Walk and Roll to School Day | Oct. 7, 2015

October 7 is International Walk and Roll to School Day. Join millions of kids across the globe who are choosing to forgo their carbon-powered ride for a cleaner, healthier commute. If you’re in Sonoma County, you can register here to participate. Keep in mind that the entire month of October is International Walk to School Month, so […]

National “Drive Electric” Event | Sept. 13, 2015 | Santa Rosa

Did you know that transportation accounts for 65% of greenhouse gas emissions in Sonoma County? Electric vehicles (EV) are the fastest, easiest way to reduce that large carbon footprint. EVs also happen to be fun to drive, less expensive, they promote local jobs, and they reduce our dependence on foreign oil. If you’re considering going electric, or slightly curious, […]

California Climate Change Symposium: August 24-25, 2015

California Climate Change Symposium 2015 is the premier forum for the sharing of cutting-edge research addressing the impacts of climate change on the state. This research informs the state’s strategies and policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to develop programs to safeguard California from a changing climate. California Climate Change Symposium 2015 is convened […]

Intersolar North America: July 13-16

Intersolar is the world’s leading exhibition series for the solar industry and its partners. It unites people and companies from around the world with the aim of increasing the share of solar power in our energy supply. The exhibition and conference brings together businesses, technologies and people from the most important markets around the globe. In […]

Symposium Coordinator – Request for Proposals

The Center for Climate Protection (CCP) seeks a consultant who will serve as a full service coordinator for its second annual symposium (http://climateprotection.org/local-energy-symposium/). The symposium will be located in the San Jose area scheduled sometime in the first half of November, 2015, and is expected to attract approximately 350 people. This is an opportunity to […]

Job Announcement: Director of Marketing and Communications

The Center for Climate Protection seeks a Director of Marketing and Communications to develop and implement the strategic marketing plan that aligns with the organization’s five year strategic plan, and achieves the branding, public awareness, and development goals for the Center for Climate Protection (CCP). Under the direction of the Executive Director and in coordination […]

Cleantech Open Global Forum Nov 12-13,2014

Cleantech Open Global Forum Nov 12-13,2014 An event like no other, the 2014 Cleantech Open Global Forum promises to be bigger and better than ever! Set in the heart of San Francisco at the stunning 1930’s Art Deco Treasure Island Building, it brings together the best-of-the-best cleantech entrepreneurs and alumni companies from the U.S. and around the […]

Jigar Shah and others discuss political, financial, and technological obstacles on the path to net zero

Jigar Shah is a keynote at The Business of Local Energy Symposium.  Register Now! In his book Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy Jigar Shah grapples with the essential question of scaling already available green technology to its needed level quickly. While efficient and relatively inexpensive green technology that cuts carbon emissions is available, […]

Can local, clean energy be an economic development strategy?

In Sonoma County they are making the case, and soon will host a symposium that will bring some of the best minds in the country together to figure out how to make the value proposition even better, more jobs, more locally developed clean energy, all at a competitive price. According to Geof Syphers CEO of […]

Community Choice Energy May Revolutionize Our Energy Grid

Jeff Byron and Jigar Shah Hear Jeff and Jigar speak at The Business of Local Energy Symposium on Oct 23rd> Converting to solar energy has gotten much easier with the advent of “no money down” financing solutions. However, for every customer that meets the credit score and has a good south facing/flat roof, there are […]