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Community Impact Report

The future of clean energy, starting students out on a solid environmental foundation

2020-06-24T16:54:11-07:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Community Impact Report|

While Peninsula Clean Energy is working diligently to meet today’s energy needs, we’re also nurturing the next generation of innovators. To help educators bring environmental literacy into classrooms, Peninsula Clean Energy gave $25,000 to the San Mateo County Office of Education in 2018 to start a Clean Energy Teacher Fellowship. Ormondale Elementary School kindergarten teacher Silvia ...(continue)

Lyngso Garden Materials, a renewable connection

2020-05-23T10:10:02-07:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Community Impact Report|

“Anything that helps grow plants or is related to landscaping, we have here,” says Kan Parthiban, sustainability coordinator of green-devoted Lyngso Garden Materials in San Carlos. That includes organic composts, soils and fertilizers, of course, but the family-run employee-owned business is also the source of larger landscaping items, such as boulders, flagstones and rocks, water features ...(continue)

Keeping the lights on

2020-05-21T17:01:59-07:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Community Impact Report|Tags: |

Peninsula Clean Energy plans to help the community become energy resilient Over the next three years, Peninsula Clean Energy will be investing $10 million to develop short- and long-term plans and infrastructure to ensure communities will have access to potentially life-saving energy, even in the event of a natural disaster. “Energy resiliency is the ...(continue)

Where does the energy in San Mateo County come from?

2020-05-21T14:25:29-07:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Community Impact Report|

A question we frequently get is: where does the energy in San Mateo County come from? Read our Community Impact Report to see what kind of energy sources we use, and where they come from. Links Full Community Impact Report Now online, Wright Solar Park — developed and managed ...(continue)

How healthy is your home?

2020-05-12T14:10:15-07:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Community Impact Report|Tags: |

Among the many innovative programs that Peninsula Clean Energy offers its customers in San Mateo County is its Healthy Home Connect program. It’s designed to assist struggling families in San Mateo County not only with energy-efficiency issues that call for such improvements as new insulation, weather stripping and window replacement, but with health-related concerns as ...(continue)