LGSEC Quarterly Meetings
Building Electrification Convening and Green Cities California Fall Workshop
Exploring Building Electrification through Renewable Heating and Cooling in California
Date: Tuesday, September 19 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Sierra Club, 2101 Webster Street, #1300, Oakland, CA 94612
The Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition and Green Cities California are combining efforts to present a Building Electrification Convening on Tuesday, September 19 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM in Oakland, CA. This convening will focus on the transition to renewable heating and cooling technologies and how local governments and partners can explore opportunities to advance these initiatives in their communities. This convening will serve as LGSEC’s Quarterly Energy Networking Meeting and is supported by Stop Waste. The convening is open to all LGSEC and GCC members, and cities and counties and other organizations interested in working on this issue.
GCC Fall Workshop for City and County Sustainability Directors in California
Date: Wednesday, September 20 | 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: Stopwaste, 1537 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94612
On Wednesday, September 20th, GCC is hosting its 2017 Fall Workshop from 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, focused on peer learning sessions designed by and for local government sustainability professionals. By attending this meeting, you can share and learn the relevant information you need and build stronger connections with your peers across California. The Fall Workshop is open to city and county sustainability representatives only.
Community Choice Aggregation 101: Implementation
Date: Thursday, August 10 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Alex DiGiorgio, Deputy Director of Community Development at MCE Clean Energy, presented the foundations of Community Choice Aggregation, including what it is, why local governments may be interested in exploring it, how to evaluate the opportunity for your community, and how to lay the groundwork for successful implementation.
Energy Legislation Update
Date: July 13, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Funding Opportunity to Promote Clean Energy Financing
Date: July 6, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
This webinar discussed the various tools and products the State of California is making available to local governments to promote clean energy projects for residents, including up to $23,000 in funding for free co-branded marketing materials and other marketing ideas to promote energy project financing. The webinar also detailed updates to the California Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing (CHEEF) Residential Energy Efficiency Loan (REEL) program.
Solar + Storage Sizing Tool Demonstration
Date: June 26, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Past CCA Forums
2017 Business of Local Energy Symposium
Friday, May 5th, 2017
Hyatt Regency Long Beach
200 South Pine Avenue
Long Beach, California, 90802
The Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition co-organized the 2017 Business of Local Energy Symposium along with the Local Government Commission and the Center for Climate Protection. At nearly 400 attendees, this year’s symposium engaged local government and agency staff, energy experts, and community leaders on how to advance Community Choice Energy throughout the state. View presentations, photos, and other resources from the event here: https://climateprotection.org/our-work/symposium-2017/
Understanding Community Choice Energy:
A Forum for California Local Governments
Monday, May 18, 2015
8:30 AM – 4:45 PM
(Reception: 4:45 PM – 6:00 PM)
Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles
506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071
The Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition (LGSEC) in partnership with LEAN Energy US organized a day-long Community Choice Energy Forum for local government decision-makers, staff members and key stakeholders on May 18th in downtown Los Angeles.
Over the last five years, Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) has become an increasingly popular option among local governments interested in providing greater customer choice, cleaner power and competitive energy pricing. Communities throughout the state have founded or joined existing CCA programs and numerous other communities are in the process of conducting research and feasibility studies.