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Energy Commission Research Funding is Spurring Innovations in Agriculture

A couple of California Energy Commission-funded research projects could help California’s more than 76,000 farms and ranches reduce energy consumption and become advanced energy communities of the future. In June 2012, Ventura-based Biodico, Inc. received a $1.8 million grant through the Energy Commission’s Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program to …

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Long-time Energy Efficiency Visionary Dies

Physicist, internationally renowned energy expert and former California Energy Commissioner Arthur H. Rosenfeld died today at age 90. Rosenfeld was a driving force in shaping California’s nation-leading energy efficiency policies. He pioneered and championed the energy efficiency standards that have made California an international leader in energy conservation and sustainability. …

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Energy Commission Adopts First-in-the-Nation Energy Efficiency Standards for Computers and Monitors

The California Energy Commission adopted energy efficiency standards for computers and monitors with support from industry, environmentalists, consumer groups and utilities. These are the first mandatory standards in the nation that could save consumers an estimated $373 million annually. For more information please see the frequently asked questions on the …

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Energy Commission Adopts Study to Increase Renewable Energy Use in Low-Income Neighborhoods

The California Energy Commission adopted a study today aimed at helping people and businesses in low-income areas invest in, adopt or take advantage of clean energy technologies. The study stems from a directive in the landmark climate legislation Senate Bill 350. The legislation established new energy efficiency and renewable electricity …

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Energy Commission Workshop on Draft Study Looks at Barriers That Low-Income and Disadvantaged Communities Face

The California Energy Commission will hold a workshop to discuss a draft study that looks at the barriers that low-income and disadvantaged communities face when considering adopting renewable energy and energy efficiency measures. The workshop, which begins at 1:30 p.m. on September 13, at the Energy Commission headquarters in Sacramento, …

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Comisionado McAllister Discute Barreras a Eficiencia Energética en Comunidades de Bajos Ingresos

Comisionado de Energía de California Andrew McAllister apareció en Univisión en Sacramento para discutir eficiencia energética obstáculos para comunidades de bajos ingresos. Su entrevista de 16 de Agosto en la programa “Despierta Sacramento!” por Univisión se enfocó en las esfuerzas de California en energía límpia y eficiencia energética. McAllister tocó …

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