Long Beach energy conservation
Phase One of the citywide LED project is complete and replaced approximately 1,750 intersection lights in Long Beach. Phase One was funded by a $659,000 Port of Long Beach Community Mitigation Grant.
Phase Two is anticipated to begin in late summer 2016 and continue for a year.
Energy Upgrade California® announces that 22 California cities will be part of the 2015-2016 challenge entitled the CoolCalifornia City Challenge, a six month long competition among participating cities in the state to incentivize residents to take simple steps to reduce their carbon footprint and better manage energy use.
The Long Beach Unified School District’s 84 schools have earned Energy Star Certification as part of a conservation effort that has saved $29.1 million since 2003.
The certification by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency is based upon an international standard for energy efficiency.
The Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC) and Clifford Beers Housing, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of an innovative permanent supportive housing development for low-income households including homeless individuals living with mental illness.
Southern California Edison’s SmartConnect program has begun installing smart electricity meters in Long Beach. SCE customers will receive new smart meters and be able to take advantage of new programs and services enabled by the meters.
Southern California Edison (SCE), an Edison International company, today installed its one millionth smart meter at the home of a customer in Redondo Beach. SCE started installation of smart meters in Sept. 2009 as part of its Edison SmartConnect program.
Southern California Edison will host an Operation Lamp Exchange event at the Kmart in Long Beach on Saturday and Sunday, July 17 – 18.
SCE residential customers can bring up to 10 inefficient halogen and incandescent light fixtures for new, Energy Star labeled lamps.
Southern California Edison (SCE) is inviting customers to give a few pennies each month to the Energy Assistance Fund (EAF) to help their neighbors in need.
The EAF program grants up to $100 per year to help customers who cannot pay their electric bills.
The City of Long Beach Neighborhood Services Bureau in partnership with El Dorado Park South neighborhood Association and the crew of the USS Dewey will be planting 100 trees in the neighborhood. The funding for the trees is part of a Grant that the City was awarded from the State of California’s Green Trees for the Golden State Grant.
The Community Development Advisory Commission (CDAC) is appointed by the Mayor and Long Beach City Council to provide citizen support and advice on matters related to the plans to use Community Development Block Grant funds that come from Housing and Urban Development grants.