Long Beach energy conservation

Phase Two of LED Streetlight Retrofit to Replace 24,000 Lights

street-light 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.

Long Beach Competes to Reduce Carbon Footprint in CoolCalifornia Challenge

coolcalifornia 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.

Energy Conservation Efforts Save $29M For LBUSD

lbusd school board seat will be filled 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. 

Grand Opening of The Courtyards; Supportive Housing Solution for Diverse Communities

the-courtyards 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 to Install Smart Meters in Long Beach Area

edison install smart meters 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 installs 1 million smart meters

sce-smartmeter 1 million installed 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. 

Operation Lamp Exchange: Free energy-efficient lights this weekend

edison free operation lamp exchange 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 Invites Customers to “Round Up” Bill Payments

helping paying electric bills 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.

Volunteers to plant 100 trees in El Dorado Park South

tree-planting 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.

What is the Community Development Block Grant and it’s Advisory Commission

community-development-grants 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.

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