City of Davis and Schools sponsor Renewable Energy Bill
Davis’ schools and Joe Krovoza, the mayor of Davis have co-sponsored a bill by Senator Lois Walk, that could allow Californian residents to get their power from renewable resources and thereby create new investment and jobs across California.
Community choice energy workshop on June 14
Is it time for Davis to have control over its own energy future and make the investments in renewable energy that all we want. Cool Davis is sponsoring a Community Choice Energy Workshop at 6:30 PM on Thursday, June 14 at the Davis Senior Center…
PG&E hopes to offer Green Option
Reposted from Davis Enterprise PG&E may soon make “going green” a little easier for its customers. On Tuesday, the utility went before the California Public Utilities Commission to formally propose a “Green Option” program that, if approved, would allow PG&E to offer 100 percent renewable…
How cool are we?
The CoolCalifornia Challenge began today on April 2 2012. In the next few months, we’ll find out just how cool we really are in Davis, one household at a time. “It’s a fun competition,” says Chris Granger, one of the key Cool Davis organizers. “Every…
Per Capita Davis: How much energy does your TV use?
This post by John Mott-Smith, a member of the Cool Davis Initiative is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise where this originally appeared. A statistic can be revealing — conveying in a number what it may take paragraphs to describe in words. Of course, statistics…
Feb 28: Amory Lovins to talk on how to eliminate US oil and coal use by 2050
Renowned physicist Amory Lovins will be speaking at UC Davis at 12pm on February 28 on the themes of his new book “Reinventing Fire” which outlines a detailed roadmap for eliminating coal and oil use by 2050. Don’t miss this chance to hear this scientist…
Per Capita Davis: Statistics show we’re using sun’s energy
This column by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis Initiative, is regularly published in the Davis Enterprise and is cross-posted here. How are we doing? Environment California recently released a report on the state of photovoltaic solar energy systems in California cities. The report…
Energy saving advice
Do you want to reduce energy and save money? Want to know what incentives and rebates exist to help you make the shift? The Yolo County Library in partnership with Yolo Energy Watch, Pacific Gas & Electric Company and Energy Upgrade California will be hosting…
Per Capita Davis: Water conservation saves money
Cross posted from Davis Enterprise. My last column made the point that energy and water are inextricably linked, and efforts to reduce water consumption also reduce energy usage and greenhouse gas production. This is a follow-up to that column. The city-sponsored community forum I talked…
Conserve water, save energy
John Mott-Smith is a member of the Cool Davis Initiative Core Group and writes a fortnightly column on environmental issues for the Davis Enterprise that we will feature here. With all the talk and controversy over proposed water rate increases, I expected more of a…
UC Davis team mapping paths to citywide net zero
Cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. UC Davis researchers are plotting how the city of Davis might use the lessons of West Village to reach its goal of net zero energy consumption by 2050. The report will lay out what technology, funding and programs it might use…
Day 4: Save $$$ energetically!
These are tips from Low Impact Week, which was held in February 2011 but can be done anytime! When it comes to energy, the first step before building new power plants or adding solar panels is always conservation. Today, we invite you to use less…
State Wide Flex Alert! Due to the heat there is a voluntary reduction of electricity usage between the hours of 3-10pm today! Try Pre-cooling and load-shifting your home! See how in our video!
Read the entire Flex Alert here: www.caiso.com/Documents/Statewide-Flex-Alert-Issued-Friday-Calling-Energy-Conservation.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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This is so important! Don’t want to get to rolling brown outs during this heat so flex, load shift, pre-cool and Stay safe!
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Thanks Valley Climate Action Center for donating to support Cool Davis whole home energy engagement. Moving our community to use less fossil fuels and go All-Electric! #LiveCoolDavis
Read more: https://www.cooldavis.org/2020/08/07/cool-davis-receives-6000-for-all-electric-engagement/
Greywater Showcase Webinar 2020 in its entirety. Learn the basics of how to irrigate your garden with laundry and shower water. via @YouTube
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