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CA Community Choice Energy Summit Comes to Bay Area November 14-16

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EC San Francisco Director Avni Jamdar Will Speak on Closing Panel Registration is now open for the Community Choice Energy Summit, where existing California community choice aggregators (CCAs) will share in… Read More

CleanPowerSF Expands Renewable Energy Use in San Francisco

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Thanks to community choice aggregation (CCA), deployment of clean, green, renewable energy is growing in San Francisco. The program began last month with automatic enrollment of thousands of businesses in certain… Read More

EC San Francisco Director Chairs City’s Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee

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EC San Francisco Director Avni Jamdar was elected to a one-year term as chair of the San Francisco Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee at its February 16 inaugural meeting. Noting that one of the committee&#… Read More

San Francisco’s 5-Year-Old Local Hire Policy a Huge Success

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Nearly five years after implementation of a groundbreaking mandatory local hiring law based on job guarantees rather than “good faith,” the San Francisco Local Hiring Policy for Construction is the mo… Read More

Ordinance to Form Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee Passed in San Francisco

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Thanks to the collaborative efforts of local lawmakers and community-based organizations including Emerald Cities (EC) San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee recently signed an ordinance establishing an appointed seven-memb… Read More

EC San Francisco Shares in $500K Award of Prop 39 Funds to Train for Energy Efficiency Jobs

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EC San Francisco was a co-applicant with the San Francisco Conservation Corps in a successful bid to win funding for the San Francisco Regional Green Jobs Training Initiative plan (SFRGJTI) under Prop 39, the Cal… Read More

Jamdar Presents To Assemblymember Salas

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EC San Francisco Director Avni Jamdar has been invited to present on April 2 to Assemblymember Rudy Salas's select committee on Workforce & Vocational Development in Sacramento. Jamdar will dis… Read More

EC San Francisco Featured in DDC Journal

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EC San Francisco's Mission Housing Development Corporation pilot project and upcoming expansion was featured in the Winter 2012 Design Develop Construct Journal. Read the article (page 62) > Read More

1100 More Mission Housing Units

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Emerald Cities San Francisco has expanded the Mission Housing Development Corporation retrofit project to cover over 40 buildings, totaling 1100 units with 2,650 residents. Financial and energy planning services … Read More

Jamdar Appointed To SF Public Utilities Commission

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On May 16, Emerald Cities San Francisco Director Avni Jamdar was sworn into membership of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Citizens Advisory Committee. Jamdar was appointed by San Francisco Mayo… Read More

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