News and Stories

BayREN Helping Youths Get Green Jobs
News Story
Thursday, July 30, 2020

BayREN is helping young people get green jobs while assisting the Bay Area in conserving energy through its associ

BayREN offers energy rebates of up to $6,000
News Story
Monday, June 15, 2020

During this challenging time, BayREN Home+ program is helping families reduce energy bills while making their homes healthier and more comfortable this summer 

BayREN Responds to COVID-19 Crisis
News Story
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is focused on meeting the needs of its stakeholders and part

The Power of Saving Power: BayREN Gets Boost From State Agency
News Story
Friday, October 25, 2019

Residents in the Bay Area and across the state will have more access to energy-saving programs after the California Public Utilities Commission issued a proposed decision this week expanding Region

Affordable Housing Boosted by BayREN Energy-Savings Program
News Story
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Bay Area multifamily housing affordability issues have been eased for some through BayREN's multi-family energy rebate program – known as BAMBE.

A BayREN Program Won a Prestigious National Energy Efficiency Award
News Story
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

An energy savings program administered by ABAG has won a prestigious national award for its work.

Energy Planning: Implementing Microgrids as a Resilience Strategy
News Story
Monday, September 18, 2017

Communities are increasingly tapping into microgrids to support goals to decrease carbon footprint, increase energy reliability, and support community development.

BayREN Codes and Standards Solar Ordinance Forum
News Story
Thursday, July 27, 2017

More than 70 representatives from the local government, energy, and building sectors participated in the second BayREN Codes & Standards Regional Forum entitled Local Mandatory Solar Ordinance

Water Bill Savings Act SB 1233 (McGuire)
News Story
Monday, March 14, 2016

ABAG has identified an innovative way to help meet California's mandated drought response and greenhouse gas reduction goals with the Water Bill Savings Act, SB 1233 (McGuire).