ACTIONS FOR CHANGE
ACCES is an active participant in state, regional, local and bi-national policy and planning arenas. Its members collectively monitor regulatory proceedings relative to: climate change, energy efficiency, green building, and renewable energy. Learn More »
April 10, 2013: National Fuel Funds Network's: LIHEAP ACTION DAY 2013
On April 10, 2013, the National Fuel Funds Network will hold its annual LIHEAP Action Day. NFFN members will travel to the Nation’s Capital to lobby Senators and Representatives for increased LIHEAP funding. NFFN and legislators will participate in a press conference. NFFN will also support and coordinate grassroots activities to amplify the message being delivered in Washington. Examples of local activities include press conferences, Congressional call-ins, petition drives and local or state government proclamations. Click here to register.
February 28, 2013: A Conference on Cap-and-Trade
On Feb. 28, Capitol Weekly and the University of California, UC Sacramento Center will present a conference targeting California’s new cap-and-trade auction program, a critical piece of the state law curbing climate-changing greenhouse gases. Click on the link above for more details.
February 6, 2013: An Energy Literate CFitizenry from K-to-Gray: A Live Webcast on the Department of Energy's Energy Literacy Initiative
Webinar Sponsor: EERE Education and Workforce Development
The Department of Energy will present a live webcast, titled "An Energy Literate Citizenry from K-to-Gray" on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education document provides a framework of seven essential principles every citizen should know to be energy literate. The framework is designed to empower energy educators to apply an interdisciplinary, systems-based approach to teaching the physical, natural, and social sciences necessary for a comprehensive understanding of energy. This webinar will detail the Energy Literacy Framework, its conception through multiple partners, current activities (including its translation into Spanish), and highlight other available energy education resources.
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January 15, 2013: Developing PV Projects with RFPs and PPAs
This webinar will be held January 15, 2013, and will provide information on how the cities of Tucson, Arizona, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, utilized requests for proposals (RFPs) and power purchase agreements (PPAs) to develop photovoltaic (PV) projects. The webinar will feature two presentations, highlighted below. Register now. Find more CommRE webinars.