Energy Policy Initiatives Center

Energy-for-Water Nexus in Cities in San Diego County

The Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) at the University of San Diego School of Law recently completed a first-of-a-kind assessment of the energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to water use at the city level in the San Diego region. The results of this study, which was funded by a grant from The San Diego Foundation, will help decision makers understand the GHG emissions effects of policies related to water use. EPIC assessed data and information from 24 water agencies, the San Diego County Water Authority and 10 of 19 jurisdictions in the region, comprising 65% of the population in the region.

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Lesley K. McAllister Symposium on Climate and Energy Law

The Future of Energy in a Changing Climate
November 8, 2019

Each year the University of San Diego School of Law hosts the Climate and Energy Law Symposium. Legal and policy experts from across the country attend the event, including practicing attorneys, policy makers, and academic experts.

This year's event features the following speakers:

Liane Randolph

Liane M. Randolph
Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

Andrew McAllister

J. Andrew McAllister, Ph.D.
Commissioner, California Energy Commission

Caroline Winn

Caroline Winn, Chief Operating Officer
for San Diego Gas & Electric

Caroline Choi

Caroline ChoiSenior Vice President,
Corporate Affairs, Edison International
and Southern California Edison

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