Lucid brings real-time energy usage data to customers

In 1999, Michael Murray, then a student at Oberlin College in Ohio, saw a new, green building on campus unable to meet its energy usage targets.

Big ideas to reduce growing energy use in consumer electronics – an industry perspective


An event sponsored by the California Energy Commission and the Green Technology Leadership Group on Wednesday, August 28 at The Citizen Hotel, 926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Our response to the Title 20 “Invitation to Submit Proposals”

Today was the deadline for submitting possible standards to the California Energy Commission in the Title 20 rulemaking process. In the consumer electronics category, computers, electronic displays, game consoles, set-top boxes and other small networking devices may receive new standards later this year or early next year. Since March 2013, the Green Technology Leadership Group […]

Energy Commission releases smart grid roadmap report

The California Energy Commission released a report today titled, “Smart Grid Roadmap For Renewables Integration.” Keep up with the latest reports at:

The ROW releases final recommendations

New Report Outlines Roadmap for How States and Provinces Can Link With California’s Cap-and-Trade Program to Reduce Tropical Deforestation

GTLG starts Open Energy Initiative

The Open Energy Initiative (OEI) is a new GTLG program focused on enabling all customers in California and across the United States the opportunity to use real-time energy data and actively engage in electricity markets to increase system energy efficiency and responsiveness in a cost-effective manner.

Innovative set-top boxes debut at 2013 Cable Show

Last week, one of our Innovators, Pace, and other set-top box companies debuted new and improved devices at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s 2013 Cable Show in Washington, D.C. Making set-top boxes more innovative and efficient is a focus of the California Energy Commission’s Title 20 rulemaking process, and the devices at the show […]

California Energy Commission’s Title 20 schedule

Since March, the Smart Electronics Initiative has been engaged in the California Energy Commission’s Title 20 rulemaking process to update energy efficiency standards for consumer electronics. In the electronics category, the Commission is reviewing possible standards for computers, displays, game consoles and set-top boxes/network equipment. We plan to be involved with the entire process, but […]


The California Cleantech Leadership Council was formed in 2010 in response to the need for a centralized voice for California’s cleantech sector.

Stakeholders can start submitting proposals on possible standards

Starting this week, stakeholders can submit possible efficiency standards for consumer electronics for the California Energy Commission’s Title 20 rulemaking process. We have officially entered the “Request for Proposals” phase in the yearlong process and exited the “Invitation to Participate” phase, which ended on May 29 with the consumer electronics workshop. The Green Technology Leadership […]