clean energy

June 10, 2019

The Case for a Clean Energy Financing Clearinghouse: Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Tim McRae of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group illustrates how California could leverage private investment and the federal Opportunity Zone program for climate action and social equity.

February 21, 2019

California Rep. Mike Levin on the Green New Deal & Congressional Climate Action

California Rep. Mike Levin discusses the policies that will ground the Green New Deal and his plans for bold and aggressive climate action.

October 8, 2018

Senator Hertzberg Assesses Just Concluded CA Legislative Session

During the very active 2017-2018 California Legislative session, Senator Hertzberg authored bills on clean energy, water management, and integrating blockchain technology into government.

August 24, 2018

Kaiser Permanente’s Richmond Medical Center Solar-Battery Microgrid a CEC-Funded Model

KP leaders discuss the impact of installing the first California microgrid to connect renewable energy to a hospital’s pre-existing backup power system.

February 13, 2018

George Minter on Natural Gas’ Foundational Role in a 100% Clean Energy Economy

At VX2018, George Minter provided an energy outlook that contextualizes the debate around natural gas as a critical part of the renewable energy mix going forward.

September 22, 2017

Technology Disruptions Needed to 'Unlock' Clean Energy Economy 

Varun Sivaram speaks about the need to fund low-carbon energy innovation and what California can learn from abroad.

August 14, 2017

LA County Sup. Kuehl & CSO Gero on Stormwater & Community Energy Initiatives

As the County of Los Angeles moves forward on ramping up its water resiliency and community choice energy programs, TPR checks in with Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Gero.

July 19, 2017

Garcetti & Schwarzenegger Reframe The Climate Conversation

After President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger discuss climate action at the subnational level of government.

September 27, 2016

Grid 2.0: Santa Monica Funded to Plan a Neighborhood-Scale Microgrid

The City of Santa Monica has been awarded $1.5 million by the California Energy Commission to plan and permit a microgrid at their City Yards location, spurring a transformative upgrade to the enclave's energy infrastructure.

August 15, 2016

New Santa Monica Public Works Director Susan Cline Prioritizes Sustainability

Recently named Public Works Director, Susan Cline shares her vision for continuing Santa Monica's leadership on efficient buildings, water conservation, clean energy, and integrating sustainability into all city operations.

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