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The BayREN Business Plan – Prioritizing Equity and Leading on Energy Efficiency

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BayREN’s Business Plan 2024-2031 (Plan) submitted in early March to the California Public Utilities Commission, reflects an ambition to achieve California’s climate and energy goals while enabling an

BayREN Hosts Virtual Fair for Bay Area Residents on Energy Efficiency Programs

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The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is hosting a series of free informational sessions and virtual fairs for all Bay Area residents to learn about how energy bills are changing and what

Annual Climate & Energy Forum Set for Aug. 3-19

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The 12th Annual Climate & Energy Forum will take place Aug. 3 to 19, and will feature topics weaving recovery, equity and public health into local climate and energy work. The Forum will continue

Bay Area Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Ordinance Webinar on October 23rd --

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Local government staff are invited to join the Bay Area Model Solar Ordinance webinar for an in-depth review and discussion on the Cost Effectiveness Study in the solar toolkit, on Monday, October

BayREN Codes and Standards Solar Ordinance Forum

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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 as a

BayREN-PACE Website Now Live!

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The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has developed the Local Government PACE Portal, a "one-stop shop" for