Program helps cut utility costs
By Tim Simmers
THE PUBLISHER of Sunset Magazine has long promoted energy efficiency in its magazine articles about homes. But the company on Friday just flipped the switch on its own new low-cost, energy-efficient lighting system as part of an Earth Day celebration.
Power efficiency program serves as model for California
By The Santa Cruz Sentinel
If other cities statewide modeled a small business lighting efficiency program begun in Santa Cruz, there would be little need to build more peaker power plants like the one proposed in Pajaro last year, according to state Public Utilities Commissioner Loretta Lynch.
Program helps save power expenses
By Glenn Cravens
Small businesses on the Central Coast can benefit from a program that will help them conserve energy and lower their utility bills. On Friday, Ecology Action, a Santa Cruz-based nonprofit organization, launched RightLights, a $1.9 million program to help businesses with 10 or fewer employees buy more efficient lighting.
School District Updates Lighting, Slashes Utility Bills While Helping Students
Improved lighting expected to aid learning; upgrades subsidized by RightLights Program
Local Nonprofit Helps Small Businesses Slash Lighting Bills
Subsidized upgrades, free services for small commercial utility customers in Tri-Counties