Accessing Prop 39 Funds: What Schools Can Do Now

While the guidelines for project approval by the California Energy Commission (CEC) have not been released, the best practices that are expected to be reflected in Prop 39 proposals are well established.┬áIn a recent interview with Green Technology magazine, Jim Kelsey of kW Engineering discusses steps that schools can take now to develop energy plans Read more about Accessing Prop 39 Funds: What Schools Can Do Now[…]

Tom Steyer to Keynote 2013 Schools Summit

Green Technology is excited to announce that Tom Steyer will be the keynote speaker for the November 6 opening session of the 2013 Green California Schools Summit. In 2012, Steyer served as chairman for Yes on Proposition 39, setting the stage for an unprecedented influx of funds for energy efficiency projects at public schools in Read more about Tom Steyer to Keynote 2013 Schools Summit[…]

Smaller LEAs Can Claim Two Years of Prop 39 Funding for First EE Projects: Aug 1 Deadline

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has announced that Local Education Agencies (LEAs) with average daily attendance of 1,000 or less can submit an application for two years of funding for their first Prop 39-supported efficiency projects. The deadline for the application is August 1. The intention is to make it possible for smaller LEAs to Read more about Smaller LEAs Can Claim Two Years of Prop 39 Funding for First EE Projects: Aug 1 Deadline[…]

Draft Guidelines Published for Prop 39 Projects

California’s Department of Education, Energy Commission and Public Utilities Commission have collaborated on draft guidelines for schools hoping to access Prop 39 funds for energy projects. The document, which is subject to public comment, underscores that energy efficiency projects are the first priority for Prop 39 support, with on-site generation an option only after facilities Read more about Draft Guidelines Published for Prop 39 Projects[…]