City of Pomona is a Model of Efficiency by Saving Energy and Money
The City is now an Energy Leader Partner with Southern California Edison (SCE). The City, along with San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments and Southern California Edison, are partnered in the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership (SGVEWP). The partnership aims to reduce energy usage in the San Gabriel Valley and offers many incentives and programs to achieve this goal. A banner is displayed in the lobby to show the community that the City of Pomona is doing their part to reduce energy usage.
City of Pomona was presented by Southern California Edison and the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership in recognition of the City's outstanding committment to Energy Efficiency's 2015 Energy Savings Impact Total Annual Savings Award on December 9, 2015.
City of Pomona’s 2014 Gold Level Achievement in Southern California Edison’s Local Government Energy Leader Program
On February 26, 2015 SCE recognized Pomona for being a leader amongst San Gabriel Valley cities and becoming the eighth city to reach Gold Level status in the Energy Leader Partnership. Pomona has been among the most active cities in the Energy Wise Partnership and, since 2009, has reduced its kilowatt-hour usage in municipal facilities more than any other city in the Partnership. Since 2009, the City of Pomona has reduced the energy usage in its municipal facilities by more than 2.3 million kilowatt-hours, or over 10%. This equates to an estimated annual energy cost savings of more than $345,000.
2013 Sustainability Award
The City received the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governements Sustainability Award for the Perchlorate Treatment Facility (AEP-3). The award recognizes projects that exemplify sustainability in the area of energy, water, air quality and solid waste. The AEP-3 Project improves water quality and is enabling the City to re-acrivate up to ten wells in the Chino Basin. This water quality improvement will allow the City to treat up to 16.4 milliona gallons of groundwater daily. This Project also received the 2012 APWA Project of the Year.
2012 Energy Efficiency Award
The City received the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership's 4th Annual Energy Efficiency Award. The award was presented tot he City for recognition of the City's outstanding commitment to Demand Response programs.
2011 Energy Savings Impact Award
The City received the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership’s
2011 Energy Savings Impact Award. This award is in recognition of Pomona’s outstanding commitment to improving its energy efficiency and the environment through participation in the San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership (SGVEWP).
San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership is a collaboration between the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments and Southern California Edison to bring energy savings to the San Gabriel Valley through innovative public education and energy efficiency projects. Pomona has been at the forefront of these achievements, and this will be the second year that Pomona has achieved such goals.
The City of Pomona was selected for this award due to its energy projects totaling more than 900,000 kilowatt-hours of savings this year. Pomona’s completion of the street lighting project has contributed greatly to the Partnership’s goals.
2010 San Gabriel Valley Energy Efficiency Awards
The San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership honored the San Gabriel Valley’s outstanding commitment to energy efficiency, and the City of Pomona received the Green Leadership Award:
The City of Pomona has shown outstanding commitment to improving the environment across all sectors, including energy efficiency, with the development of an interdepartmental “Green Team,” the development of a city “Green Plan” and completion of a greenhouse gas emissions inventory.
The San Gabriel Valley Energy Wise Partnership Energy Leader Model is a tiered system whereby cities can receive enhanced rebates from Southern California Edison (SCE) for eligible energy efficiency projects for energy savings achievements and responsibility. By participating in the SGVEWP, cities automatically qualify as a "Valued Level Partner" whereby they can access SCEs core program rebate for energy savings measures undertaken in city facilities. As cities demonstrate additional energy savings and commitments, they can qualify for enhanced rebates at the silver, gold and platinum levels.
Currently, Pomona has qualified for the advanced levels, thanks to staffs commitment to saving energy, Pomona is at the GOLD Level!
Learn more about SCE programs and how residents and the business community can save, click on the program links listed below:
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