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Check out archived information on RICAPS meetings and presentations below.

  • 2018 RICAPS Multi-City Working Group Meetings

    DATE TOPICS
    January 23
    Webinar
    Carbon Fee and Dividend Legislative Proposal; 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference and the Conference of the Parties (COP23) Recap; Managing Emissions from Refrigerants.
    Presentations
    February 27
    In-person
    How do Cities Track CAP and Sustainability Progress, San Mateo County Open Data Portal Update, How Does Your City Celebrate Earth Day, Beacon Awards Update.
    Presentations
    March 27
    Webinar
    Electric Vehicle Charging Readiness Ordinance, Tesla; Updating the San Mateo County Energy Strategy; Finding the Finance for Sustainability; Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE).
    Presentations
    April 24
    In-person
    Energy Efficiency Opportunites for Local Governments, SMCEW, PG&E, Panel Discussion: Engie, CLIMATEC, Schneider Elecric Presentations.
    Presentations
    May 22
    Webinar
    Electrification, EV Charging Infrastructure Study Findings, Santa Monica EV Action Plan Presentations.
    Presentations
    June 26
    In-person
    Harnessing the Power of Peninsula Clean Energy: Updates on strategic priorities; discussion on load shaping, building electrification, transportation electrification, and distributed energy resources.
    Presentations
    July 24
    Webinar
    BAAQMD funding awardees, Title 24 and reach codes for decarbonization, engagement with building officials on Title 24 compliance, County of San Mateo’s disposable food service ware ordinance.
    Presentations
    August 28
    In-person
    Sustainable Transportation: California Energy Commission school bus conversion grant, Safe Routes to School, countywide transportation programs, Commute.org, alternative commute incentives.
    Presentations
    September 25
    Webinar
    Climate Adaptation: California’s Fourth Climate Assessment, Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability, Sea Change San Mateo County, Climate Change Preparedness Action Plan, Adaptation Planning Toolkit, San Mateo County Climate Collaborative, Burlingame General Plan Update, Half Moon Bay Local Coastal Program Update.
    Presentations
  • 2017 RICAPS Multi-City Working Group Meetings

    DATE TOPICS
    January 24
    Webinar
    Call for projects: BayREN ZNE municipal engineering technical assistance; City of Palo Alto electrification efforts; City of Boulder electrification efforts; City of SF electrification perspectives and open discussion; Update on CPUC energy data privacy rules.
    Presentation
    February 28
    In-person
    Cross-department Collaboration on Sustainability Projects: San Mateo County, City of Fremont, City of San Carlos; Peninsula Advanced Energy Community (PAEC) Update on Policy Analysis; Beacon Award Update.
    Presentation
    March 28
    Webinar
    Open Data Portal Update; Energize Fresno; Innovative City Data Practices (Hitachi); Update on CPUC energy data privacy rules.
    Presentation
    April 25
    In-person
    Earth Day Celebrations and Launch of Library Kits, Leveraging Sustainability and Climate Action for Economic Development, San Mateo County Energy Watch success story: Frattoria e Mare.
    Presentation CCAEmissionsAvoidedTool
    May 23
    In-person
    PAEC Progress to date (Best practices and gap analysis, Selection of model ordinances for benefit-cost analysis and results, Review of model ordinances), Facilitated break-out discussion groups (EV Infrastructure, Electrification and zero carbon heating, Solar carports).
    Presentation
    June 20
    Webinar
    US DOE Initiatives related to ZNE City Incentive Programs, Brisbane Adopted Mandatory Solar PV and Cool Roof Ordinance, PAEC Solar Siting Survey results, ECO100 brainstorming for joint marketing efforts.
    Presentation
    July 25
    Webinar
    Overview SMC Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Trends, BAAQMD EV Program and Policies, PG&E EV Charge Network Program and Pilot, PAEC EV Charge Master Plan.
    Presentation
    August 22
    In-person
    Energy Storage & Local Government, Business Case for Battery Storage, Energy Storage & EV Charging: Redwood City Case Study, Battery Storage & the Grid: PAEC Integration Capacity Analysis.
    Presentation
    September 26
    Webinar
    Microgrids: Drivers and Opportunities, Financing & What’s Next, The Santa Rita Jail Microgrid, Challenges and Opportunities in the Integration of Advanced Building Technologies, Streamlining Interconnection: How PG&E’s Pilot Will Impact Local Deployment of Solar and Energy Storage, The Magic of the Microgrid at UCSD.
    Presentation
    October 31
    In-person
    Setting the Stage for Cultural Change for Deep Emissions Reductions: Role of Marketing and Outreach, Local efforts across SMC, City of Brisbane Marketing and Outreach, Sustainability Messaging for Sea Change SMC, Sharing Best Pracitices in Sustainability Marketing & Outreach.
    Presentation
    November 28
    Webinar
    Future of transportation in California, high speed rail, 2040 Countywide transportation plan and broader transportation trends.
    Presentation
    December 12
    In-person
    Project Drawdown, Emissions Trends in San Mateo County: 2005-2015, Celebrating Sustainability Success in 2017, Burlingame's ECO100 Opt Up plan.
    Presentation
  • 2016 RICAPS Multi-City Working Group Meetings

