Welcome Energy Champs!

Contact List

Monthly Meetings

Useful Links

Outreach Materials

Updates & Opportunities


July/Aug. Meeting: Date to be determined

September 18th Location TBD

November 20th City of Culver City

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10th Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency (SEEC) Forum (6/26-27, Long Beach) Offered at no-cost to California local government staff and officials, and provides valuable opportunities for participants to connect with state leaders, learn about new strategies and best practices, and network with peers from across the state.

Business of Local Energy (6/21, Irvine): Join Community Choice Agency (CCA) experts and leaders from across the state on June 21st for a day-long Symposium about accelerating local energy resource development via CCAs, sharing best practices, and creating more benefits for local communities.

CA Climate Action Planning Conference (8/15-16, SLO): Cal Poly and the Governor’s Office of Planning & Research will host the fourth California Climate Action Planning Conference. The conference addresses the climate crisis by focusing on local and regional action, including—pathways to deep de-carbonization, successful financing and implementation, community vulnerability assessment, state planning guidance, and climate justice.

Climate Ready Program Grant: The Coastal Conservancy’s Climate Ready Program is soliciting proposals for planning and implementation projects that increase resilience to sea level rise. Applications due 7/1

People For Bikes Grant: The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted advocacy initiatives that make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride. Applications due 7/26

Self-Generation Incentive Program: The CPUC's Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) provides incentives to support existing, new, and emerging distributed energy resources. SGIP provides rebates for qualifying distributed energy systems installed on the customer's side of the utility meter. Qualifying technologies include wind turbines, waste heat to power technologies, pressure reduction turbines, internal combustion engines, microturbines, gas turbines, fuel cells, and advanced energy storage systems.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops through SCE & SCG:

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Home Energy Analytics (HEA): Online energy analysis account based on smart meter information. The program provides custom recommendations to residents based on their unique energy profile. Reports are updated monthly to track their progress and savings. If you would like to advertise this program to your community, please see packet provided by HEA: Community Partner Packet. Additionally, here is the Presentation from our last partnership meeting. Program contact - Lisa Schmidt with any questions (650-492-8029 | lisa@hea.com)

Water-Energy Nexus Registry: TCR has been working with water agencies and other stakeholders to design sector-specific methodologies and guidance for the Registry. The protocols include guidance for participants to measure and track the GHGs associated with their annual extraction, consumption, delivery, storage, and/or treatment of water. TCR staff will outline the content of the protocols and invite stakeholder feedback on key issues.

NRDC launches City Energy Project Resource Library NRDC The City Energy Project partnered with 20 cities and counties across the U.S. to create and implement customized, impactful energy efficiency policies and programs. The lessons learned, and best-in-class practices are now distilled into the City Energy Project Resource Library


WestsidePartnership.org is an online resource to provide Partners with updates, opportunities, materials and more, all in one place! As we are in our first stages of providing this service, to ensure we create the best resource for you, we would like to welcome any feedback and recommendations for what you would like to see included on this site.

Feedback can be sent to smeza@energycoalition.org