SoCalGas is happy to announce the support of SCAQMD’s Carl Moyer program and encourages the help of cities, counties and partnerships implementers to support the program which provides competitive grants for the incremental cost of cleaner-than-required engines, vehicles, and equipment.
Along The Old Road in Valencia, Willie Rios and his crew are installing covered conductor (insulated power lines) — work that has been deemed critical by the state of California during the COVID-19 pandemic. As California prepares for the 2020 wildfire season, Rios and his crew are one of many continuing Southern California Edison’s wildfire mitigation efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CivicSpark Project Partner Applications for 2020-21 Still Being Accepted and Able to Support COVID Recovery Projects
Apply today to receive project support to address emerging environmental and community resilience challenges. In response to the scale and urgency of COVID-19, CivicSpark is prepared to focus Fellow support on recovery activities such as: supporting development of responsive programs or connecting community members with resources.
As local governments face unprecedented impacts to their communities and budgets, now more than ever, we must work creatively together to double down on our commitments to sustainability and climate action to build resilience to future disasters and public health crises.
Over the past year and a half, electric vehicles (EV) have been getting plenty of charge in Ventura County. To jumpstart EV efforts, Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA) received a grant award as part of the California Energy Commission’s EV Ready Communities Challenge Phase I – Blueprint Development.
Through the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership (SGVEWP), the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (SGVCOG) has provided free, in-person energy assessments to residents, businesses, and nonprofits since 2015. This year, for the first time, the COG is conducting virtual energy assessments. The Zoom-based assessments have proven to be a safe, effective way to reach residents and increase energy efficiency in the San Gabriel Valley.
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