    DATE TOPICS
    January 26
    Webinar
    Review of 2015 and looking forward 2016.
    Presentation
    February No meeting held.
    March 29
    In-person
    Energy Ordinances - Residential Energy Conservatin Ordinance (RECO), Commercial Energy Conservatin Ordinance (CECO), Home Energy Score (HES), National Bike Month Resolutions.
    Presentation
    April 26
    Webinar
    Energy Ordinances, Update on BayREN Home Energy Score (HES) working group, HES and Asset Rating.
    Presentation
    May 24
    Webinar
    OPR State Climate Efforts Update, Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment Update, Foster City Levee Project, Half Moon Bay Local Costal Program, Colma-San Bruno Creek Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment.
    Presentation
    June 28
    In-person
    City of San Mateo-New Solar PV Requirement, cool roofs and EV charging (presentation); Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative(SEEC) current climate project programs and resources (presentation), Overview of RICAPS initiatives related to building energy ordinances
    Presentation   Agenda
    July 26
    Webinar
    Sustainability updates from Portola Valley: Greywater and PV/solar thermal readiness policies.  Progress towards voluntary/mandatoryHome Energy Score ordinances. San Mateo County Open Data Portal demonstration: Socrata Perspectives. Growing Solar in San Mateo County
    (presentation). SunShares Update.
    Agenda
    August 23
    In-person
    SMC Zero Net Energy Strataegic Plan, Overview of BayREN Zero Net Energy Initiatives and Template Policy Language Development Presentation PG&E Support for Reach Code Cost-effectiveness Studies, CEC Peninsula Advanced Energy Communities (PAEC) Grant
     Presentation Agenda
    September 27
    Webinar
    Beacon Award celebration! Cracking the nut of existing buildings for climate action. Innovative policy approaches for zero energy new buildings, Menlo Park. Leading by Example: Municipal buildings policies for zero net energy, City of Hayward, County of San Mateo.
    Presentation
    October 25
    In-person
    Community and Municipal GHG Inventory Updates for San Mateo County. Open Data Portal – How it’s Shaping Up for Cities. Go CO2 Free Community Engagement Tool.
    Presentation
    November 22
    Webinar
    October RICAPS interactive activity results, BayREN Zero Net Energy Forum and San Mateo County PACE program updates, Peninsula Clean Energy Program and Participation, Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) key initiatives related to carbon neutrality and electrification.
    Presentation
    December 13
    In-person
    Energy Innovations to Transform our Communities; Peninsula Advanced Energy Communities; RICAPS 2016 Celebrations and Achievements; What's Ahead for RICAPS 2017.
    Presentation
  • 2015 RICAPS Multi-City Working Group Meetings

    DATE TOPICS
    January 27 (Agenda) Sustainability Circles (presentation), Updates (EE campaigns, Water conservation, ZNE workshop, SAMCAR collaboration, Beacon Award), Template for annual report to council (template file), Online tracking of CAP progress (City of Berkeley - presentation, San Mateo County Open Data Portal).
    All presentations
    February 24 Webinar (Agenda) Drought update (presentation), San Carlos drought emergency ordinance (presentation), Water conservation outreach (presentation), Menlo Park Conserve-a-Scape program, PG&E Green Option (presentation), other updates (BayREN, 2016 Update to Title 24, ZNE workshop, LR2C2 Meeting, SSMC & Beacon Award, Sustainability Circle preview).
    All presentations
    March 31 In-person (Agenda) Interactive session to discuss: Current major sustainability initiatives, new/desired initiatives, barriers to implementation, next steps.
    April 28 Webinar (Agenda) Takeaways from 3/31 RICAPS meeting, partnership and grant opportunities, PACE update, online progress tracking, Beacon Award update, Step Up and Power Down pilot, small business outreach challenge, Zero Energy workshop update.
    All presentations
    June 2 Webinar (Agenda) Governor's Executive Order for 2030 climate target (OPR presentation, BAAQMD presentation), Peninsula SunShares (presentation), program updates (Zero Energy workshops, Beacon Award data collection, energy efficiency outreach campaigns, water conservation), preview of upcoming meetings.
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    June 30 In-person San Carlos (Agenda) Results of needs assessment survey, small business outreach challenge - lessons learned and next steps, Zero Energy workshop - recap and next steps.
    All presentations
    July 28 Webinar (Agenda) Accelerating EV adoption, Alternative Fuel Readiness Plan for San Mateo County, different models for EV charging infrastructure, transportation fund for Clean Air: Charge! Program, lessons learned from EV charging installations, PACE updates
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    August 18 Online CAP progress tracking
    presentation
    August 25 (Agenda) Water conservation (Belmont presentation, school water auditing pilot and BAWSCA update presentation, H2Oknow presentation, discussion), online CAP progress tracking presentation, plans for 2016. All presentations
    September 22 In-person Daly City (Agenda) Results: Community GHG inventories for 2011-2013 and plan for 2015 municipal GHG inventories (presentation), Beacon Award debrief and next steps, SMC Energy Watch updates (small business campaigns, school Prop 39 efforts, Living Lab opportunity, online CAP tracking, Comprehensive Energy Recommendations).
    All presentations
    October 27 1:30pm Webinar (Agenda) October RICAPS interactive activity results, BayREN Zero Net Energy Forum and San Mateo County PACE program updates, Peninsula Clean Energy Program and Participation, Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) key initiatives related to carbon neutrality and electrification.
    All Presentations
    November 17 1:30pm Webinar (Agenda) RecycleWorks updates (County Green Business programand RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy), San Mateo County vulnerability assessment (presentation), SB 350 and AB 802 policy updates (presentation), active transportation updates (presentation), Zero energy ready "interventions" (presentation), general updates.
    All presentations
    December 15 1:30pm In-person Brisbane Agenda will focus on Zero Energy.
    (Presentation)
  • 2013 RICAPS Multi-City Working Group Meetings

    DATE TOPICS
    June 25 BAAQMD and CEQA
    July 23 Climate adaptation -- Follow up from June 4 workshop
    August 27 Codes and Standards
    September 24 Bike Share
    October 29 Safe Routes to School
    November 19 Climate adpatation, Input to Joint Policy Committee
    December 17 Implementation best practices, Colma case studies

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