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.
Let’s celebrate continued strides in clean air and energy efficiency by taking action in the places we love. Check out our indoor air quality resources for residents, multifamily properties, and businesses.
Learn about local action taken to combat wildfires and heat and read our helpful resources for local governments and homeowners.
As California enters a third year of drought, Bay Area communities are mobilizing to reduce water use.
Did you know that people spend approximately 90% of their time in buildings – and 50% or more of every day inside their homes?
In the fight against climate change, energy efficiency is a powerful and crucial solution.
In honor of Women’s History Month, BayREN celebrates the accomplishments of Wendy Sommer
Since 1994, BayREN’s partner, Rising Sun Center for Opportunity (Rising Sun), has worked at the intersection of economic equity and climate resilience.
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.