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Resources

Resources

We are here to help public agencies to lead their communities towards a safe, secure, resilient, affordable, and sustainable clean energy future.  Here are a few resources to help get you started.

Guidebooks

Featured Resource:
SoCalREN Guidebooks

Looking for more comprehensive support? Complete our registration form to learn more about SoCalREN's services and to receive the project guidebooks we use to help enrolled agencies complete energy projects.

Resources and updates from the SoCalREN Public Agency Programs, including project success stories, upcoming events, service highlights, and more.

Subscribe to our mailing list for the latest newsletters and resources!

2020

July:

How the City of Stanton saved over 235,000 kWh in one year | July Newsletter

June:

Funding and Incentive Opportunities I Energy Champion Perspectives | June 2020 Newsletter

May:

Double Spotlight: Check out how Alhambra USD and Las Virgines MWD saved energy | May 2020 Newsletter

April:

4 Remote Services Your Agency Can Take Advantage of Today! | April 2020 Newsletter

March:

4 Reasons to Take Advantage of the New SoCalREN Network Toolkit | March 2020 Newsletter

February:

SoCalREN's (not so) secret menu of services for Public Agencies | February 2020 Newsletter

January:

70M+ kWh Savings Achieved by Public Agencies through 2019 | January 2020 Newsletter

2019

December:

CPUC ALJ Rules Valuable RENs to Continue | December 2019 Newsletter

November:

Energy Efficiency Project Spotlight: City of Simi Valley | November 2019 Newsletter

October:

Energy Efficiency Project Spotlight: City of Fullerton | October 2019 Newsletter

September:

Top 5 Agency Takeaways on Energy Projects | September 2019 Newsletter

August:

Spotlight on the City of Maywood | August 2019 Newsletter

July:

Stranded Savings? SoCalREN Has You Covered! | July 2019 Newsletter

June:

Spotlight on Inland Empire Utilities Agency | June 2019 Newsletter

May:

Spotlight on City of Santa Ana | May 2019 Newsletter

April:

Spotlight on United Water Conservation District | April 2019 Newsletter

March:

The Metered Energy Savings Pathway | March 2019 Newsletter

February:

Spotlight on Orange County Retrocommissioning | February 2019 Newsletter

January:

Were you one of SoCalREN’s leading agencies in 2018? | January 2019 Newsletter

2018

December:

The SoCalREN Public Agency Programs Looks Ahead | Resource Round-Up | 2019 Project Opportunities

November:

Spotlight on Las Virgenes Municipal Water District | New Enrollments | Upcoming 11/7 No-Cost Workshop

October:

Spotlight on Palmdale | 11/7 Workshop | Celebrating Beacon Award Winners | Energy Efficiency Month

September:

SoCalREN Energy Saving Milestones | Webinar on Funding/Implementing School Retrofits | Happenings & Upcoming Events

August:

Spotlight on Goleta Sanitary District | Schools Webinar 8/7 | Annual Satisfaction Survey

July and earlier:

Archive of all SoCalREN email campaigns

Helpful downloadable fact sheets about all SoCalREN Public Agency Programs services.

Resilient Community

Public Agency Programs Fact Sheet

SoCalREN Public Agency Programs offer a full suite of services through our many programs: Project Delivery Program, Metered Savings Program, Revolving Loan Fund, and Pathway to Zero.

Helpful

Project Delivery Program Overview Fact Sheet

SoCalREN's Project Delivery Program can support your agency's energy efficiency project from Enrollment to Construction.

SCE Smart Meter

Metered Savings Fact Sheet

Your agency can unlock energy efficiency project services using a normalized metered energy consumption (NMEC) approach.

Revolving Savings Fund Fact Sheet

Revolving Savings Fund Fact Sheet

Need upfront funding for your project? Take advantage of our Revolving Savings Fund Program, which offers bridge financing at 0% interest.

Solar Panels community

Pathway to Zero Program Fact Sheet

Pathway to Zero can help your agency identify distributed energy resource (DER) opportunities at your facilities. This program was created to maximize opportunities for disadvantaged communities (DAC).

