Supporting California Local Governments
SEEC provides no-cost resources to support the energy and climate initiatives of California Local Governments
Latest News and Updates
World Energy Intensity Decreases, Says EIA: Energy policies—such as building efficiency—among nations plays a major factor
The world is steadily burning less energy: nearly 33 percent less in the last 15 years, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. But those figures unfortunately don’t account for how much power is going to be needed to turn the lights on for the 1.2 billion people still without electricity.
As covered by Greentech Media: Last week, the U.S. government pledged to push the electric-vehicle industry toward charging a car in less than 10 minutes. Now, that sounds like a long time.
See the below overview of this new report from Resources for the Future (RFF) – or access the report on the RFF website. Summary Behavioral economics points to consumer error to justify energy efficiency policies, making policy evaluation difficult and potentially validating large-scale market preemption. Providing information can help ensure consumers make decisions reflecting their […]
The White House will unlock up to $4.5 billion in loan guarantees to support electric vehicle (EV) charging. The money comes along with abevy of other initiatives, including an EV hackathon and technical assistance to help broaden EV charging across the U.S. Learn more from Greentech Media, here. For more on electric vehicles, click here.
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.