Authors: jj Attention Southern Californians! Want to have a say in how $4.2 billion in Energy Efficiency funds are invested in your communities? Speak out at the California Public Utilities Commission's Public Hearings on Energy Efficiency, on June 1st in Culver City and June 2nd in San Diego. CPUC Public Hearings on Energy Efficiency Monday, June 1st 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Veterans Memorial Complex, Rotunda Room 4117 Overland Ave., Culver City Tuesday, June 2nd 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Al Bahr Shriners Center 5440 Kearny Mesa Rd., San Diego What's at stake?
- How Edison and SoCal Gas utility companies will spend $1.34 billion and $542 million respectively on energy efficiency.
- How San Diego Gas & Electric and PG&E will spend over $2 billion on energy efficiency.
- A chance to get utility companies to prioritize important services like home energy audits and weatherization in their 2009 - 2011 Energy Efficiency Program Plans -- instead of letting them continue to take a backseat to other spending.
- Green job creation and community partnerships that could be fostered by utility companies as part of their Energy Efficiency Program Plans.