Projects

Projects in 2013

Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Plan Monitoring

Sponsor

City of San Diego

Summary

EPIC is developing a process and method to conduct a regular review of the City of San Diego's Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Plan (CMAP) to monitor progress towards stated targets.

Deliverable/Product

Ongoing

Back to top

Energy Law and Policy Clinic

Sponsor

California Energy Commission

Summary

The EPIC Energy Law and Policy Clinic conducted research for the CA Energy Commission (CEC) related to cost effectiveness approaches for various regulations in California.

Deliverable/Product

Confidential final report and presentation to CEC legal staff.

Back to top

PACE Financing Development Support

Sponsor

City of Chula Vista

Summary

EPIC is providing the City of Chula Vista technical support as a member of its PACE Technical Advisory Committee.

Deliverable/Product

Technical review of PACE program documents and processes

Back to top

Pace Financing Report

Sponsor

Center for Sustainable Energy/ US Department of Energy

Summary

EPIC is supporting the Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE), which is leading a regional Southern California team that will focus on expanding financing options for residential and commercial customers, streamlining permitting processes, and standardizing net metering and interconnection standards across investor- and municipally-owned utilities in the region. The Southern California Rooftop Solar Challenge (SCRC) supports the goals of the Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Program and the SunShot Initiative, which seek to make solar electricity cost competitive without subsidies by the end of the decade by reducing the balance of system costs for photovoltaics (PV).

Deliverable/Product

  • Residential and Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing in California (March 2013) (PDF) (October 2014) (PDF)
  • Back to top

    Regional Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    Sponsor

    San Diego Association of Governments

    Summary

    EPIC is updating the regional greenhouse gas inventory for use in the San Diego Regional Plan.

    Deliverable/Product

    Final inventory data, executive summary document, methodology documentation.

    Back to top

    Rooftop Solar Challenge II

    Sponsor

    Center for Sustainable Energy (Dept of Energy)

    Summary

    EPIC is supporting the Center for Sustainable Energy on their Department of Energy Rooftop Solar Challenge grant. For this project EPIC will be updating the PACE report completed in May 2013, developing a model ordinance and implementation document for AB 2188, a report on photovoltaics and storage, and a report on community solar.

    Deliverable/Product

    Update PACE report, AB 2188 implementation document and model ordinance, Photovoltaics and Storage report, and Community Solar Report.

    Back to top

    Contact:

    Energy Policy Initiatives Center
    5998 Alcalá Park
    San Diego, CA 92110
    Phone: (619) 260-4589
    Fax: (619) 260-4753