Supporting California Local Governments

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

Latest News and Updates

Energy Data Access Committee Meeting 6/21: Recap, Highlights

Thanks to all local governments that participated in the Energy Data Access Committee (EDAC) survey, which sought to help the EDAC understand how the current rules governing utility data access align with the data needs of localgovernments’ in their efforts to complete Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventories – and ultimately Climate Action Plans (CAPs). Results of the survey […]

Green Button Private Sector Review, Energy Storage Investments of 1.3 GW Announced by White House

Last week, the Obama Administration announced a sweeping initiative aimed at growing energy storage, demand management and renewable energy resources, while investigating the best way to integrate those into an increasingly flexible power grid – including a series of executive actions and 33 state and private sector commitments expected to result in at least 1.3 GW of additional […]

Environmental Leader Project & Product of the Year Award Winners Announced

This week, Environmental Leader announced the winners of the fourth annualEnvironmental Leader Product & Project Awards, a program that recognizes excellence in the fields of environmental, sustainability and energy management. Products range from solar panels to chiller modules; programs range from Hilton’sLightStay program to Bloomberg LP’s Water Risk Valuation Tool. Review the full list of […]

CEC Workshop 7/8: New Solar Homes Partnership

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to discuss potential changes to the New Solar Homes Partnership (NSHP) program. While this is a staff workshop , Commissioners of the Energy Commission are interested in facilitating this form of public and stakeholder participation , and may attend the meeting. Friday, July 8, 2016 9:00 a.m. […]


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.