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Energy Action Plan Summit



October 30, 2013
9:30 AM – 3:00PM


Hodel’s Country Dining, Liberty Hall
5917 Knudsen Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308


Local Government Partnership Program members and representatives

The Summit’s program will feature these useful tools for local government leaders:

  • Utility goals and resources for local government partners
  • Techniques to help residents and businesses save money on energy bills
  • How to fund your energy efficiency projects
  • An Energy Action Plan (EAP) template and tools to help you draft your energy action plan

The morning keynote and conversation is designed to cover big picture and statewide updates. In the afternoon, participants will roll up their sleeves in two breakout sessions: Implementing your EAP or Writing your EAP.

Participants can also look forward to:

  • Clean Vehicle and Energy Technology Expo sponsored by PG&E, SCE, SCG and the San Joaquin Valley Clean Cities Coalition
  • 3.25 AICP credential maintenance units available
  • Refreshments will be served

Download the following to learn more:

pdfComplete Summit Agenda337 KB

pdfSpeaker Biographies73.21 KB

pdfFlier to Share with Colleagues!352 KB


RSVP by October 25th – email the registration form to 
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What is the Kern Council of Governments (Kern COG)?

Kern COG is an association of city and county governments created to address regional issues. Its member agencies include the County of Kern and the 11 incorporated cities within Kern County. The Council of Governments is currently assisting the cities of Kern County in long-term energy planning, supporting increased energy efficiency, regional coordination and leadership, and consistency with the direction of AB 32.

As the implementer of the Kern Energy Watch Partnership with Southern California Edison (SCE), Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), and the Southern California Gas Company, Kern COG was awarded funding for activities that support California’s Long-Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan. Specifically, through this effort, Kern COG is assisting our member cities and the County of Kern in developing Energy Action Plans (EAPs). These plans serve as the foundation for each participating agency’s efforts in energy efficiency. Many of the participating agencies are starting to draft their EAPs this fall, while others are beginning the implementation phase of the plans adopted within the past year.

What is the Kern Energy Watch Partnership?

Kern Energy Watch is a joint program of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, the County of Kern, and participating municipalities. Our mission is to reduce energy use throughout the county by providing residents, businesses and local governments with information about improving the energy efficiency of buildings and facilities; training industry professionals to incorporate energy efficiency into their practices; and the direct installation of energy efficient equipment in local government facilities and businesses. Learn more at


Sample EAPs: City of San Gabriel, (more cities coming soon!)

EAP Document Template (coming soon!)

pdfSample Staff Report Regarding EAP Adoption252.91 KB

Useful Links:
Title 24 Standards
CALGreen Standards

Presentations From the Summit:
Check back after the event to download all Summit presentations.


KernCOG EAP-Summit-LOGOs

 Kern Energy Watch is a joint partnership of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, the County of Kern, and the cities of Arvin, Bakersfield, California City, Delano, Maricopa, McFarland, Ridgecrest, Shafter, Taft, Tehachapi, and Wasco. This Program is funded by California utility customers and administered by PG&E, SCE, and SoCal Gas under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. For more information please visit: