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Our Mission is to drive efforts to achieve greater control over local emissions, air and water by engaging cross-sector collaboration to design the most effective and least invasive energy and sustainability solutions for the long-term benefit of Santa Barbara County's residents and economy.

Upcoming Events

BPI Building Science Principles Training

December 4-5, 2017

Earning the Building Science Principles certificate is your first step into the world of energy efficient home performance. Building science demonstrates how various components of the home interact to affect the home's overall performance.

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Programs and Initiatives

emPower Central Coast

emPower provides access to rebates, low-interest financing, qualified contractors and free expert energy advice to make energy efficiency upgrades easier and more affordable

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Community Choice Energy

The County of Santa Barbara is leading efforts to develop a technical study on the feasibility of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA), also referred to as Community Choice Energy (CCE).

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Energy and Climate Action Implementation
Energy and Climate Action Implementation

ESI facilitates the County's coordinated implementation of energy and emission reduction efforts, including those outlined in the Energy and Climate Action Plan adopted in 2015.

Energy and Climate Action Plan