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Community Environmental Council's Results 2011

Community Environmental Council Our Results: 2011 THETIME IS NOW FOR AN ENERGY REVOLUTION MY FAMILY CARPOOLS MY NEXT CAR WILLBEELECTRIC O Sarah Fretwell CEC currently focuses all of our energy on building a community-based movement that transitions our region Our vision off of fossil fuels. We helped the City of Goleta pass an ordinance requiring buildings to be CEC provided energy assessments and technical assistance for 15% 40 Our homes and offices create as much energy as they use. more energy efficient than required by the state of California. local businesses and non-profits that participated in the voluntary countywide Green Business Program. Our Plug in Central Coast campaign is helping to build To promote electric vehicles, CEC hosts At CEC's Earth Day Festival this year, 50 523 public charging stations for electric vehicles this year, attracting federal ARRA funds to the region. Green Car Shows a year in Santa Barbara and Ventura. people test drove an electric car (such as the Nissan Leaf) or hybrid electric car (such as the Chevy Volt). Cars are efficient and powered by clean energy. CEC's Solarize Santa Barbara campaign helped CEC's fifth Solar SUNday fair attracted over We actively supported 4 solar projects, which will add 49 1,000 802 Electricity is generated by the sun, wind, and homeowners go solar over the summer. attendees who directly connected with solar installers. megawatts of solar in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. waves. CEC's weekend-long Earth Day Festival drew over CEC encourages civic engagement by leveraging our email list of 38,000 6,000 people this year. The festival is designed around bus and bike routes, and we worked with bike advocates to valet park over 1,000 bikes. people. In 2011, we mobilized the community to comment on the City of Santa Barbara's general plan update. We also participated extensively in the process. Our communities center around people, not cars. Students have used our water refill stations CEC has helped put water refill stations in select local schools. So far, 64,620 11 stations have been installed at 9 We choose energy smart products. times through Rethink the Drink. As a result, the schools have significantly cut down plastic water bottle waste. different schools and after-school programs in Santa Barbara. You are the force behind our movement to Get Involved: eliminate our region's dependence on fossil fuels. positive change and a cleaner, healthier future. Sign up for email news and alerts Choose the news you want - your email address is safe with us. We never share our email lists, ever. Come to an event CEC events (Earth Day, Solar SUNday, Green Gala, and Carrot Mobs) and other community events are listed online. 26 Connect on Facebook Follow the progress of our programs and keep up on the latest renewable energy and transportation, news Subscribe to CEC's blog You can get the latest updates to CEC's blog "Powered for Good" straight to your inbox or RSS reader. Follow CEC on Twitter Catch up-to-the-minute news from CEC, and spread the word about renewable energy in our region. Donate to CEC Become a member. Our dedicated team is powered by your support. Check out our membership benefits.

Community Environmental Council's Results 2011

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This infographic shows the growing clean energy movement in Santa Barbara, CA led by the Community Environmental Council. Join the movement!


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