Solar For All!

By Lois Smith, CESC Marketing & Outreach Manager As a steering committee member of the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, I feel lucky to be in the know about all the latest goings-on in the world of Bay Area energy efficiency. On October 5, the Coalition is...

Power up Your Utility Bill Literacy:

8 Utility Bill Concepts to Save Energy and Money For most people, energy bills are a regular part of life. They come month after month, either by snail mail or email, and the charges are not trivial. To be sure, utility bill costs are not as high as housing or food...

Saving Energy from the Ground Up

Berkeley’s Congregation Beth El installed one of the first geothermal systems as part of their efforts to protect the environment through reduced energy use. Geothermal heating and cooling systems take advantage of the stable temperature underground using a looped...

…and we are all together!

Are you a Beatles fan? We’re thrilled to announce that Beatles cover band The Quarry Persons will be playing at this year’s Rock the Warehouse, CESC’s annual benefit party, on Friday, October 21st. Dance to Beatles music courtesy of The Quarry Persons, munch on dinner...

Living and Working in the Community

By Robin Stallard, CESC Outreach Coordinator Through my role at CESC I have learned that some clients use more electricity than the average customer for reasons not evident at first glance. Some past clients have been suffering from chronic pain, which can be...