CURRENTS

Spring 2017 Newsletter

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.

On the Path to an Advanced Energy Community

Santa Monica has received funding for their Advanced Energy Communities project, focused on turning the “City Yards,” into a microgrid.

The Signs Are Clear: Data Is The New Tool For The Energy Efficiency Field

Access to granular data can help California achieve its energy reduction goals and save consumers and business time, energy, and money.

Moving Forward with Electric Vehicles

By 2016 nearly 230,000 Zero Emission Vehicles including fully electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell electric vehicles were registered in California.

Climate Investments Payoff for the San Joaquin Valley

Climate investments benefit the San Joaquin Valley rather than being a detriment to the Valley economy. We review a report released by Next 10.