Orange County Cities Energy Partnership
Through the Orange County Cities Energy Partnership, the City of Irvine is collaborates with Southern California Edison, the Southern California Gas Company, and neighboring cities to identify projects to improve long term energy efficiency in municipal operations by implementing projects and promoting energy conservation. The benefits of the Energy Partnership include rebates and incentive programs, and technical assistance. The Energy Partnership is funded by ratepayer funds, managed by Southern California Edison and the Southern California Gas Company, under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.
Over the years, the City’s efforts of implementing energy projects have resulted in over 1.6 million kilowatt hour savings annually, which has elevated the City to Gold partner status in the Energy Partnership. The City also incorporates solar at new facilities, such as Cypress Community Center, Northwood Community Center, Quail Hill Community Center, Trabuco Senior Center, and University Community Center to conserve energy.
How You Can Help to Conserve Energy
Energy management is the first and best way to manage your energy use not only at home, but at work too. By becoming more energy conscious, you’ll help to conserve valuable energy resources now and well into the future.