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Big Day of Giving 2016

THANK YOU! What a challenging but amazing day + ! Donations in our region totaled over 5.7 million and counting. Cool Davis reached a new high of nearly $7000.

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Former Davis Mayor Living the PV/EV Dream

Janet and Joe Krovoza Crop

NEWS FLASH: Rooftop solar permits were pulled for 502 Davis residences in 2016!

Check out our latest newsletter and read all about it!

Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise

From page A9 | February 08, 2017

By Carla Arango

 

When Joe and Janet Krovoza open their PG&E bill each month, they’re not surprised to see they owe less than $10. Often, there’s a credit on their account.

It all started in 2001, when the Krovoza family became one of the first families in Davis to install rooftop solar panels. (more…)

Davis doubling up on clean solar energy

From page A8 | February 01, 2017

By Mike Kluk and Leslie Crenna

We did it, Davis! High-fives and a fist bump.

In late May 2016, the city of Davis and Cool Davis — via City Council resolution — challenged you to add 500 new residential rooftop solar installations to our shared portfolio by the end of the year.

The numbers are in: Rooftop solar permits were pulled for 502 Davis residences in 2016!

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Per Capita Davis: Batten down the hatches

John Mott-Smith received an eco-hero award for his service to the community! Credit: Davis Enterprise

Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise From page A9
February 01, 2017
The last column was about the “calm before the storm,” one way of looking at what was then the impending change in the office of president of the United States.

Way back then (less than two weeks ago), it seemed fair to wait a bit and see if and how words spoken about climate change, sustainability and renewables during the campaign would be translated into actions.

It does not look good.

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Standing Rock Sioux and Dakota Access Pipeline: Environmental Impact Statement Letters

February 16, 2017 update

The Army Corps, in obedience with Trump’s memo, have withdrawn the Notice of Intent regarding the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).  At the same time, they have granted all easements and permission for Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) to complete the DAPL.

ETP has starting drilling under Lake Oahe.  In fact, they say it is going faster than expected and they may be done in early March.  Read on to learn what you can do. (more…)

Regular Volunteer Orientations at Cool Davis

Leslie Crenna and Mengmeng Fang

February 1, 2017

Cool Davis will be holding volunteer orientations every other month on Fourth Thursdays from 6:30pm-8pm at the Cool Davis office located at 1623 5th St (above Davis Media Access, east of Redwood Barn nursery)

The first orientation will be held Thursday February 23rd from 6:30pm-8pm.

Following a general orientation, a short half hour will be reserved for specialized orientations for particular groups of volunteers. This month’s tack on session from 8:00pm-8:30pm will be tailored for Communications Team volunteers.

Please email lesliecrenna@cooldavis.org if you are interested in attending an orientation.

 

 

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Shar Katz and Caffe Italia

Shar Katz and family [Credit: Davis Enterprise]

Shar Katz's family (husband Kevin and children Jagger and Gabrielle) have been her inspiration for taking action on climate change.

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