice program has been a goal for the city since 2015 […]

CALSTART to host San Joaquin Valley Clean Transportation Summit

CALSTART, the Richmond based clean transportation organization, and the Fresno State Transportation Institute will host a two day summit revolving around emerging green transportation technologies. Taking place March 14th and 15th in Fresno, the summit will be free to attend and will include workshops on topics such as electrification of air travel, self driving vehicles, […]