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ENERGY PROGRAMS

The San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (SGVCOG) works in partnership with the Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN) to help connect agencies, residents, contractors, and more with energy efficiency resources. 

Click on each title to learn more about our programs and opportunities!

The Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN) Public Agency Programs offer customized support and resources to help public agencies save energy and money and lead their communities on the pathway to zero net energy and greater sustainability. The SGVCOG is proud to partner with SoCalREN to bring their services to the San Gabriel Valley.

The SGVCOG is leveraging local knowledge and strong relationships with public agencies in the San Gabriel Valley region to bring SoCalREN’s no-cost support on energy, demand, and water-saving projects to the San Gabriel Valley communities. Together, we will ensure SoCalREN’s highly valued programs are accessible for public agencies, especially those supporting underserved and hard-to-reach communities, in the San Gabriel Valley.

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SoCalREN SERVICES

✓ Project management support
✓ Technical support
✓ Access to funding, financing, incentives, and more
✓ Procurement
✓ Network services

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SoCalREN SUCCESSES

 93% Agency Satisfaction rate
 $42+M Incentives and financing secured
 660+ Completed projects
 210+ Enrolled agencies throughout our region

Authorized in 2012 by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the SoCalREN provides services to residents, businesses, and public agencies throughout the areas served by Southern California Edison (SCE) and/or SoCalGas®. SoCalREN also offers programs for residents and businesses which public agencies can leverage for the benefit of their communities. 

Public Agency

The SoCalREN Public Agency Programs are administered by the County of Los Angeles and funded by California utility ratepayers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY ENROLLED AGENCIES

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City of Alhambra

City of Arcadia

City of Baldwin Park

City of Bradbury

City of Claremont

City of Covina

City of Diamond Bar

City of Duarte

City of El Monte

City of Industry

City of Irwindale

City of Walnut

City of West Covina

Alhambra Unified School District

Baldwin Park Unified School District

El Monte Union High School District

Monrovia Unified School District

Pomona Unified School District

Foothill Transit

Foothill Municipal Water District

Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water DistrictSouth Coast Air Quality Management District

City of La Puente

City of La Verne

City of Monrovia

City of Monterey Park

City of Montebello

City of Pomona

City of Rosemead

City of San Dimas

City of South El Monte

City of South Pasadena

City of Temple City

PUBLIC AGENCY PARTNERSHIP WITH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL ENERGY NETWORK

The San Gabriel Valley Energy Champion Awards recognize San Gabriel Valley agencies' efforts for increasing energy efficiency in municipal facilities and engaging in long-term strategic planning for energy efficiency. The goal is to motivate cities, school districts, and special districts to take further actions toward energy efficiency. All cities, school districts, and special districts in the San Gabriel Valley are eligible to participate. 

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ENERGY CHAMPION AWARDS

 AWARDS STRUCTURE 

 NEW: 2024-25 Energy Champion Awards Guide

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Previous winners of the Energy Champion Awards:

2022-23
Silver: Monrovia,  San Gabriel, South El Monte
Gold: Alhambra, Arcadia, AQMD
Platinum: Irwindale
Champion: Duarte, El Monte, Pomona, South Pasadena, Walnut, Foothill Transit

2021
Silver: Arcadia, Claremont, Monrovia, Montebello, San Gabriel, South Coast Air Quality Management District, and Walnut
Gold: Foothill Transit
Platinum: Duarte and Irwindale

2020
Silver: San Dimas
Gold: Alhambra, Arcadia, Claremont, Duarte, El Monte, Irwindale, La Verne, Monrovia, Pomona, San Gabriel, South El Monte, South Pasadena, Walnut, and EMUHSD

NATALIE ARREAGA
Management Aide
narreaga@sgvcog.org

JOHANNA READ
Management Aide
jread@sgvcog.org

Questions and inquiries regarding the Energy Champion Awards can be directed to the following individuals:

MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL PARTNERSHIP WITH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL ENERGY NETWORK

Multifamily

The Southern California Regional Energy Network (SoCalREN) Multifamily Program offers resources for contractors and multifamily property owners to plan and implement energy efficiency improvements. Through the SoCalREN Multifamily Program, Participating Contractors can offer their multifamily property owner customers incentives to offset the cost of energy efficiency upgrades. If you work in HVAC, lighting, or water heating, you can work with SoCalREN to grow your business in the multifamily market. The SGVCOG is proud to partner with SoCalREN to bring their services to the San Gabriel Valley.

The SGVCOG is leveraging strong partnerships with local communities to bring SoCalREN’s incentives and resources to the San Gabriel Valley communities. Together, we will ensure SoCalREN’s highly valued programs are accessible for multifamily property owners, especially those located in underserved and hard-to-reach communities, in the San Gabriel Valley.

Learn more about the SoCalREN Multifamily Program:

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PROPERTY OWNERS

Learn more about incentives, financing, and free consulting services available to multifamily property owners in the San Gabriel Valley.

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FINANCING INFORMATION

SoCalREN offers exclusive financing for qualifying multifamily energy efficiency projects.

CONTRACTORS

Work with SoCalREN to provide energy efficiency services to multifamily customers throughout Southern California.

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CASE STUDIES

Learn how SoCalREN helped multifamily properties throughout Southern California complete successful energy efficiency upgrades.

The Kits for Kids Program is designed to introduce third and fourth grade classrooms to energy efficiency while helping students and their families save energy, improve the comfort of their home, and save money. Teachers may enroll their classroom on the SoCalREN website. Each student will complete an interactive scavenger hunt and receive an energy efficiency kit that includes: 

  • Two (2) LED Bulbs 

  • One (1) Efficient Showerhead 

  • Two (2) Faucet Aerators 

  • One (1) 1.5 GPM Kitchen Faucet Aerator 

  • One (1) 1.0 GPM Bath Faucet Aerator 

Each enrolled classroom is eligible to receive a $1,000 grant if 65% of the students install the energy efficient items and fill out the proof of installation form. 

For questions, email narreaga@sgvcog.org

SoCalREN Kits for Kids Program

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