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BayREN Partner, Mission Asset Fund, nominated for Visionary of the Year Award

Mission Asset Fund (MAF) is a San Francisco-based nonprofit whose mission is to create a fair financial marketplace by expanding access to financial services, savings, and investment opportunities for low-income communities. MAF fills key gaps through offerings such as Lending Circles, immigration fee loans, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal assistance grants.

LGSEC Disasters and Energy Resilience Forum & Microgrid Tour

The Local Government Sustainable Energy Coalition (LGSEC) is hosting a one-day information and networking forum for California local government energy and climate professionals on Thursday, October 25th from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM at the Santa Rosa Veteran’s Memorial Center followed by a energy and resilience-focused tour on Friday October 26th!

Zero Net Energy Technical Assistance for Municipal Buildings is Available Again in 2018

In 2018, BayREN will continue to provide engineering analysis to support local governments with ZNE feasibility for municipal buildings, including assistance with identifying cost-effective ZNE strategies across municipal building types and providing recommendations for specific building retrofits or new construction.  This support is intended to encourage local governments to “lead by example” in implementing ZNE and, through that process, to help educate community members and demonstrate ZNE feasibility.

BayREN Business Plan

The BayREN Business Plan provides a ten-year vision, with clear goals, strategies, and tactics to increase the access and availability of energy efficiency services to a broad range of ratepayers and sectors, including moderate income residents, multifamily property owners, small and medium commercial businesses, and local governments.