Data Reports

Portfolio Energy Analysis Fact Sheet

Agencies can request customized energy data reports to provide helpful insights on agency-wide energy consumption.

More than 150 agencies throughout Southern California are reaping the benefits of participation in SoCalREN Public Agency Programs. Read about the success several enrolled agencies have enjoyed in the downloadable case studies below.

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City of Claremont

When Claremont established energy reduction targets in their City Sustainability Plan, SoCalREN provided them the tools and experience they needed to get the job done.

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City of Culver City

As one of SoCalREN’s first enrolled agencies, Culver City has shown consistent leadership and commitment to energy efficiency through a variety of lighting and mechanical projects.

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City of Santa Monica

Santa Monica has long championed innovative sustainable leadership, adopting aggressive goals for reducing energy and water resource consumption and increasing efficiency, as well as increasing citywide use of renewable energy and alternative fuels. Since the City’s enrollment in the SoCalREN in 2013, the Program has worked with the City to support their aggressive energy reduction goals through multiple energy efficiency projects.

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City of Long Beach

The City’s partnership with SoCalREN has helped them move toward energy efficient solutions that are resilient and ultimately better for the health of its economy and residents.

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City of Palmdale

Energy efficiency projects completed in partnership with SoCalREN have benefited the city through annual energy cost savings, improved outdoor environment and health, and increased safety.

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City of Santa Barbara

Since enrolling in 2014, the City has gained expertise and sophistication in energy efficiency, increasing the number and complexity of projects over time.

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Conejo Valley Unified School District

Since enrolling in 2013, CVUSD has worked alongside SoCalREN to identify and implement several energy efficiency projects.

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Cucamonga Valley Water District

Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) has achieved significant energy savings through several projects since enrolling in 2014.

City Hall of Culver City

Culver City Energy Management Systems

Installing an energy management system (EMS) saved the city both time and money at five of its key facilities.

Subscribe to our mailing list for the latest newsletters and resources!

Subscribe to our mailing list for the latest newsletters and resources!

External Resources

General Energy Information and Resources

Government Energy and Environment-Related Commissions, Departments, and Agencies

Local Government Resources

Past Newsletters

Resources and updates from the SoCalREN Public Agency Programs, including project success stories, upcoming events, service highlights, and more.

Subscribe to our mailing list for the latest newsletters and resources!

2020

July:

How the City of Stanton saved over 235,000 kWh in one year | July Newsletter

June:

Funding and Incentive Opportunities I Energy Champion Perspectives | June 2020 Newsletter

May:

Double Spotlight: Check out how Alhambra USD and Las Virgines MWD saved energy | May 2020 Newsletter

April:

4 Remote Services Your Agency Can Take Advantage of Today! | April 2020 Newsletter

March:

4 Reasons to Take Advantage of the New SoCalREN Network Toolkit | March 2020 Newsletter

February:

SoCalREN's (not so) secret menu of services for Public Agencies | February 2020 Newsletter

January:

70M+ kWh Savings Achieved by Public Agencies through 2019 | January 2020 Newsletter

2019

December:

CPUC ALJ Rules Valuable RENs to Continue | December 2019 Newsletter

November:

Energy Efficiency Project Spotlight: City of Simi Valley | November 2019 Newsletter

October:

Energy Efficiency Project Spotlight: City of Fullerton | October 2019 Newsletter

September:

Top 5 Agency Takeaways on Energy Projects | September 2019 Newsletter

August:

Spotlight on the City of Maywood | August 2019 Newsletter

July:

Stranded Savings? SoCalREN Has You Covered! | July 2019 Newsletter

June:

Spotlight on Inland Empire Utilities Agency | June 2019 Newsletter

May:

Spotlight on City of Santa Ana | May 2019 Newsletter

April:

Spotlight on United Water Conservation District | April 2019 Newsletter

March:

The Metered Energy Savings Pathway | March 2019 Newsletter

February:

Spotlight on Orange County Retrocommissioning | February 2019 Newsletter

January:

Were you one of SoCalREN’s leading agencies in 2018? | January 2019 Newsletter

2018

December:

The SoCalREN Public Agency Programs Looks Ahead | Resource Round-Up | 2019 Project Opportunities

