News & Events

Proposition 39 Funding Creates Energy-Saving Opportunities

K-12 schools and community colleges in California are increasingly pursuing deep energy efficiency retrofits as they gain access to the funding created by the passage of Proposition 39. Known as the California Clean Energy Jobs Act, Proposition 39 provides $550 million annually through 2018 to help California schools increase the energy efficiency of their facilities and expand clean … Read More >

Support Resources for Title 24 Changes

On July 1, 2014, SCE modified Express and Customized Solutions to account for the updated version of California’s Title 24. Qualifying criteria and baselines were modified for certain Solution Codes, while others were discontinued entirely. An updated version of the Solutions Directory has been released that reflects these updates. Download the new version in the Online … Read More >

CAA Recognition Campaign Winner Profile: Accend Energy

Each month, we’ll be profiling a winner of the 2013 CAA Recognition Campaign. Today we’re taking a look at Accend Energy, who completed the highest number of projects that included controls in 2013. Accend Energy started as a retailer of linear fluorescents in the ‘90s and, in the years since, has grown into a comprehensive … Read More >

Poll: Info Session Topics and Locations

On August 29, 2014, SCE program management and representatives will be hosting a CAA Info Session. The event is a great opportunity to get the latest updates on SCE’s energy efficiency offerings and meet program staff in person. We’ll follow the event with a social get-together that evening. Registration information is coming soon. To make … Read More >

Reminder: Title 24 Changes and Deadlines

On July 1, 2014, an updated version of California’s Title 24 energy code (v. 2013) will take effect. Energy efficiency measures that become “code” or “standard practice” are typically not eligible for utility incentives. As a result, the update to Title 24 will thus have an impact on many of SCE’s Express and Customized Solutions. The following … Read More >

Phil’s Corner: The Numbers Show That Utilizing CAA Support Services Leads to Success

Hi all, Phil Jordan here. As part of the Technical Support Service Team, I speak with many of you regularly over the phone and at CAA webinars. It’s been a pleasure to watch CAAs get better and better at navigating SCE’s project and application processes as we’ve worked together to identify opportunities to offer comprehensive … Read More >

CAA Recognition Campaign Winner Profile: Green Energy Innovations

Each month, we’ll be profiling a winner of the 2013 CAA Recognition Campaign. Today we’re taking a look at Green Energy Innovations, who completed the highest number of comprehensive (multi-technology) projects in 2013. Green Energy Innovations (GEI) is a provider of energy efficiency solutions that has served over 10,000 clients across California and New York, … Read More >

Reduced Wattage T8s: Basics, Benefits, and Increased Incentives

Effective July 1, 2014, the incentive rates for reduced wattage T8 Express Solutions are increasing. Figure 1 shows how incentive amounts are changing. Figure 1: Increases to Express Solutions Incentives for Reduced Wattage T8s Solution Code Description Incentive prior to July 1, 2014 Incentive effective July 1, 2014 LT‑21844 32 watts to 28 watts $0.50 / lamp $1.00 / lamp LT‑97103 … Read More >