2014 Energize Schools Conservation Competition Winners!

For three weeks in November 2014, students throughout the greater Bay Area participated in a competition to see which school could achieve the greatest percent reduction in their electricity use. The 46 participating schools collectively saved over 73,000 kWh, equivalent to the carbon dioxide emissions from approximately 5,600 gallons of gasoline.


SEI Wins Two American Planning Association Awards

SEI's ACE project won two American Planning Association awards in Outstanding Neighborhood Planning: both the Central California regional award and the state-wide award.

As part of a larger community development project, and in partnership with the Fresno Housing Authority, Design, Community & Environment, and Fresno West Coalition,


SEI Is Hiring!

SEI is seeking an Assistant Project Coordinator to primarily support our K-12 education related efforts. This is a full time position based out of SEI’s San Rafael office, working typical hours, Monday-Friday, with occasional field support.

Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, as we are looking to hire immediately. Please download the attached to read the full details about this open position and how to apply.


CCBA Member Helps Create Online Energy Resource Map

The Silicon Valley Energy Map is now available and provides up-to-date energy, solar and green building data, and includes Project Case Studies and a Solar Calculator which enables viewers to find their home or business on the map, outline a panel on their roof, calculate the solar potential of installing solar on their home, and see a detailed cost estimate of the installation.