As regional conveners of the Eastern Sierra CERF Region, Sierra Business Council is currently engaged in a stakeholder mapping process that includes engaging disinvested community members in a sustainable and equitable economic planning process. Our goal is to provide an inclusive forum in which community members feel encouraged to participate in, and ownership of, CERF plans and strategies that will diversify the local economy and develop sustainable industries, creating high-quality, broadly accessible jobs in this 7-county region.
SBC’s climate and energy team will be launching a new program, the Rural Regional Energy Network (RuralREN), which will offer energy efficiency resources in 14 Sierra Counties.
Unprecedented clean energy incentives for local governments through the Inflation Reduction Act’s “Direct Pay” provision.
The Climate Transformation Alliance (CTA) is launching a new program to address building electrification in the region, called the Truckee Tahoe Building Decarbonization Pilot Program. Sierra Business Council (SBC), the nonprofit facilitator of the CTA, will be responsible for implementing this program, which is funded through a $500,000 award from a private donor. Over the next two years, the program will support the shared goal of achieving a carbon-free community for Truckee and North Lake Tahoe.
Learn about ways you can save energy and money through the WatterSaver program and how SNEW services are helping our community.