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.
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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.
✓ Project management support
✓ Technical support
✓ Access to funding, financing, incentives, and more
✓ Network services
✓ 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.
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
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 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. Details regarding the 2022-2023 Energy Champion Awards' structure can be found below.
2022-2023 ENERGY CHAMPION AWARDS
The structure of the 2022-2023 San Gabriel Valley Energy Champion Awards is designed to help cities and agencies execute and receive credit for projects that may surpass a one-year timeline. It follows a progression toward becoming a “champion” in energy efficiency, which is the title of the final recognition tier. Prior to achieving Champion recognition, cities and agencies must first achieve Silver, Gold, then Platinum. Jurisdictions will have until November 9, 2023 to submit proof of completion for their desired recognition level. If you are interested in participating in the Energy Champion Awards please fill out the sign up form here.
*Jurisdictions who enroll into the SoCalREN Public Agency Programs after the beginning of the 2022 must coordinate with SGVCOG staff about possible adjustments immediately after enrollment.
** Examples of marketing campaigns and Energy Efficiency Action Items can be found on the Energy Champion Awards Guidebook.
Previous winners of the Energy Champion Awards:
Silver: Arcadia, Claremont, Monrovia, Montebello, San Gabriel, South Coast Air Quality Management District, and Walnut
Gold: Foothill Transit
Platinum: Duarte and Irwindale
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
Questions and inquiries regarding the Energy Champion Awards can be directed to the following individuals:
MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL PARTNERSHIP WITH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL ENERGY NETWORK
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:
Learn more about incentives, financing, and free consulting services available to multifamily property owners in the San Gabriel Valley.
SoCalREN offers exclusive financing for qualifying multifamily energy efficiency projects.
Work with SoCalREN to provide energy efficiency services to multifamily customers throughout Southern California.
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.
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