The Take Charge Coordinating Council is meeting monthly to support increased adoption and usage of PEVs and associated technologies to improve the health, environment, and economy of the six-county region. If you’re interesting in joining the council or volunteering on a subcommittee, contact Suzanne Mayes.
Thank you to all who joined us for the Clean Tech Bank and Financing Summit! The event featured a welcome by Congresswoman Matsui regarding the green economy; panels on financing clean tech projects and building retrofits; and closing remarks by Congressman Lungren featuring an appeal for support of HR 2599, a bipartisan bill to provide a legislative fix for the stymied residential PACE programs nationwide. View the summit overview»
A recent article by GOVERNING magazine highlights the details of Sacramento’s new property assessed clean energy (PACE) program, which will allow Sacramento businesses to complete $100 million worth of energy retrofits on commercial buildings without incurring any upfront costs. The reduction in energy costs–typically about one-third–would more than cover the temporary property-tax increase. Read more»