Forums

most recent forum – Forging Ahead: Opportunities for the Next Decade

December 1, 2020 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM

The overlapping health, economic and racial crises have exposed both challenges and opportunities to address the urgent effects of the climate crisis. LGSEC’s  members-only meeting on Tuesday, December 1st heard representatives from the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA) discuss financing opportunities for 2021. LGSEC members and colleagues working across the state reconnected to reflect on their collective wins in 2020 and the last decade of climate work.

Event Speakers

Moderator: Garrett Wong

Climate Program Manager at County of Santa Barbara & LGSEC Board Chair

Steven Moss

LGSEC Regulatory Consultant, M. Cubed

Derek Chernow

Executive Director, California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA)

Miriam Joffe-Block

Program Manager, California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA)

Jenny Berg

2021 LGSEC Board Chair, BayREN

Past Forums

Energy Disruption: How Local Governments Can Respond to the New Normal
January 31, 2020 | 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Leading energy and climate practitioners, state agencies, local jurisdictions, and elected officials joined the Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition (LGSEC), for LGSEC’s quarterly forum on January 31, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM in San Diego. This workshop featured presentations on the role of local governments in supporting energy resilience, and opportunities to meet California’s climate ambitions and mandates. The meeting also featured a regulatory update by LGSEC regulatory consultant and an opportunity for participants to share best practices from the field.

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