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Collaborating for a Clean Energy Future: California’s First 100% Renewable Multi-Customer Microgrid is Now Operational – Business Wire

California’s first 100% renewable energy, front-of-the-meter, multi-customer microgrid is now fully operational, providing enhanced energy resilience for the California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport and US Coast Guard Air Station.


California Proposal Could Ban Gas-Powered Car Sales After 2035  – Government Technology

California is moving forward with developing a sweeping plan to require that electric vehicles make up 100 percent of new car sales by 2035. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) held the first of two hearings June 9 to review and receive public comment on the proposed Advanced Clean Cars II regulation. The board is expected to finalize the rule by the end of the year.


Santa Barbara County partners with local nonprofits to provide interim housing and services  – Central Coast Public Radio

A new modular housing village in downtown Santa Barbara is now ready for residents. The project will provide temporary shelter and services for individuals experiencing homelessness. Santa Barbara County partnered with Good Samaritan Shelter and DignityMoves, a California-based non-profit, on the housing project. The goal is to create an interim housing community to help individuals living on the streets transition to permanent housing.