SEI's Awareness for Communities about the Environment was mentioned as a Success Story in Flex Your Power's February Newswire email. Their web site has more information.
The Marin Community Foundation has awarded SEI a planning grant to support Marin schools, nonprofits and other public sector entities interested in solar energy.
Under this grant, SEI staff and its partners will research innovative models used by other communities to encourage solar and offer attractive financing for new systems.
By spring 2008, SEI will provide Marin Community Foundation with findings and draft recommendations and guidelines for structuring a Marin-focused solar partnership and related set of services.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) has awarded SEI a grant to facilitate climate policy development in an under served community in the Bay Area.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is recruiting 4th and 5th grade teachers to teach Protect Your Climate in the 2008-2009 school year.
Teach Protect Your Climate Science-based lesson plans on climate change for 4th and 5th grades.
Protect Your Climate will help you:
The California Avenue Neighborhood Master Plan in Fresno--a master plan that Strategic Energy Innovations helped to develop--won an Award of Excellence from the American Planning Association's California chapter. Winners are eligible to submit their project to the National APA Planning Awards.
The California Avenue Neighborhood Master Plan sets a vision for the area along California Avenue from West to Martin Luther King Blvd in West Fresno. The Housing Authority of the City of Fresno, in association with Design, Community & Environment, Pyatok Architects, Kimley-Horn, Strategic Energy Innovations, Fresno West Coalition for Economic Development, and the Fresno Council of County Governments, along with significant community input, developed the Master Plan as a tool to steer future growth, development, and investment.