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Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Projects

The City of Long Beach, Energy Efficiency Team, aims to support increased efficiency in building systems, invest in renewable energy through partnerships and City-owned solar and battery storage, and expand our EV charging network. Through these efforts, they save money, conserve resources, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

Working with partner departments such as the Office of Sustainability and Development Services, we ensure our infrastructure work supports City programs such as the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan. The team ensures it tracks legislation to align projects and planning with future state and federal goals.

Explore the links below to learn more about our strategies and additional City-led programs that support the overall sustainability practices of our city for both City operations and our community.

  • Office of Sustainability – Explore our programs providing sustainable products, activities, and educational opportunities to Long Beach residents.
  • Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP) – Learn more about the City’s efforts toward Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2045.
  • LB Smartscape – Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) aims to increase water efficiency standards for new and retrofitted landscapes for projects of more than 2,500 square feet (through Executive Order B-29, issued by Governor Jerry Brown).
  • Waste Reductions – Waste management ties into the city’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction efforts. Learn about ways to reduce waste and City’s efforts toward waste management.
  • City of Long Beach Green Business Program – Partner with the City in helping your business reduce their environmental impacts free of charge to Long Beach businesses.
  • GoActiveLB – Active transportation, whether by bike, foot, board, skate, blade, or scooter, is all created equal and supports the reduction of GHGs through non-fuel modality options.
  • Southern California Edison (SCE)
    • Green Rate Program – The Green Rate gives you the opportunity to purchase renewable energy. If you can’t install solar panels on your roof, this might be a good alternative solution for you to participate in solar without having to install or maintain solar panels.
    • Electric Vehicle (EV) Info for Residents - Learn about EV rebates and charging.
    • Electric Vehicle (EV) Info for Business - Learn about Transportation Electrification (TE) and how to integrate it into your business. 

18 - Active Projects

20 - Complete Projects


186,480 - Usage Hours (Since January 2018)

EV Charger Usage (Public and City Fleet)

 1,185,057 - kWh Solar Produced

$16 Million Total Funds Spent to Date

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