The Sustainability Division collaborates across County departments and with external stakeholders to develop climate related policies and programming that enhance the environment and our quality of life. The division is guided by the County's Energy and Climate Action Plan, which seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from County operations and communitywide. 

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Programs and Initiatives

Tri-County Regional Energy Network (3C-REN) 

3C-REN energy efficiency programs that reduce energy use in our region's buildings for a more affordable, healthy, resilient and sustainable community.

Learn more about our programs
Community Choice Energy

The County of Santa Barbara has recently joined Monterey Bay Community Power to provide carbon free electricity to our community.

Explore Community Choice Energy

Energy and Climate Action Implementation

Energy and Climate Action Implementation

The Sustainability Division coordinates the County's implementation of the Energy and Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 15% below 2007 levels by 2020.

Learn about Climate Action