SMCEW helps local governments access all available resources for energy efficiency and climate action planning.
How energy efficiency can help your
local government achieve its goals
TIME & COSTS
CLIMATE ACTION GOALS
PRACTICES TO LOCAL
BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTS
CLIMATE ACTION PLANNING
The Regionally Integrated Climate Action Planning Suite (RICAPS), is a set of tools and a collaboration of all 20 incorporated cities and the County in climate action planning and implementation. Learn More.
2018 MUNICIPAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY GRANTS
The San Mateo County Energy Watch has administered Municipal Energy Efficiency grants of up to $50,000 to assist twelve local agencies in implementing energy efficiency projects. Through this program, SMCEW has been able to provide additional support for local governments prioritizing energy efficiency upgrades to their own facilities.
Participating local governments are committing to installing energy efficient measures in their buildings and facilities. To reach the top tier of payment, totaling $50,000, local governments will finish installation of the upgrades by December 31, 2018.
- City of San Mateo
- Foster City
- Half Moon Bay
- County of San Mateo
- Daly City
- Portola Valley
- Redwood City
- South San Francisco
If you’re city is interested in climate action planning assistance, contact us.
The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) provides assistance to local governments through the Codes and Standards program. To learn more, including BayREN’s Zero Net Energy (ZNE) technical assistance, visit their local government page.
INSTITUTE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUSTAINABILITY BEST PRACTICES
The Institute for Local Government’s Sustainability Best Practices Framework offers options for local action in ten areas taken from practical experiences in cities and counties through California.
You may also be interested in learning more about our program offerings below.
Climate Action Data
San Mateo County Energy Watch has partnered with each city and the County.
SERVICES & FINANCING
If your city is interested in pursuing energy efficiency projects or would like assistance with planned projects, SMCEW can provide no-cost services including energy audits and reports, support with bid selection, and implementation process assistance.