Sierra Nevada Energy Watch Supports Amador County with Free Energy Efficiency Services
Four Sierra Nevada businesses, with technical assistance by Sierra Business Council, were awarded thousands of dollars in grant funding to upgrade their refrigeration and freezer units!
We’re excited to announce a new, funded partnership between Sierra Business Council, Nevada County, and Climate Transformation Alliance’s (CTA) governing partners (i.e., the Town of Truckee, Tahoe Donner Public Utility District, and Truckee Tahoe Airport District), and the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe came together to develop a comprehensive climate resiliency project with multiple co-benefits.
In this Ideation Workshop series, we will gather the diverse people and perspectives of El Dorado and Placer County to connect, ideate, innovate, and create a clear vision for local sustainable and equitable jobs. We’ll dive deep into opportunities/dreams and the barriers for the historically marginalized. And, we will finish strong with some good ideas for fundable collaborations and projects! All are welcome.
After moving back to Reno, I am thrilled to be focusing on local issues here at Sierra Business Council as part of the Climate and Energy team. I believe this work is incredibly important both for the safety and sustainability of the region’s communities, but also for its economic vitality.
TECH Clean California has now expanded heat pump water heater incentives for commercial and residential customers.
As an exercise related to our stakeholder mapping exercise of the 7-county “eastern Sierra region,” Sierra Business Council was tasked with outlining the history of this region and how it led to the current social dynamics that influence our work in regional, inclusive economic development that priorities disinvested communities. What follows is a longer narrative that was summarized in our Regional Summary, which was submitted to the State on Dec. 29, 2023.
SNEW is excited to announce additional services to benefit public agencies. These no-cost services provide local agencies with opportunities to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, become more energy efficient, and save money.
The Climate Transformation Alliance (CTA) held its first inaugural community event in early November. This event was focused on showcasing CTA’s goals and commitment to climate action while also announcing the winners of CTA’s Accelerator award.