Posts by Kale Roberts

ACEEE Local Policy Benchmarking Toolkit [2017]

In addition to making multifamily building energy data more transparent, cities are adopting benchmarking policies and programs to meet goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. To reach these goals, cities…

Creating a Carbon Fund Webinar Resources [2017]

Webinar recording [YouTube] Webinar presentation [PDF] Hosted June 21, 2017 Municipalities and other organizations often have difficulty funding climate action efforts to meet goals and comply with regulation. A consistent and…

2017 ACEEE Energy Efficiency Scorecard

ACEEE Released their 2017 Energy Efficiency Scorecard this month. They ranked 51 large US cities for their energy efficiency efforts across 5 policy areas: local government operations, community-wide initiatives, buildings,…

2017 California General Plan Guidelines

The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) has been engaged in a thorough update of the General Plan Guidelines (GPG). OPR is statutorily required by Government Code Section 65040.2…

2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards are updated on an approximately three-year cycle. The 2019 Standards will continue to improve upon the 2016 Standards for new construction of, and additions and…

CoolCalifornia Climate Action Resource Guide

This page contains tools and resources necessary for conducting a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory and developing a climate action related plan. Climate action planning is an iterative process that generally…

California Solar Statistics

California Solar Statistics (CSS) is the official public reporting site of the California Solar Initiative (CSI), presented jointly by the CSI Program Administrators and the California Public Utilities Commission. Here you will find…

2017 Annual Report: CA Cap-and-Trade Auction Proceeds

To date, nearly $3.4 billion has been appropriated by the Legislature to State agencies implementing GHG emission reduction programs and projects. The State’s portion of the Cap-and-Trade auction proceeds are deposited…
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