Supporting California Local Governments

SEEC provides no-cost resources to support the energy and climate initiatives of California Local Governments

Latest News and Updates

United States Mid-Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization

In November 2016, the United States presented this mid-century strategy (MCS) under the Obama Administration, which envisions economy-wide net GHG emissions reductions of 80 percent or more below 2005 levels by 2050. The U.S. MCS charts a path that is achievable, consistent with the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, and an acceleration of existing […]

Weatherization Guide for Local Governments

Weatherization can reduce a building’s energy consumption by up to 35 percent. SEEC developed a Weatherization Guide for Local Governments (PDF) to highlight the benefits of weatherization to achieve a variety of local goals, and to share local government best practices to develop partnerships and programs, demonstrate leadership, and invest in workforce development.

“State of Local Climate Action: California 2016” Documents Local Government Leadership on Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

State of Local Climate Action: California 2016 provides a unique portrait of local government climate leadership in California.  Released on October 6th at the League of California Cities Annual Meeting, the report was developed by ICLEI in cooperation with partners through the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative (SEEC). The report presents a comprehensive picture of measurable […]

2015 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard (ACEEE)

Published by the American Council for an Energy-Efficiency Economy (ACEEE), the 2015 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard compiles information on policies and local actions to advance energy efficiency, comparing cities across five policy areas. This second edition of the City Scorecard ranks the cities included in the first edition and adds a new group of large […]

Calendar

The SEEC Calendar includes relevant online and in-person events and trainings for local government staff working in the climate change and energy space.
Most events are specifically related to energy efficiency and take place in California.