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A Glimpse into the BayREN Business Plan

BayREN’s “North Star” is helping in the effort to achieve California’s ambitious energy and climate goals through implementing regional-scale energy and water programs in a territory that includes 20% of the state’s population. In furtherance thereof and as recently directed by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), BayREN is drafting a 2024-2031 Business Plan.

BayREN Pursues Climate Goals Through the Use of Home Energy Scores (HES)

The changing climate and the current pandemic are increasingly highlighting the cost of energy in homes. According to a recent study by Sense Home Energy Monitor, California homes’ electrical usage has increased by 9.3%, resulting in a rise in annual utility bill spending by approximately $161 in 2020.