CURRENTS is the Local Government Commission’s free quarterly newsletter providing local elected officials and staff with current information on energy issues affecting California local governments.

Introducing the ZNE Hub for Local Governments

LGC through the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative introduces the ZNE Hub: Zero Net Energy Resources for California Local Governments.

Collective Impact in the Gateway Cities

Gateway Cities are working hard to adapt to changing economic trends and emerging business opportunities.

Emergent Trends for Local Governments in 2017

#Through our work with California local governments, we identified two emergent trends that local governments are prioritizing and grappling with.

An EPIC Approach to Deploying Advanced Energy Communities

This year, the CEC awarded 13 projects through The EPIC Challenge: Accelerating the Deployment of Advanced Energy Communities solicitation.

Spotlight on Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance

Since 2003, Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance has worked to assist its members in seeking incentives to promote energy efficiency projects.

On-the-Ground Local Capacity Building Projects

With 48 climate fellows, and a newly added group of 20 fellows addressing water management issues, CivicSpark can be utilized in a number of different capacities to support local programs.