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Not if But When

It’s one thing to follow the news reports and social media videos of wildfire damage from afar, mentally preparing yourself for what it might be like to try and identify the skeletal remains of a structure as your own family’s cabin or home. Or see the tornados of fire set ablaze against a hillside you’ve traversed hundreds of times by car or by foot. Or watch a community you know and love evacuate by the thousands, their whole lives crammed into one carload.

It’s another thing entirely when it happens for real.

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Work With Us CLIENT CONTACT FORM Regardless of your sector, the Sierra Nevada Energy Watch team is on deck to help you with your energy efficiency goals, save money, reduce

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SNEW Residential

Residential Resources For residents, energy efficiency can take the form of appliance upgrades, renewable energy retrofits, or even changes in everyday habits. Below are PG&E programs, rebates, and tips to

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SNEW Agricultural

Agricultural Resources The agricultural industry is very energy and water-intensive. There are a variety of PG&E rebates and programs available to help your business reduce energy usage and cost. Whether

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SNEW Industrial

Industrial Resources The industrial sector accounts for the largest share of energy consumption in the United States, and energy efficiency improvements in this sector can significantly reduce the nation’s demand

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Learn More – SNEW

About SNEW The SNEW program is a partnership between Sierra Business Council and Pacific Gas & Electric Company that coordinates and helps to fund energy efficiency projects which reduce energy

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SNEW Energy Savings

For residents, energy efficiency can take the form of appliance upgrades, renewable energy retrofits, or even changes in everyday habits. Below are PG&E programs, rebates, and tips to assist you in becoming more energy efficient in your home.

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SNEW Commercial

SNEW Services Commercial Sector: Small / Medium Businesses Sierra Business Council offers energy efficiency solutions to provide economic, environmental, and social benefits to the Sierra Nevada through our Sierra Nevada

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From Beyond the Line of Fire: Living through largest single fire in California History

As we contemplated go-bag contents and watched the relentless advance of the Beckwourth, River, Tamarack, and especially the Dixie fire over the last few weeks, one of our dearest Small Business Development Center counselors, Clint Koble was smack in the middle of the devastation. Clint lives at and manages a resort in Chester along Lake Almanor. Over the course of several days, Clint holed up at the resort, guarded by the command of fire fighters he so graciously hosted. The firefighters instructed him to park his car on the boat ramp and to take refuge in the car should the flames approach – they would protect him.

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