3CE’s Clean Energy Heroes

We commend our local heroes going above and beyond and trailblazing clean energy and sustainability efforts. Each month we choose a business, organization or resident and share their Clean energy Hero journey.
 
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The Santa Rita Union School District (SRUSD), serving an estimated 3,405 students from Preschool through Eighth grade in the Salinas Valley, is home to the nation’s first carbon-free microgrid. Their energy-resilient system designed to better support their students’ health and education goes beyond the school yard – all six camp…
Choosing 100% renewable electricity a decade, or even three years ago, wasn’t possible without the installation of solar. Even then, you had to do the groundwork to find an experienced solar contractor, fully invest in unfamiliar technology, then finally initiate installation. San Benito County’s Sara Steiner was one of the earl…
A drive down Santa Cruz’s Mission Street normally consists of a steady stream of power lines and warehouses. But somewhere in between stands a vibrant blue building void of any connection to the power grid; no wires, cables, or meter in sight….
Advocating clean energy through 3CPrime, CCCE’s 100% renewable service powered exclusively by wind and solar, makes the Monterey Bay Aquarium this month’s Clean Energy Hero. Receiving 2 million guests annually, MBA uses this opportunity to educate guests on both individual and community-level action that visitors can bring back …
When CCCE launched its Monterey Bay Electric Vehicle Incentive Program it was no surprise that Thomas was the first resident to turn in his application. With a work commute to San Jose State University and California State University Monterey Bay, this Salinas local was ready to replace his older Nissan Leaf with a higher range …