November:

Spotlight on Las Virgenes Municipal Water District | New Enrollments | Upcoming 11/7 No-Cost Workshop

October:

Spotlight on Palmdale | 11/7 Workshop | Celebrating Beacon Award Winners | Energy Efficiency Month

September:

SoCalREN Energy Saving Milestones | Webinar on Funding/Implementing School Retrofits | Happenings & Upcoming Events

August:

Spotlight on Goleta Sanitary District | Schools Webinar 8/7 | Annual Satisfaction Survey

July and earlier:

Archive of all SoCalREN email campaigns

Fact Sheets

Helpful downloadable fact sheets about all SoCalREN Public Agency Programs services.

Resilient Community

Public Agency Programs Fact Sheet

SoCalREN Public Agency Programs offer a full suite of services through our many programs: Project Delivery Program, Metered Savings Program, Revolving Loan Fund, and Pathway to Zero.

Helpful

Project Delivery Program Overview Fact Sheet

SoCalREN's Project Delivery Program can support your agency's energy efficiency project from Enrollment to Construction.

SCE Smart Meter

Metered Savings Fact Sheet

Your agency can unlock energy efficiency project services using a normalized metered energy consumption (NMEC) approach.

Revolving Savings Fund Fact Sheet

Revolving Savings Fund Fact Sheet

Need upfront funding for your project? Take advantage of our Revolving Savings Fund Program, which offers bridge financing at 0% interest.

Solar Panels community

Pathway to Zero Program Fact Sheet

Pathway to Zero can help your agency identify distributed energy resource (DER) opportunities at your facilities. This program was created to maximize opportunities for disadvantaged communities (DAC).

Data Reports

Portfolio Energy Analysis Fact Sheet

Agencies can request customized energy data reports to provide helpful insights on agency-wide energy consumption.

Case Studies

More than 150 agencies throughout Southern California are reaping the benefits of participation in SoCalREN Public Agency Programs. Read about the success several enrolled agencies have enjoyed in the downloadable case studies below.

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City of Claremont

When Claremont established energy reduction targets in their City Sustainability Plan, SoCalREN provided them the tools and experience they needed to get the job done.

PDF thumbnail

City of Culver City

As one of SoCalREN’s first enrolled agencies, Culver City has shown consistent leadership and commitment to energy efficiency through a variety of lighting and mechanical projects.

PDF thumbnail

City of Santa Monica

Santa Monica has long championed innovative sustainable leadership, adopting aggressive goals for reducing energy and water resource consumption and increasing efficiency, as well as increasing citywide use of renewable energy and alternative fuels. Since the City’s enrollment in the SoCalREN in 2013, the Program has worked with the City to support their aggressive energy reduction goals through multiple energy efficiency projects.

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City of Long Beach

The City’s partnership with SoCalREN has helped them move toward energy efficient solutions that are resilient and ultimately better for the health of its economy and residents.

PDF thumbnail

City of Palmdale

Energy efficiency projects completed in partnership with SoCalREN have benefited the city through annual energy cost savings, improved outdoor environment and health, and increased safety.

PDF thumbnail

City of Santa Barbara

Since enrolling in 2014, the City has gained expertise and sophistication in energy efficiency, increasing the number and complexity of projects over time.

PDF thumbnail

Conejo Valley Unified School District

Since enrolling in 2013, CVUSD has worked alongside SoCalREN to identify and implement several energy efficiency projects.

PDF thumbnail

Cucamonga Valley Water District

Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) has achieved significant energy savings through several projects since enrolling in 2014.

City Hall of Culver City

Culver City Energy Management Systems

Installing an energy management system (EMS) saved the city both time and money at five of its key facilities.

Regulatory Information

Subscribe to our mailing list for the latest newsletters and resources!

External Resources

Subscribe to our mailing list for the latest newsletters and resources!

External Resources

General Energy Information and Resources

Government Energy and Environment-Related Commissions, Departments, and Agencies

Local Government Resources

 

Interested in learning more? Complete the registration form to receive our Network toolkit, which includes tips to get started on energy efficiency projects, marketing tools to share your commitment to energy efficiency, and a library of webinars and presentations.