Thursday, October 28, 2010

November OC Renewables Meeting - Tesla Motors

We have just announced details of our November monthly meeting. Kyrstin Munson of Tesla Motors will join us. Palo Alto, CA based Tesla Motors designs and manufactures Electric Vehicles (EVs) and EV powertrain components.  Tesla Motors' goal is to produce increasingly affordable electric cars to mainstream buyers – relentlessly driving down the cost of EVs.   It is currently the only U.S. automaker that builds and sells highway-capable EVs in serial production. 

If you love beautiful cars of the future, you do NOT want to miss this event!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Mission Statement

The Orange County Renewable Energy Society (OC Renewables) is a non-profit member organization and a local chapter of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) founded to promote the use of renewable energy and energy efficient technology through education, outreach, and public policy advocacy.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Western Riverside, state Energy Commission battle over $33 million in energy-efficiency funds

Western Riverside, state Energy Commission battle over $33 million in energy-efficiency funds

October OC Renewables Meeting Review

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Speaker: James Matarese, Principal, Canopy Energy Consulting
Topic: Residential Energy Efficiency

James Matarese, President, Orange County Renewable Energy Society
James Matarese is an Energy Consultant and Principal of Canopy Energy Consulting, specializing in commercial, industrial and utility grade energy management solutions. He has over ten years experience working with utility, municipal, commercial and residential clients. Areas of expertise include building performance, sustainable design and renewable energy. His technical specialties include Energy Audits, Solar Thermal, Solar Electric (PV), Lighting Retrofits, Water Management, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Sales and Marketing.

James has worked with SCE, SDG&E and ten Southern California municipalities to implement the Community Energy Partnership (CEP), where he provided energy tune-ups for low income and small business customers. He has also worked with PG&E to perform energy audits on large commercial facilities in downtown San Francisco as part of the Business Energy Coalition (BEC) demand response program. By partnering with large facilities such as Bank of America Plaza, Transamerica Tower and Union Bank of California the BEC was capable of shedding up to 50 MW during times of peak demand.

Click above to access the presentation.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

October OC Renewables Meeting - 10.14.10 7 pm

James Matarese, Owner of Canopy Energy Consulting, will be our October meeting speaker!

Topic: Residential Energy Efficiency

When: Thursday, October 14.
6:45 pm Meet and Greet, 7:00 pm Meeting.

Irvine Ranch Water District's "Duck Club" meeting room located at 5 Riparian View, Irvine CA. (Look for the OC Renewables Signs!!)