2022 East Bay Green Home Tour

2022 East Bay Green Home Tour
A free virtual tour of 12 East Bay homes, plus extra talks with experts. This 2-day event happens Sat & Sun, May 14 & 15, 10AM – 1PM How are East Bay residents adapting their homes to combat climate change, improve air quality, generate clean energy, and move towards a safer, greener future? The virtual… Read more »

Last Chance to Speak Up to Protect Rooftop Solar for all Californians

Last Chance to Speak Up to Protect Rooftop Solar for all Californians
Right now, thanks to the hard work of many activists, including our friends at 350 Bay Area, the CPUC is poised to enact a decision on net metering that would maintain the policies on rooftop solar that have made California a clean energy leader over the past few years. But now our major utilities are… Read more »

Tell Public Utility Commission: We Need Equitable Electricity Rates that Encourage Conservation

Tell Public Utility Commission: We Need Equitable Electricity Rates that Encourage Conservation
On Thursday, the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) has a vote on Item 43, which could change residential electricity rates. They need to hear from us: don’t take us backwards! Item 43 will raise rates on 90% of customers, give a big break to the biggest energy hogs, and slow solar adoption. We need rates… Read more »

Two Wins in Sacramento for Local, Clean Energy, and California’s Bag Ban!

Two Wins in Sacramento for Local, Clean Energy, and California's Bag Ban!
Two state bills that we’ve been tracking had great victories last week! AB 2145, a bill that would have destroyed Community Choice Energy programs, died without a vote at the close of the legislative session. California also will be the first state in the country to have a statewide plastic bag ban thanks to SB… Read more »

Take Action Today to Save Community Choice Energy!

Take Action Today to Save Community Choice Energy!
Thursday, May 22nd is Save Community Choice Energy Call-Your-Rep Day! This is a day of action to defeat a proposed state law, AB 2145, which we’ve been following this spring. The bill is losing steam, but we need you to flex your citizen muscles to stop it once and for all today! AB 2145 would… Read more »