Webinar Series: Summer 2020
In preparation for the 2020 wildfire season and associated power shutoffs, organizations across California are exploring opportunities to advance equitable energy resilience solutions amidst the COVID-19 crisis. In order to provide practical information regarding both the immediate need to keep critical facilities powered, as well as long-term opportunities to simultaneously advance local resilience, community health, and climate goals, The Climate Center is hosting a free webinar series. The series will start with sector-specific presentations in June and culminate in a policy summit in August.
Resilient Schools – Safe Communities
Wednesday, July 8th, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
In collaboration with the California Solar and Storage Association
In this webinar we will discuss solar plus battery storage applications and microgrids for school and community needs. Learn more >>
To register click here.
Community Energy Resilience Policy Summit
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This Policy Summit will highlight the latest legislative and regulatory developments related to transitioning to a new California energy infrastructure that is clean, affordable, resilient, equitable, and safe. Learn more >>
To register click here.
Thursday, July 9 at 11am – 12pm
Please join us for this webinar, co-hosted by Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) and The Climate Center, about local weatherization and energy efficiency efforts and Community Choice Energy, the not-for-profit local electricity service option for over 11 million Californians. Fresno is in the process of evaluating this program for its residents and businesses.
Tuesday, July 14 at 11am – 12pm
Please join us for this webinar, co-hosted by Rise Stockton and The Climate Center, where the opportunities and challenges of Community Choice Energy for Stockton will be discussed. The City of Stockton is in the process of evaluating Community Choice. Presenters include: Dan Wright, Stockton Vice Mayor, Jasmine Leek, Executive Director of the Third City Coalition, Woody Hastings, Energy Program Manager and Davis Harper, Stockton Community Outreach Specialist for The Climate Center, Don Bray, Director of Account Services & Community Relations for Silicon Valley Clean Energy, a CCA that launched service in 2016, will share information about SVCE programs that respond to community needs.
Friday, July 17 at 11am – 12pm
Join Katie Valenzuela, Policy and Political Director at the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) and Destiny Rodriguez, Community Relations Manager at The Climate Center, for a conversation about climate justice with moderator, CEO Ellie Cohen. After brief presentations, we look forward to an interactive conversation with you about how climate justice is racial justice, and is required to achieve the goals of Climate-Safe California.