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Our Mission is to drive efforts to achieve greater control over local emissions, air and water by engaging cross-sector collaboration to design the most effective and least invasive energy and sustainability solutions for the long-term benefit of Santa Barbara County's residents and economy.

Upcoming Events

Clean Energy Community Meeting

January 31, 2018

The County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Carpinteria, Goleta, and Santa Barbara invite you to a Clean Energy Community Meeting to learn more about our communities' continued exploration of clean energy resources. We will provide updates and seek feedback on community choice energy (CCE) and strategic energy planning for Santa Barbara County. We hope you can join us!.

  • When: Wednesday, January 31, 5:30-7 pm
  • Where: Louise Lowry Davis Center, Larry Crandell Room
    1232 De La Vina Street
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • RSVP: Please RSVP to Jen Cregar at jcregar@countyofsb.org.
  • To help us provide a robust response at the meeting, please send any questions related to CCE and the strategic energy planning RFP to jcregar@countyofsb.org.

Programs and Initiatives

emPower Central Coast

emPower provides access to rebates, low-interest financing, qualified contractors and free expert energy advice to make energy efficiency upgrades easier and more affordable

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Community Choice Energy

The County of Santa Barbara is leading efforts to develop a technical study on the feasibility of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), also referred to as Community Choice Energy (CCE).

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Energy and Climate Action Implementation
Energy and Climate Action Implementation

ESI facilitates the County's coordinated implementation of energy and emission reduction efforts, including those outlined in the Energy and Climate Action Plan adopted in 2015.

Energy and Climate Action Plan