California Climate Fight More Urgent Than Ever

Beijing smog: Studies have found that auto exhaust is the main source of pollution. In the face of proposed changes in federal efforts to fight climate change, California’s aggressive efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have become more important than ever. Federal officials have said that rolling back climate programs will allow the EPA to focus Read more about California Climate Fight More Urgent Than Ever[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Legislature Passes Prop 39 Implementation Bill

State lawmakers have passed a budget bill that lays out guidelines for distribution of Proposition 39 funds. It is anticipated that Governor Brown will sign the bill. An estimated $464 million will go to to K-12 schools, community colleges, charter schools the first year, and about $550 million for the following four years. The majority of these Read more about Legislature Passes Prop 39 Implementation Bill[…]